Saturday, May 18, 2013

Happily Ever After

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Welcome to our May Art Philosophy/Artiste Blog Hop!   As you know, both the Artiste and the Art Philosophy cartridges are available exclusively through a Close to My Heart consultant.  If you don't already have a Consultant that you are currently working with, please contact one the Consultants in our hop with any questions you have!
I'm the beginning of the hop, so you're in the right place to start!

Our challenge this month features not only one of these amazing cartridges but we also have a Wedding  theme.  There are so many weddings this time of year!  Do you have any weddings coming up?

For my project, I made a bridal shower favor!  I have been making a lot of different party decorations for friends in the last couple of weeks -- bridal shower, adoption party, birthday, etc.  I have been asked to make up some other bridal shower decorations, so ... here is a favor!

I used BOTH the Art Philosophy AND the Artiste Cricut cartridges to make this.  I cut the little bag using the Art Philosophy.  It can be found on page 23, A3, Shift, Font Layer, < Star > cut at 5".  I used the For Always paper pack.

The dress was cut using the Artiste.  It can be found on page 41, B1, Shift, Accent 2, < Q > cut at 4" using the real-deal size key. 

I ran the dress through my Sizzix Big Kick with one of my embossing folders.  I don't know the name of the folder.  I really wish Cricut would put the name on the actual folder.  Once you take it out of the packaging ...

For the bow on the dress, I used an image from the Happy Couple stamp set.  I stamped it with Black ink and then colored it in using a Cotton Candy marker.

Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge (Z1686)
Artiste Cricut cartridge (Z1790)
For Always paper pack (X7165B)
The Happy Couple stamp set (D1539)
Cotton Candy Exclusive Inks Marker Set (Z2417)
Cotton Candy Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad (Z2193)
Black Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad (Z2105)
Sizzix Big Kick
Cricut Embossing Folder
Your next stop on our "Happily Ever After" hop is Theodora of Celebrate Crafts.

Here is the complete lineup in case you get lost along the way:

  1. Lucy ~ Love 2 Create 
  2. Theodora ~ Celebrate Crafts 
  3. Wendy ~ My Scrapbooking Blog 
  4. Penny ~ It Makes Total Cents 
  5. Michelle ~ My Flights of Fancy
  6. Jennifer ~ 4 Hearts Scrapbooking
  7.  Michelle ~ My Creations with Michelle  
  8. Traci ~ Paper Crafting 101 
Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you in creating your own wedding themed projects!

Have a wonderfully crafty day!



  1. Very pretty with the wedding dress and embossed paper!

  2. Very cute, would love to win these carts.
    Thanks for the inspiration ladies...on my way now to the next stop, lol. What fun!

  3. So elegant and simpe! Very pretty.

  4. awesome creation... I am a follower and an email subscriber... thanks for the chance...


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