Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Published Layouts - Cricut Idea Book Feb/Mar 2012 Families

I recently had 3 Layouts published in the Cricut Idea Book - Family's that was recently issued in February/March of 2012.  

 
Splish Splash - Page 74 & 75

Tea Party - Page 84 & 85

We Are Family - Page 90 & 91

Splish Splash:  Patterned Paper:  Echo Park - Sweet Summertime, Craft Felt, Floss, Stickles, Punches:  Ek Success Treading Water, Cricut Expression, Cricut Cartridge:  H20 (Title & Beach Ball), Simply Charmed, Leaves for flower, Cuttlebug, Flower Dies (Cuttlebug), Sewing Machine.

  1.  To create Beach Ball feltie cut the Ball and layer in white cardstock at 1 ¾” Glue the white cardstock circle to the blue felt and the layer cardstock to the orange felt and hand cut around the shape.  Glue the orange piece to the blue circle.  Glue an orange button to the centre top of the ball and add  a green coloured pearl to the centre of the button.
  2. Create 3 leaves for the flower by using the layer 3 with the Real Dial Size Button turned on at 1” in white cardstock.  Glue the White cardstock to the green felt and hand cut each of the 3 leaves out.  Hand stitch down the centre of each of the 3 leaves using green embroidery floss.  Cut an Orange Flower and a Blue flower out of felt using a Cuttlebug and the Flower cuttlebug dies  Glue the flowers and the leaves together to create the flower feltie and add a green button to the centre.
  3. Handraw gridline with pencil on white cardstock insuring that there are 6 rectangles approx 3 ½” wide by 4 ¾” long.  With Orange Thread in the sewing machine sew over hand drawn gridlines and erase any remaining pencil markings. 
  4. Cut 3 pieces of the Blue pp to 4 ¾” x  3 6/16” and glue to the appropriate markings on the grideline. 
  5. Cut the 3 photos to the same size of the patterned paper and glue to remaining squares of the gridline.
  6. Cut the Echo park Die cut shape from the pp and glue in the first square and write the journaling.
  7. Attach the Flower Feltie that was created earlier.
  8. cut 3 7” strips of blue cardstock and trim the long edge with the EK Success treading water punch to create the waves.  Using Blue Stickles cover the bottom and top of the strips of waves.  Pop dot the 3 layers of waves on the layout in the bottom right corner to give dimension.  Add the Beach Ball Feltie created earlier.
  9. Hand cut 8 circles from the pp and trim off the bottom edge of each circle.  Glue to the top left of the layout.
  10. Using the H2O Cricut Cartridge cut the phrase Splish Splash in both green cardstock and blue cardstock at 3 ¾”  Trim the water spash marks off of the green cut and glue the green to the blue.  Pop dot title off the page and add green stickles to the green portion of the title.  Then add glossy accents to the blue water spash marks to make it look more like water.  


Tea Party:  Patterned Paper & Diecuts:  Kaiser Craft (Candy lane), Cricut Expression, Cricut Cartridges:  Cricut Cake-Birthday cakes (title), Circle Punch - EK Success, Ribbon:  May Arts. from the Pink Dot pp cut a 10 1/2” x 10 ½” square.
  1. Using the Circle Punch cut 8 circles from the stripped pp.
  2. Glue circles to the back of the pink square making sure to overlap them a bit to create a scalloped edge.
  3. Glue the pink square 10 ½” Square to the Orange PP
  4. Create a flower using the Green dot with Pink scalloped circle die cut and attaching the orange felt flower to he centre.  Then attach the chipboard flower to the centre of the orange felt flower.
  5. Attach all 3 photos and then glue down flower in bottom left corner of the photo making sure to overlap a part of the flower on the photo.
  6. Hand cut the banner from the pp and pop dot it from the layout over the top left photo.
  7. Make 2 bows using the ribbon and attach on either side of the banner
  8. Using the Cricut Cake – Birthday Cakes Cricut cartridge cut the word Tea Part in the green pp at 3 ¼” using the Plain Phrase feature and the double hearts.
  9.  Cut the layer Party in orange using the shift key along with the Plain Phrase Feature.
  10. Glue the Orange word “Party” to the Green cut phrase.
  11. Pop Dot the Tea Party Title on the layout
  12. Glue the Tea pot Chipboard shape just above the word on a slight slant.of the strips of waves.  Pop dot the 3 layers of waves on the layout in the bottom right corner to give dimension.  Add the Beach Ball Feltie created earlier.
  13. Hand cut 8 circles from the pp and trim off the bottom edge of each circle.  Glue to the top left of the layout.
  14. Using the H2O Cricut Cartridge cut the phrase Splish Splash in both green cardstock and blue cardstock at 3 ¾”  Trim the water spash marks off of the green cut and glue the green to the blue.  Pop dot title off the page and add green stickles to the green portion of the title.  Then add glossy accents to the blue water spash marks to make it look more like water.  
We Are Family:  Patterned Paper:  SEI (Addison) & Bella Blvd (Family Tree), Ribbon:  American Crafts, Fun Foam, Chipboard: Making Memories, Corner Rounder:  EK Success, Martha Stewart Fringe Siccors, Cricut Expression, Cricut Cartridge:  Seranade (tree), Cuttlebug, Cuttlebug Letters, Quickutz Cloud Die, Spellbinder (Butterfly), 
  1. Cut Blue PP to 4 ½” x 12” inches and trim one 12” edge with the Cutter Bee Paper Trimmer using the Scallop Blade.
  2. Cut the Orange PP to 6” x 5 1/4”
  3. Cut the Striped PP to 1” x 12”
  4. Cut the Green PP to 1¾” x 12” and trim one 12” edge with the Cutter Bee Paper Trimmer using the Scallop Blade.
  5. Cut the Blue PP first to the Brown Cardstock, then the Orange pp
  6. Hand cut 3 pieces of Green PP to create the hills for the tree.  Using the Martha Stewart Fringe Sissors create a grass look to 2 of the hills.  Place one of the hills overlapping the orange cardstock.
  7. Cut the Tree on the Cricut using the Green Bling Cardstock at 7”
  8. Cut the Tree trunk using the Layer Feature in Brown Cardstock at 7”  and glue the trunk on top of the green tree.
  9. Glue the tree to the layout on top of the hill
  10. Add the other 2 layers of the hill
  11. Cut a 2” x 1” strip of beige cardstock and using the corner round round the 2 edges.  Using a green gel pen write the date of the picture and place over the final hill
  12. Attach photo making sure the tree leaves overlap the photo a little
  13. Glue down the stripped pp and the green pp with the scallop edge trim
  14. Glue the ribbon to the layout over the striped pp.
  15. Glue the Making Memories word Family above the phot
  16. Cut 2 clouds using the Quickutz Die from white craft felt
  17. Cut the letters for the rest of the Title “We Are” using the Cuttlebug dies from Black Fun Foam)
  18. Glue the clouds to the layout and glue the Letters to the Clouds
  19. Using the small butterfly from the Spellbinder die set cut one brown butterfly from craft felt.
  20. Glue the felt butterfly to the letter Y on the word Family. 
  21. Glue the 3 pink bling hearts to the centre of the butterfly. 



4 comments:

Rosanne said...

Love all those layouts!

Dr. J said...

Congrats! I just love that family one. :)

Regan said...

FABULOUS!!!

Deanna said...

These are awesome girl!