Friday, January 11, 2013

Cut It Up Challenge #10- In With The New!

Hi everyone!  It's time for another challenge over at Cut It Up!  The challenge is to create a paper project with a new crafty item that you have never used before.  For my project I made a birthday card using my new Spellbinders for the branch and flowers!  The background paper is also new.  I won them both from Lisa at A Mermaid's Crafts in her Christmas Giveaway.  Thanks, Lisa!  I love them!  I will be entering this card into a couple of challenges.  I hope to see you play along at Cut It Up!  Thanks for looking and have a great day!  :)

Challenges Entered:


Materials Used:
  • Create a Critter 2 Cricut Cartridge
  • Elegant Edges Cricut Cartridge
  • Scrappy Moms Dancing In Circles Stamp Set
  • My Creative Time Anyday Bingo & Crossword Stamp Set (Birthday Hat)
  • Spellbinders Shapeabilities- Cherry Blossoms
  • Fiskars Butterfly Bunch
  • White and Black Gel Pen
  • Buttons


  1. Wow this is super cute. Love that cute monkey and I really like the paper you used for the present. Great colors too!

    Linda ☺
    Crafting With Nana

  2. This is adorable. I love this image with the background. A great scene card!

  3. How fun! I love that he's holding a present! :) Janis

  4. I absolutely love this, Karen!! I'm glad you liked the used them perfectly!! And that monkey is so sweet!! The butterflies are a sweet touch!! Fabulous card my friend!! Happy Friday :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  5. This is so super cute! I love it. The monkey is so cool!!
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes January Linky Party
    DIANA L.

  6. how fun to win all those new goodies!! I love your little monkey!!

  7. Super Cute,Cool & FUN!!
    Have a wonderful Friday,

  8. What a cute card! I love that monkey!


  9. So cute!!! Love that monkey and all the fun embellishments you used!! Awesome card! :)


  10. Aww Karen, this is such a magical birthday card! :o) I adore that monkey cut and LOVE the pretty use of your new Spellbinders! It's perfect. :o) The present is so pretty and I am truly enamored with your butterflies fluttering across the stunning paper. The polka dot buttons are so festive. :o) I always smile when I visit you! :o) I hope you have a beautiful weekend, my friend!

    Hugs and blessings!

  11. Your card is adorable! Love your colors! TFS!

  12. Karen this is super cute! Love how the Monkey is holding the gift.


  13. Way too cute! Love the monkey hanging from the tree!

  14. Love how you added the present to the monkey and all the butterflies are so pretty. This is one of my favorite cartridges!