Trick or Treet
This was a great rainy weekend to spend in my craft room or as my family calls it, my Cricut lair. I didn’t get a whole lot of projects done, but I did do some experimenting, reading, sorting and thinking. I also tried out the Cricut Craft room a little more. They have some great free Halloween cuts this week. One that struck my fancy was the 3-Deminsional trees. You can’t make these too big or they flop over, but I made several ranging in size from 4-5 inches. The gnarly one didn’t cut as well as the wind swept one for some reason and it tends to want to hang over.
|I thought the purple tree was fun!|
I was intrigued not only with the trees, but the cutout the tree left when it was removed from the paper. I just knew it could be used for something great. After several false starts I finally decided to use it as a stencil. That's the one on the right. I'm entering this in the BBTB2 Tree challenge.
|I love how this turned out|
Over at Mary’s Cardz TV she’s having a SSSpooky S-card Cricut challenge. I’d never made an S card before so I thought it would be a fun project. The only problem I had was that I liked my trees so much I didn’t want to add a bunch of embellishments and cover them up. (I need to work on that) but for now, I’m going with the simple is better/safer approach.
I did use half of one of the trees I had cut out as the overlap embellishment on the front of the card. Then I printed up the Trick or Treet tag for the inside. (misspelling is intentional) using Chiller font and free hand cut the tag.
Two other cards I made were these using a pumpkin stamp from a halloween set I got on clearance several years ago. For the green one I cut out the eyes so you can see the googly eyes from the inside of the card. I’m going to enter this one in the Creative Time for Me Googly eyes challenge and in Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges FACE challenge.
The bat is from the Dress Up Paper Dolls Cartridge. The paper for both cards is from K&Company the Tim Coffey Halloween Mat Pad. I love this little pad!
|Inside of Purple Card|
This is the inside of the purple card. The skeleton is also from the Paper Dolls Cricut Cartridge and the pumpkins are from the Cake Basics cart. The sentiment is a stamp I picked up at Michaels. I cut the tag out with a pair of border scissors.
Hmmm! I guess I got more done than I thought.