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DELICIOUS DIE CUT Challenge #76. Here's your challenge ... if you choose to accept it ... and I hope you will: create a Vacation themed card using any kind of die-cutting machine you own (or borrow). How simple is that?
I used my Cricut Expression for my Vacation themed card. I call it "Come Sail Away". Here's my card:
This card is a scalloped circle card cut at 5". I used our exclusive Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge (which has 100 different card bases you can cut by the way - 100!). You can find this card image on page 31, B1, card, < Circle2 >. The little fish on the bottom left the card is one of the chipboard elements found in the Footloose Complements Dimensional Elements.
|Footloose Complements Dimensional Elements (X7151C)|
I used our Footloose paper - I just think their colors scream summer vacation! Three of the coordinating colors are Lagoon, Sweet Leaf, and Creme Brulee which I used in this card. Here are the other papers in the pack:
I cut the half circles for the card using the AP cart. I cut 2 circles at 4 1/2" each using Lagoon and Sweet Leaf cardstock. The image is on page 21, A1, < Circle1 >. I then cut the circles in half. I ran each of the circles through an embossing folder - it's part of the Plum Blossom set of folders from Cuttlebug. The middle strip is cut at 1/2" x 4 1/2" using one of the B&T papers from the Footloose paper pack.
|Close up of card - see embossed background|
|Plum Blossom Cuttlebug Embossing Folders|
I also used a Cricut cartridge called Going Places. That's where the sailboat, clouds and waves came from. The sailboat can be found on page 113, D1, < sailboat > cut at 3 1/2; the clouds were on page 112, D1, < cloud > cut at 1/2" and 3/4"; and the waves can be found on page 105, C4, < water > cut at 1".
Finally, I cut the birds using Chocolate cardstock using the 3 Birds on Parade Cricut cartridge. The bird image is on page 68, E1, cut at 1/4" and 1/2".
|Inside of Card|
The sentiment on the inside of the card is from the stamp set called "Under the Sea" and was stamped using a Lagoon stamp pad. Such a CUTE stamp set!
|Under the Sea|
Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge (Z1686)
Going Places Cricut Cartridge
3 Birds on Parade Cricut Cartridge
Footloose Paper (X7151B)
Chocolate Cardstock (X5643)
Lagoon Cardstock (X5762)
To participate in our challenge, just follow these simple steps:
- Post a direct link to your new creation into InLinkz. (Only NEW creations, please.)
- Make sure you are a FOLLOWER to be eligible to win.
- You may combine your project with as many other challenges as you'd like!
- You may enter as many times as you'd like as long as each entry is a new project & no back links.
- Post a link back to our site inviting others to play along. :)
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