Thursday, July 24, 2014

Thursday Tutorial: Cutting Stamped Images with Your Explore

Good Thursday morning!  Amy here with another useful video tutorial--this one on using the Cricut Explore to cut out your stamped images instead of fussy cutting.  Hallelujah!  It's a little long at about 17.5 minutes, but I think you'll find it was worth it.


I hope you've enjoyed this video--please join us next week for another Thursday Tutorial!
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Wednesday Winners - #219 Day at the Beach

Howdy Hey!!!

Welcome to another edition of Wednesday Winners!

Emily here to announce those amazing crafters
who just blew us away last week...
well, let's be honest, you all blow us away
week after week with your FANTABULOUS projects!

We truly appreciate all the participation we get with each challenge
and sincerely THANK YOU for supporting us!!!

So without further ado...

the winner of the $50 Gift Certificate to

chosen by random.org is

No. 2
(created with Life Is A Beach)
Sukie

CONGRATULATIONS!!!
You will have 2 weeks to claim your prize by contacting
fantabulous cricut 101 @ yahoo . com
(remove all spaces)

And remember to grab the "FCCB Winner" blinky to display on your blog.
The blinky code is located in the right hand side bar of the challenge blog.

DESIGN TEAM TOP 5 PICKS

No. 4
(created with Cricut Classic Font)

AO Creations

No. 11
(created with Teddy Bear Parade)

Michelle

No. 12
(created with Life Is A Beach)

Who 'Dat Scrapper

No. 14
(created with Paper Pups)

Carri

No. 23
(created with Life Is A Beach)

Amy A

CONGRATS crafters!!!

Please make sure you grab your "FCCB Top Five" blinky to proudly display on your blog.
You can find the code in the right hand side bar of the challenge blog.

Be sure to join us for the new challenge that started Monday:
 #220 Wet N Wild

Have a FANTABULOUS day!!!

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Quick Tip Tuesday

Hello my fellow Cricuteers!!

Liz here to share with you another quick tip. This one shared by us.cricut.com, "...Cricut Iron-on Glitter in Gold is the easiest and fastest way to add sparkle and shine to clothing and home decor without a hint of the mess loose glitter leaves behind ...." so true!! LOVE IT!!!

"...However, because of all that shine, it is sometimes difficult to see where your Cricut design starts and stops. An easy solution? Pop in a Cricut marker, load your material and press "Cut." This won't cut the material, it will only create a tracing for you to easily determine the negative space to weed. 

Then, without removing your mat from the machine, insert your Cricut blade and press "Cut" again. This will successfully cut your design, and you've got a map to what you need to weed!

ps- Each Cricut Iron-on comes with a handy guide for selecting the perfect pressure and blade depth. Use it-- and don't forget to mirror your text & design..."

That is it for now as always thanks for stopping by!
Have a super crafty day!
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Monday, July 21, 2014

FCCB Challenge #220 Wet and Wild

Welcome to another Challenge Me Monday...


 Happy Monday and welcome to another Monday challenge!



Challenge #220 Wet and Wild

This Weeks Sponsor
Winner will receive 3 Digis

~Design Team Inspiration~

Fun in The Sun


Heather
Pack Your Bags

Nikki
Paper Dolls Dress Up and George and Basic Shapes


Boys will be Boys, Artbooking , Pirate Ship SVG (Cre8ive Cutz)



Clouds and Sun SVG (PPnB), Just Because Cards, Pack Your Bags



Animal Antics



Lynn
Fun in the Sun

Pam
Life's a Beach

Baby Steps, Craft Room Basics


Create-A-Critter

Crocs Rule and Best Friends (IC)

Pack Your Bags

Teddy Bear Parade



~This Weeks Challenge~
Wet and Wild
Create a project related to water

To qualify for the prize, be sure to use at least 1 Cricut cut on your project and if it's not obvious, let us know what cartridge you used.



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