Monday, April 4, 2011

Happy Easter! Happy Spring!

Hello my bloggie friend,

I have been working on the following projects for the last three days.  This all came about because I wanted Easter or Spring placemats for my fur-babies: Sophie, Zach and Lucy.  Most of the placemats I found had a funny odor to them.  I think it was just the vinyl they were made with, but Zach does not like 'wonky' odors and he would not get close to his food dish with that placemat under his dish.  So, I decided to make 12x12 placemats for my babies and laminate them.  These pics are pre-lamination.  Need to find a good place to do that job.  So let the show begin ...

Sophie's placemat - Happy Easter
Design details:
Size:  12x12
CS:  black, white, pink, medium pink and medium blue (The Paper Company) and pale yellow (Colorbok - pastel pack)
PP:  blue/pink floral (DCWV - Spring Stack); various papers for eggs were all from my stash.
Adhesives:  ATG (Scotch), 2 Way Glue (Zig - EK Success) and Xyron 150 (Xyron)
Create a Critter Bunny and Flower (pg 26) cut at 6" and Basket cut at 5-3/4"
Cricut Classic Font Letters cut at 1-1/4" (Tall Ball Font with shadow)
Creative Memories Oval set used to cut eggs

Zach's placemat - Egg Hunt
Design details:
Size:  12x12
CS:  black, bright green, yellow, orange, light green and tan (The Paper Company)
PP:  Floral background (DCWV - Spring Stack), green dot (DCWV - Flower Shower stack), Funky Swirl Lime (Making Memories) and various others from stash for eggs
Adhesives:  ATG (Scotch) and Xyron 150 and 500 (Xyron)
Creative Memories oval set used to cut eggs
Create a Critter Chick (pg 53) cut at 5", Worm (pg 65) cut at 4" and Grass (pg 45) cut at 2-1/2"
Cricut Classic Font Letters cut at 1-1/4"

Lucy's placemat

Design details
Size:  12x12
CS:  black, white, light gray, medium pink and medium blue (The Paper Company)
PP:  floral background (DCWV - Spring Stack) and green dot (DCWV - Flower Shower stack)
Fibers: MD Lt Topaz - 725 (DMC Embroidery floss)
Creative Memories oval set used to cut eggs
Create a Critter Lamb (pg 71) cut at 6-1/2" and Grass (pg 45) cut at 2-1/2"
Cricut Classic Font Oval Tags (pg 69) cut at 2" and letters (Tall Ball w/Shadow) cut at 1-1/4"

I am entering them in the following challenges:
Paper Cutz #85 - Easter - any colors
Scrapbookaholic By Abby #2 - Spring - Anything
Cupcake Inspirations #105 - Easter - following this pic


I had a ton of fun creating these larger projects (I typically make cards).   I am planning to make more for others holidays ... Flag Day, Summer, 4th of July, Back to School, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas are on the list so far.  These were just too much fun.

Blessings and Happy Crafting,
Belinda

8 comments:

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Cute idea!

Chris said...

these are so adorable and I just love that you did all this work for your fur babies.
thanks for playing with us at CIC.

Ashley said...

Those are so cute!! I love all the detail! Thanks for playing with us at Scrapbookaholic by Abby!!

Ashley

Pammejo said...

Super cute idea, I bet your babies will love their placemats. TFS and playing along with Scrapbookaholic by Abby. Pammejo-DT

Maria Elena said...

Super cute projects... Now kids are going to eat much better LOL
Thanks for playing this week with S by Abby
Have a great Wednesday ;-)
~Maria Elena~DT
http://mariaelenaworld.blogspot.com/

Staying Crafty said...

How fantastic! I always say I'm going to decorate for all the holidays, but only get around to some of them. This is a wonderful project and I love all your attention to detail. Thanks for playing along at Scrapbookaholic By Abby :)

Rachel Hope said...

So sweet! Each is cuter than the next! Thanks for playing along at Cupcake Inspirations this week!

Nina Dee said...

What a cute idea! I love these! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations!