Wednesday, December 28, 2011

3-D Heart Box




**Update on 1/9/12 to include a video**
I have seen so many beautiful 3-D SVG projects online lately, bought many of them but found I needed to get back to my roots of using my collection of cricut cartridges more often. This heart is my "prototype" for a class I want to do for February. Maybe, I will make a video on how to make it as well 

Cricut Cuts: Heart from page 119 Basic George
Cut two at 7 1/2, one at 6 1/2 and 1 at 6 1/4
You also need two strips at 12 x 2 1/2 and 12 x 1 1/2






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Friday, December 16, 2011

Happy Birthday Roxy - Hello Kitty Cake

My beautiful sister-in-law, Roxann, gave me the honor of making the cake for her birthday. Her request was Hello Kitty with animal print or damask and of course red velvet. I used my Cricut Cake and Wilton's Sugar Sheets to cut out Hello Kitty - I loved how it turned out, however, was a little sad to cut it. So, I made a custom cake box that she could keep after the cake was gone.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Snow People Cookie Box (Snowmen just didnt seem to be PC)


Hi All, My Mrs. Claus cookie box with the online video did so well that I decided to do another. Yup, I am hooked! I can't wait to do more of these and get better. So, This Snowman 6x3 cookie box is my latest workshop at Hearts-n-Crafts etc. using files from SVG Attic.
Click HERE for the Video

Monday, November 28, 2011

Mrs Claus Cookie Box Class


Yay, I Finished my next class. It is a Mrs. Clause Cookie box with a sleigh that holds candy using SVG Attic files. Kits will be available at Hearts-n-Crafts etc. AND this is my first kit with a video to help you put it together, from the comfort of your home. Can't wait to hear your feedback!

Click HERE for the video.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Doorhangers from SVG Cuts


I downloaded this kit from SVG Cuts awhile ago and came across it today... I loved how they turned out.... I am thinking I need to make more for the store. Yup, think I will.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Raider Cake - Really Randy?


I really got a lot of slack from my Facebook friends that this cake was Raider - but it was Randy's birthday and his request. This cake turned out much better than I expected.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Pumpkin Pie Box and Announcement


I am so excited, the store is now offering classes and kits using files created by the very talented Jessica at SVG Attic. The first class offered is this Pumpkin Pie box and Pumpkin wagon on November 12th for $12.00. If interested, please call the store at 626 967-9036 to reserve your spot.

Jessica Bashaw will be at Hearts-n-Crafts on Nov 12th from 1pm to 4pm demoing the use of her files, answering questions and offering a make-n-take for $5.00 OR free with a $10.00 store purchase.In addition, with every $10 spent, on Nov 12th, you will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win one of my upcoming classes featuring files from SVG Attic.

We hope you will join us Saturday, November 12th for the class, Meet and Greet with Jessica, the Make-n-Take and (oh) did I mention light refreshments?

Monday, October 31, 2011

Hello Kitty Ornament using Vinyl


Who loves Hello Kitty? This ornament class is being offered at Hearts-n-Crafts etc. on Dec 1st 6-9 for a low price of $10.99 - Supplies are limited, only doing 34 so if you are interested call the store at 626 967-9036 and sign up. My classes usually sale out in 2 or 3 days so call soon if you want one of these.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Sneak Peek


Sneak peek on an upcoming class at Hearts-n-Crafts etc...... Class details will be announced soon along with a new business partner....... I can't wait to share!

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Bring the challenge on!


I had a customer ask me to make a Scarecrow using the Shopping Bag on TBBC cartridge. This is what I came up with - everyone loved it! Another sold out successful class. Eyes, nose, cheeks and flower are from Plantin Schoolbook.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Mini Monsters Door Hanger



I saw a door hanger like this someone online (sorry I can't give you credit for the inspiration). I made the sample while at the store where I volunteer and before the end of the night I had sold 24 kits, all I had paper for. So, instead of ending it there - I grabbed different paper and sold another 24. I am so blessed to have such amazing customers.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Do Not Enter - Okay, you can come in and do this project.


Join me this Wednesday for another session of Cricut Tips with Tee and make this door hanger. Just $5 - bring your 12x12 cricut mat and basic tool kit!

Monday, September 5, 2011

3-D Daisy on Plantin Schookbook - Yup!


I cut the flower out of Paisley (page 41) at 3.5" three times. I used a tooth pick to score the petals. The center of the flower was cut at 1.5, 1.25 and 1" and curled with a tooth pick. I love how this turned out.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Hip Hip Horray - Card Class


I am teaching a class on Aug 11th at 6pm in Covina California -there are a few spots left if anyone is interested in coming. It is 4 cards and two purse gift card holder for $18.00 - Kits are also available and we do ship. :)

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Jay's 3rd Birthday - Pirate Cake

My niece Samara asked if I could make a Pirate cake for my great nephew, Jayden, who is turning three today. The cake is coconut with fresh pineapple filing.

I cut the Pirate using my Cricut Cake and Indie Art. The boat was cut by hand. This was my first time using Duff fondant. The red and black were very nice to work with but the white was almost translucent. I added brilliant white gel color get the white you see here.

I love how it turned out and so did the birthday boy. At the end of the day, that's all that matters.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Hello Kitty Card Class


Ok - I promised to post a picture of the Hello Kitty Cards. Everything is cut out using the Hello Kitty Cricut Cart and Doodlebug papers

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Pokemon made with Wilton Sugar Sheets


This past weekend was my nephew's 8th birthday and I had the pleasure of making his cake. Wilton had just come out with a new product called Sugar Sheets and I couldn't wait to try them with my Cricut. The blue is marshmallow fondant as are the stars. Everything else was cut using Wilton's Sugar Sheets.