Hello paper crafting friends! It must be Monday because it's Bitten By the Bug 2 day! This week our Cricut challenge is being hosted by our fabulous Design Team sister, Jayne. Jayne has asked us all to Shape Up (!) and use our Cricuts to create a shaped card or layout.
I started out this week's challenge with a ticket shaped card featuring the same cuts that I eventually used on this card. I felt like the ticket shape was getting lost in the other elements of the card so I created a word shaped card. Using the Summer in Paris cartridge, I took the word Paris, with the Eiffel Tower and created a mirror image of the cut and welded the two in Cricut Craft Room. I added a cursive i from the Artbooking cartridge to connect the P to the a in Paris.
I sized and cut the two layer Eiffel Tower, also from SIP, to fit over the tower on the card front.
After gluing the card front onto the card, complete with the Eiffel Tower layers, I used Artbooking to cut the word "Shop" and the Fleur-de-lis charm. The Fleur-de-lis was cut in two layers, the top layer is metallic gold card stock. I added a charm loop to hold the charm on the letter P.
I finished my card by adding a chic shopper behind the i in the word Paris. I cut a chic woman from the Suburbia cartridge. I dressed her in red and white with a blue beret. Her beret is actually the dot over the letter i, but I think it resembles a stylish beret!
This week's Cricut challenge at Bitten by the Bug 2 offers so many opportunities for creativity - I hope you will join us in this week's challenge. Please check the side bar at BBTB2 and then link in your NEW project under this week's post at BBTB2.
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