Hello everyone, happy Monday. I am hosting this week's Bitten By the Bug 2 Cricut challenge and this week it is all about Mom! I have challenge the Design Team to use any Cricut Cartridge and craft a project for Mom. With Mother's day on 6 days away, we thought perhaps you could use some last minute inspiration.
To help with motivating your Mother's Day crafting, we are thrilled at BBTB2 to have a special Guest Designer joining us today - Michelle Criswell. Michelle is fun and talented paper crafter and we are thrilled to have her join us.
I created a gift card holder for mom. Our mothers have reached a point in their lives where they insist they do not need more things in their lives. But I know that they both like gift cards to purchase things they might not want to splurge on for themselves. I used two cartridges to create this card hold - Close To My Heart's Artiste and Art Philosophy.
The base card holder was cut using Artiste and CTMH Hollyhock card stock. I cut the card at 11.5 inches tall using Cricut Craft Room. I added decorative labels as matting/background on the front of the card. I labels came from CTMH Art Philosophy. I sized them to fit the card holder in Craft Room, using the layer view.
I used a Heartfelt Creations small floral vine stamp to add detail to my light pink striped back ground. I used Copic markers to color the stamped images. I cut triple layer flowers from Artiste and add three flowers to the front of the card, over the floral vine. I finished the design with a pink print Butterfly cut with Art Philosophy.
The Happy Mother's Day sentiment was cut using CTMH's Artiste cartridge. I love both of the CTMH cartridges. I can honestly say they are the two most well used cartridges in my cartridge library.
Thank you for stopping by today. I will be sharing some of my layouts from LOAD 513 with you this week.
May Stamp of the Month - Pinwheel
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May is National Scrapbooking Month and CTMH has a very special offer to help you celebrate:
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Here is a sneak peek at this fabulous paper pack: