Video #76 ~ Love Paper Bag Pocket

Hi CJToo Friends: Another crafty project for Valentine's - treats, small gifts or notes of thanks will fit perfectly inside this cute love paper bag pocket. The inspiration for this project is from Dawn who is a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator - see her YouTube Project HERE. Using the Simply Sweet cricut cartridge I cut the LOVE out of hot pink and glitter paper both at 3". Use the multi-cut button … [Read more...]

Video #75 ~ Kiss Me! Frog Prince Card

Have I got a sweet card to show you today. ÜThis card was super fun to make using the frog, crown and KISS ME cuts from the Sweethearts Cricut cartridge made it super special! - The frog and KISS ME cuts are cut at 3" - regular and shadow.- Stickles for bling heart and green frog eyes. - Pattern paper is from Nana's Kids, DCWV paper stack. - 8 1/2 by 11" green cardstock folded in 1/2 to make this … [Read more...]

Video #74 ~ My Sweet Valentine Card

Hi everyone.....Forever Young is a brand new cartridge from Cricut that is very girlie, young, hip, trendy and offers unlimited possibilities.  With almost a paper doll affect putting these models together is a lot of fun.  Keeping with my valentine's theme this week I created this black, red and white card to share with you.  The model is cut at 5 1/2 inches on regular and shadow.  The heart is 4 … [Read more...]

Video #73 ~ Just "Write" for Me Valentine Treat

Hi everyone.... I have a special treat for you, CJToo friends....I had my best buddy Spencer help me with this project.  He is so sweet and a lot of fun!  He is always wanting to "craft" with me so I took the time to let him help me with this project.  He is so proud of it and we had a great time putting this together for you.For this project we selected the scalloped heart from the Sweethearts … [Read more...]

Heart Box using TBBM Cartridge

Hi everyone........... The TBBM (Tags, Bags, Boxes and More) Cricut cartridge is one of my favorites for making cute boxes and bags so that I can create, decorate and fill with a sweet treat.  In this video I create the heart box on page 121 and show you how you can create one too.  Decorate the box with ribbon, stickers, markers, paint, cricut shapes, other shapes, or just leave plain.  Then … [Read more...]

~ Video #68 ~ 25th Wedding Anniversary Card

Here is a card I created for a couple celebrating a 25th Wedding Anniversary.  I started with a 12 x 12 sheet of black cardstock.  The heart is from Sweethearts Cricut Cartridge The 25 is from Ashlyn's Alphabet All of the measurements and information on packaging for this card is included in the video below..... Leave me a comment below this post and let me know what you think, to say HI or … [Read more...]

~ Video #69 & #70 – Basic Layering with Sweet Treats Birthday Cake

The Sweet Treats cricut cartridge is packed full of yummy birthday cakes, cupcakes, ice cream varieties and lots more to make your projects a real sweet treat.  In this video tutorial I am showing basic layering with the new cricut owner in mind.  With Christmas directly behind us we have lots of new cricut owners and I know I have some new followers and visitors because you are here trying to … [Read more...]

~ Cricut SWARM in Houston, Texas 2009

If you live in the Houston, Texas area (or within driving distance)- join us for the next Cricut SWARM on February 20th.  Click HERE to read all about it and reserve your spot today.  Here is a picture from the Cricut Swarm in September 2009 hosted by Lori, TheCricutLady (from the Cricut MB).  I had a total blast and am totally looking foward to the next one.  A Swarm is just a gathering of … [Read more...]

Helpful Tips for the Cricut User 2009

There are many new Cricut owners (thanks to Santa and sweet hubbies) that brought you what you wanted for Christmas.  Welcome to the wonderful world of Cricut Crafting!  No matter if you have the Cricut for scrapbooking, card making, crafting, classroom, special projects etc. - the opportunities and projects this machine can help you do is ENDLESS.  The comforting fact is that all of us where new … [Read more...]

~ YeeHaw Cowboy Scrapbook Lay-out

***************** I am very honored that Megan at Above Rubies Studio included this project in the Project Gallery of her Cricut A - Z DVD.  Mine along with many other talented crafters.   Click HERE to view what this DVD is all about (beginner, intermediate or advanced) and see if it is for YOU.....OR if you have this amazing DVD check out this project in the Gallery.... p.s. Stay tuned for … [Read more...]