Saturday, January 9, 2010

Day 9 - January 9, 2010

"Birthday card for a friend"

Supplies used:

Cricut® Expression Personal Electronic Cutter
George and Basic Shapes® Cartridge
Beyond Birthdays® Cartridge
Cardstock in green
Miss Elizabeth’s 6 Coordinating 70# Scrapbook Papers 12” x 12”- Birthday (Dollar Tree $1.00)
The Glitter Cardstock Stack – solid glittered cardstock 8” x 8”
Zots™ clear adhesive dots small
Cricut® Design Studio software


Open the Cricut® Design Studio software and select George and Basic Shapes. Use the shift setting and select the circle. Resize the circle to a size of 4” high and 4” wide. Copy and paste a second circle next to the first circle and weld the two together. Place green card stock onto 12” x 12” mat, load paper in to the Cricut® and cut the combined circle; this will create the card. Select the birthday cake paper from the “Birthday” collection of Miss Elizabeth’s 6 Coordinating 70# Scrapbook Papers. Use the “center point” feature to center the cutting blade over one of the birthday cakes and cut a circle 3 ½” in size.

From The Glitter Cardstock Stack remove one sheet of green and place it on your cutting mat. This paper is very heavy so it will have to be cut using the “multi cut” feature. Using the Beyond Birthday cartridge, cut a 1 ½” “Happy Birthday”.

Take the Zots and apply them to the birthday cake paper circle and attach this to the front of the card; apply the Zots to the “Happy Birthday” words and place the text on the inside of the card.

This card finishes our creative adventures for the day – earlier we decorated someone’s work space to surprise the person when she gets to work on Monday. This is her birthday card.

1 comment:

  1. That is a great card. The paper is great; I may just have to find a Dollar Tree to track it down. Great job!