Friday, March 25, 2011

Fantabulous Friday - Celebrations


Hello and welcome to Fantabulous Friday!
Thanks for joining us today, I'm so happy you stopped by for a visit!
This week here at FCCB, we have been celebrating! Both our Fantabulous Blog and our
Fantabulous Leader, Robin have birthdays this week...yippee!
As I was debating on which cartridge to explore with you this week, the thoughts of birthdays and cakes and partys kept dancing through my head! And all those images lead me straight to an oldie, but a goodie...
Celebrations!
So...let's check out what Creative Features this cartridge has to offer...
*Tag
*Banner
*Card
*Border
*Shadow
*Blackout
Here's the first card I created...



This is the first time I have made a "Flap Card" and I am really liking this style!
To create this card, I used the following features...
*The background mat was made using the Blackout Feature on page 123. I cut one scalloped circle at
3 3/4 inches and another at 3 1/2 inches. The white layer was embossed with the Swiss Dots folder.
*The layers for the cake are found on page 99. The cake was cut at 2 1/2 inches. I covered the cake plate with lots of silver Stickles for some shine!
Now for the inside of the card...


You can see the magnet at the top of the card, under the scalloped mat. The other magnet is hidden under the red mat on the front of the card. When closed, the magnets hold the flap in place...neat huh?
*The party hat is found on page 105. I cut the hat at 3 inches and added Stickles and a gem for some bling!
For my next project, I made a birthday card and matching tag...


This card just makes me happy....so much bling!
Here are the creative features I used for this card...
*I used the Shadow Feature on page 124, cut at 2 1/4 inches. I cut the happy birthday layers at 2 1/4 inches and layered them all together...then I went a bit "bling happy" with my gems!
*The tag is cut using the Tag Feature found on page 105. I cut this out twice, once in the patterned paper and once in a solid hot pink paper. I slid a piece of blue paper between the two tags and adhered them all together. And, of course, added more bling! A ribbon through the hole and there you go!
This is the inside of the card and the flip side of the gift tag...


*I used the Border Feature to cut the party hats at 2 inches. I also used my Cuttlebug and the
Divine Swirls folder on the hats....and yes...more bling!
And there you have it...an oldie, but a goodie!
(Exactly the way I feel after my birthday)
I hope all of our exploring has put you in the mood to do some celebrating of your own!
If you haven't already joined in our challenge for this week, you still have time! It's such a fun challenge...
Challenge #52 Happy Birthday
Create a Birthday card or project
So, put on your party hat, crank up your Cricut, and link your project HERE!
I can't wait to see what you create!
Until next time,


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9 comments:

  1. Tanya,
    I think Friday is my favorite day at FCCB - I love cartridge exploration and you've done a fantastic job!!!!
    Hugs,

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  2. Hello,
    great job. Cute.
    Sabina

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  3. Loving the flap card, will have to try that out! Great projects as always Tanya!!

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  4. Wow, Tanya... great job! I love both of your projects. I really like the flap card and the magnet idea is just awesome. TFS!!!

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  5. Love the exploration today! Great cards Tanya! :o)
    Theresa

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  6. Just got this cart. and seeing all it can do has me inspired to start working on my sons birthday card

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