Decorating Cricut Expression with Vinyl

Hi everyone and Happy Saturday.......... I've been admiring all of my friends who've decorated their cricut up with vinyl. Here is what I decided to do for mine. I used the Tear Drop font on this project. I may add some pink and purple flowers or other doo dads to it too. I will have to admit there is some trial an error to get it the right size for the project you are working on. I will post a … [Read more...]

100% All Boy Scrapbook Layout

Hi everyone....Here is a simple scrapbook layout I put together for my toddler, Spencer. This past Spring we paid my good friend a visit to check our her new shop....as I was talking to my friend about her new store, he quickly took advantage of her bracelet basket and filled his arms with her bracelets...it was the cutest thing ever. The pattern paper is from the DCWV Animal Crackers paper … [Read more...]

You Suit Me Just Fine Card for My Honey

Hi everyone.... Here is a card that I made using the Indie Solutions Cricut Cartridge for the heart, spade, diamond and club. I printed the greeting off of my computer but you can use whatever greeting you'd like.   … [Read more...]

Creating Happy Faces Tutorial for Paper Dolls

I had some requests to post a tutorial on how I create the happy little faces on my paper dolls or painting projects. Here is a quick tutorial of the basics. If you would like more 1:1 information ~ click on the email button below or leave a comment here with your specific question and I will answer it.Creating faces are not hard....you can use PeachyKeenStamps and your stamp pad or black sharpie … [Read more...]

Cowboy Birthday Invitations using PDDU

Can you say "giddy up, Cowboy?" Well, my little cowboy, Spencer is turning 3 years old very soon. I thought long and hard about party invitations because the possibilities are endless. Anyhoo's, this is what I came up with. I used the PDDU - Paper Doll Dress Up Cricut Cartridge to create this little cute invitation. Please note that there are 2 videos with this project, part 1 & 2. Due to … [Read more...]

Cricut Basics ~ Video #1 Cricut Cartridges

Are you new to the Cricut or are your curious to know more about the cricut cartridges, regular and solutions? How about the keypad overlay, handbook and function buttons? Then this basic video is for you. This is the first of several Cricut Basic Videos designed to help the beginner or not so newbie. Thanks for watching and for your feedback.xoxo,Tracy … [Read more...]

Cupcake Gift Card

Cupcakes are the "thing" right now, at least in the card decorating world they are. Here is a super simple project that is a card project and I call it a "gift in itself" because when you open up the "icing" of the cupcake it reveals the message of the card, mine says Happy Birthday and the liner of the cupcake hides the "gift". Perfect for gift cards or cold hard cash....Ü If you'd like to find … [Read more...]

Flower Messages Card

    Hi everyone..... It's amazing where we crafters find our inspiration. I found a simple roll of flower ribbon and fell in love with it. It inspired me to create this card the same day I bought it....Ü This is not just a traditional open and close card but rather the individual flowers open and close - different huh? Do you own thing with it. I used Hello Kitty … [Read more...]

Video #8 & Video #9~ Wild Card Envelope & You Rock! Card

Hi Everyone....I am super excited about this duo of video's I have just created for you. Video #8 and Video #9 go together. In the first video #8I will show you how I created the envelope using the Wild Card cricut cartridge. In Video #9 I show you how I create a card to go along with the matching envelope my toddler's swim instuctor so in Video #8 you will see the envelope creation and in Video … [Read more...]

Video #7 ~ Shoe "Bling Bling" Card

Here is a project video, my very first project video I might add. I have lots to perfect but appreciate the comments and feedback. Here is a picture of the card I am creating in the video.....Here is the video....thanks for watching....Ü … [Read more...]