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Saturday, April 30, 2011

My Favorite Cartridge" Blog Hop

Welcome to Erica's Room "My Favorite Cartridge" Blog Hop

Welcome to my page. Hope you are enjoying this wonderful blog hop. You should have came here from  Heather at http://www.papercrafteranonymous.com/. If not and would like to hop along please go back and start here with Erica at http://mycricutcraftroom.blogspot.com/

The cartridge that I used for this hop was Locker Talk. A very fun and wonderful cartridge that is great for all levels of school from elementary to college.  

For my project I made this little book for my daughter Katelyn to be a little flip book of some things from her 1st year of school. 



 I cut down orange and brown cardstock to 4x6. There are a total of 10 sheets. The inside is alternated colors.
On the front I used the Kindergarten image that is on page 72 and is cut at 3”.  Once again I stayed with the orange and brown combo. I also cut the circles that are on page 45 at 1”. I then cut that in half.  All the lettering in the year and name as well as the ABC-123 is all from Provo Craft stickers. I wanted the year to match but I didn’t have any brown so SHARPIES become my best friend. That’s right I colored the 2011 brown with a sharpie.  The ribbon is just some shear ribbon I found at Joann Fabric. The only thing is I took Scrappy Cat ink in orange that I found also at Joann’s to color the ribbon that once was white. I then used some Studio G glitter glue and added some bling. The inside has nothing inside yet.
Things I used
Card stock -The Paper Company
Printed paper – DCWV grade school paper
Shear ribbon
Provo craft sticker letters
Studio g glitter glue
Before you go to the next person which is Terry at http://justcallmegrammy.blogspot.com/ please follow me and leave a comment. Please and thank you.
Here is the line up for the blog hop. Enjoy
2. Erica and Erin Preserves http://ericaanderin.blogspot.com/
3.Bee Scrappy Walk in My Garden http://medinabeescrappy.blogspot.com/
5.Margarita simply charmed, new arrival http://magalycreates.blogspot.com/
9. Amanda Locker Talk. http://craftsbyamanda.blogspot.com/  <YOU ARE HERE>
11.Lucinda Paper dolls www.thegrowinggibson.blogspot.com
13.Clare Storybook, Straight from the Nest http://www.cricutcraftyclare.blogspot.com/
15. Esther Carosel http://esthrmend.blogspot.com/
16. Misty From my kitchen www.abusyplace.blogspot.com
18. Serafina Birthday Bash http://myquserasera.blogspot.com/



Wednesday, April 27, 2011

New challenge

I made this bookmark for the designed 2 delight digi challenge as well as the card idea ABC-123 challenge.The designed 2 delight digi is such a cute little frog. I love frogs so I couldnt wait to get this. The challenge for the card ideas was ABC-123 which you had to use 1 ribbon, 2 patteren paper and 3 buttons. This is what I came up with.

Be sure to check out card ideas at http://card-ideas.blogspot.com/
and
Be sure to check out their stamps at http://designed2delight.com/prestashop/
thank you
Amanda

RAK Card That I Received

The other day I received a card in the mail from a RAK club that I joined. Thank you Gill McCall created. You can check out Gill's website at http://creationsbygillm.blogspot.com/ . My card this month is from Donna Harvey from the UK. I was so excited to get this. Well this is the card she made.

Thank you Donna. :) 
Have a nice day everyone and be safe
Amanda


Sunday, April 17, 2011

new cards : Update

 I made 2 new cards this weekend for challenges.
The 1st one is for the designed2delight ladybug balancing act digi. This card is a 3x3 card and I used some scrap paper that I had to make it. The flower itself was printed twice. I cut one out and used some popdots. I then used some yellow glitter glue(cheap stickles) over the flower. Its a really cute image. one that I will use over and over again.



This next card is for the card-ideas Lets hear it for the guys challenge. The digi for this card can be found at the owh website. http://www.operationwritehome.org/digis.html or at http://hambostamps.com/digishop/.

Update:  this is another view of the front. Can you see the wire. Hes really fishing now.wait to see the inside.
 This is the inside of the card now. He caught the fish. Now I call that a good day at the pond. :)
Hope you enjoyed. have a wonderful day.
Amanda

Monday, April 11, 2011

Another day, Another card, Another challenge

So I have made a new card today. This one is for the Card ideas from the Designed2Delight designers Kidding Around Challenge.

The Digi image is from digital doodling and is called 'Tilly on a mushroom' I just wanted a very fun and kinda a Alice in Wonderland feeling. Hope you like
Amanda


Sunday, April 10, 2011

My 1st Digi Challenge for Delightful Inspirations

My 1st Digi Challenge ever. I dont know how to link it back to the site but I shall try. :)  I made this card using an image I got from Delightful Inspirations Designs2Delight. The name of the image is "Garden Party". I really love this image. I colored the image using Prismacolor colored pencils. I used my cuttlebug on the green paper I then used some glitter glue on the bee wings, flowers and the cupcake. the yellow ribbon was once white and I used a yellow ink pad to color it. This card is a simple card your basic A2 size card. I hope you all like it. Thank you again everyone who follows me.
Amanda