Archive for February, 2011

Wedding Cake

Well, this is what I have been working on for the last couple of weeks.  A wedding cake made of paper.  I saw the idea in the new Feb/Mar 2011 Cricut Magazine.  I thought it would be perfect as a centerpiece for my sister-in-law’s Bridal Shower this past weekend.  It was a lot of fun to make!  I tweaked a few things from the one in the magazine. 

Materials:

1. Paper mache boxes from Joann’s (8″, 9″, 10″)

2. 24″ textured paper pad from DCWV

3. Open stock “I love you” paper from Joann’s

4. White card stock from Stampin Up

5. Martha Stewart sugar glitter

6. Cricut expression

7. Plantin Schoolbook (scallop circle and border) and Heritage cartridges (flower flourish)

8. Gypsy (not necessary, but makes things easier)

9. Glue pen for glitter and adhering to “cake”

10. Flowers and pearl picks from Michael’s

11. Ribbon from Joann’s

Cupcake birthday

It’s my daughters 10th birthday today!  I can’t believe I have 2 children in double digits.   I made her card using Waltzing Mouse sketch for this week.  I really loved how it turned out!  I used patterned paper from DCWV’s In the Kitchen stack, the cupcake and sentiment stamps are from Waltzing Mouse’s Frame It set and inks ( Chocolate Chip, Delightful Daffodil,  Mambo Melon) are from Stampin Up.  Easy Peasy, but very pretty.

Bridal Shower Mini Album

This is the most ambitious project I have done (although stayed tuned for a future entry).  My sister-in-law is getting married (you may remember I recently posted the invitations I made for her) and I decided to make an album of her bridal shower for her.  I am not a scrapbooker.  Cards are what I spend most of my time working on.  That being said – I really had fun putting this together!  It took a long time but I want to make another one.

Materials:

1)Shaped chipboard album (can’t remember who it’s by)

2)Cricut

3)Gypsy Font, Lyrical letters, Home decor, Plantin Schoolbook and Sweet Treats cartridges

4)Stampin’ UP Stamps, punches, inks, paper and pearls

5)K & Co Best of Barbara Walton paper, Bazzil Bling paper, My Minds Eye Lost and Found Collection, Making Memories Je t’adore collection, open stock paper, Bo Bunny Double Dot

Front Cover:

Invitation Page:

This next page is entered into the Peachy Keen stamps challenge.

Picture of the Bride goes here:

Picture of the Maid of Honor:

The Bride and her Mom:

The Bride and her Sisters-in-law:

A close up of the page:

Pictures of the Brides nieces’ and step daughter:

Close up:

I thought this paper was perfect for listing the attendees of the shower and maybe the gift they gave:

This will have a group picture:

Random pictures from the party:

Close ups of the page:

Another random party pic page:

Close ups:

Back cover and close up: