Saturday, January 19, 2013

The Everything ABC's Blog Hop Letter B


Welcome to the Everything ABC's Blog Hop!

For this hop we will be featuring the letter B. This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment. Whatever the crafter has chosen as their B element will be featured in their post.



My project features the "B"at from the Cricut Artiste cartridge.

It was a little strange to be working on Halloween projects in January but a customer requested that I make some cards for her and here they are.

I used an older paper pack called "Hooligans" from Close to my Heart.  I cut out the bats on black card stock and used the <fit to page> function.  It cut them out at 5 1/2" each and I got two out of a 12x12 sheet.  I then cut out the bats on patterned paper at the same dimensions.  I cut the wings off of each patterned paper bat and flipped the paper on the other side to show the complementary pattern.   That is what I love about Close to my Heart products, they all complement each other!

I scores the bats along the pre-cut score marks done by the Cricut!

I then cut out the "Boo" sentiment on green card stock from the same paper pack using the Artiste cartridge at 1 1/2".  I then used adhesive to attach all the pieces.  The card folds closed to sit inside a standard card envelope.

Your next stop on our Everything ABC'S blog Hop is Lucy Kelleher of Love 2 Create.

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

1. Amber La Mons ~ Scrapper's Therapy (YOU ARE HERE NOW)
2. Lucy Kelleher ~ Love 2 Create
3. Theodora~ Celebrate Crafts
4. Linda ~ Scrappy Therapy
5. Shalana Glass ~ Scrappin' With Shalana
6. Joanne Barnes ~ Josie's Joy 
7. Kathy Johnson ~ Kathy's Creative Corner  
8. Alicia Olson ~ Love Stamping
9. Kelly Lane ~ Paper Petal Memories
10. Jen Patrick ~ Roxybonds Scrappin
11. Shelly Nemitz ~ Just One Piece 

Thanks for stopping by and please leave me a comment to let me know you were here.  Happy hopping!


7 comments:

  1. I love these little bats. The colors are on the inside are a great little surprise pop.

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  2. Great Batty card! I haven't tried this yet but I will when Halloween comes around this year!

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  3. Love all the shapes on Artiste!

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  4. So glad you used my favorite cart! Thanks for sharing

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  5. Love Hooligans and the Boo card is so cute!

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  6. Cute idea to use the B button on Artiste...would be fun to have an ABC Artiste hop.

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  7. very cute project!

    Robin
    http://cutonedesignsbyrobin.blogspot.com/

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