"Let's Catch Up..." Card

This card was created for the Cricut Cardz Challenge #62- Cup of Cheer and the Cooking with Cricut Emboss It Challenge. A special thanks to everyone who let me know about this challenge! 

I started with a standard 4.25"x5.5" card base and layered two different colors of pink on top cut at 4"x5.25 and 3.75"x5" respectively. The top layer is embossed with the Cuttlebug Perfectly Paisley embossing folder. 

The teapot and mug are both cut from the Cricut Lite Savory cartridge; the teapot is cut at 2.75" and embossed with the Cuttlebug Spots and Dots folder and the mug is cut at 2.25" and embossed with the Cuttlebug Seeing Spots folder and the Cuttlebug Swiss Dots folder. 


I cut two frames from the Wild Card cartridge at 11.75" (the measurements on this cartridge correspond to the base card size...not to the actual size of the cut) and layered them on top of each other. The top frame is embossed with the Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder.


Everything is popped up on foam for added dimension. 


I used cardstock, a stamp and a corner punch to create a simple sentiment on the inside of the card. 


Products used:
Cricut cartridges: Savory and Wild Card
Fiskars Corner Punch - Elegance
Inkadinkadoo Clear Stamps - Tickets and Coupons

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20 comments:

Jovan said...

Just to cute...I love all your embossing!

February 17, 2011 at 9:58 AM
Jeri said...

Another fabulous creation. I love all the layering and dimension you've created. I don't see too many things created with that cartridge and I don't have it myself. Now I'm tempted to get it.

February 17, 2011 at 10:12 AM
Maria Elena said...

This is so pretty Abi !!! This card could play in Challenge 17: Emboss it at http://cookingwithcricut.blogspot.com/

Have a great Thursday ;-)
Maria Elena
http://mariaelenaworld.blogspot.com/

February 17, 2011 at 10:17 AM
The card boutique said...

I love everything about this card and its also a great project to enter in the cooking with cricut challenge as well.

February 17, 2011 at 10:31 AM
Minta's Creations said...

Love your card really pretty...and the embossing rocks..Love this.
Minta

February 17, 2011 at 10:34 AM
Staying Crafty said...

Oh my gosh - this is ADORABLE! :)

February 17, 2011 at 10:51 AM
Pholly said...

I just love this card, it is so cute.

I am a new follower.

phollyphlox.blogspot.com

February 17, 2011 at 12:10 PM
Jean said...

Love this and all of the embossing is great. Thanks for playing along with us at Cooking with Cricut.

February 17, 2011 at 12:50 PM
Crafting Misfit said...

Love, love, love the combinations of embossing!

www.craftingmisfit.blogspot.com

February 17, 2011 at 1:34 PM
Cathryn said...

Really nice!!! I LOVE the colors and all the embossing looks awesome!!! TFS, your new follower Cathryn67 <3
inthepinkcathryn.blogspot.com

February 17, 2011 at 2:45 PM
Amber said...

This is beautiful! I love the layers and embossing! Great work!

February 17, 2011 at 3:35 PM
Shelly said...

Super Duper Cute! The embossing is perfect.

February 17, 2011 at 5:50 PM
Nicole said...

Beautiful card. Love the sentiment stamp on the inside and the colors that you chose to use! TFS Thanks for joining us over at Cooking with Cricut this week!
Nicole CWC DT

February 17, 2011 at 6:14 PM
Jennifer said...

This is so cute -- it would make a perfect invitation for a girl's tea party! Thanks for embossing with us this week at Cooking With Cricut.

~ Jen, CWC Design Team

February 17, 2011 at 8:45 PM
Lezlye said...

Greta Card! Love all the details! Thanks for playing along with us at CCC!

February 18, 2011 at 1:26 AM
Sonya said...

You do great work, I'm now a follower!!

February 19, 2011 at 8:40 AM
Bouncy, Flouncy, Fun,Fun, Fun said...

Love the colors and all the fun layers! Super cute card!!! Thanks for joining us at Cooking With Cricut! :) Becky CWC DT

February 19, 2011 at 10:23 AM
Mad Crafter said...

Love this card. The choice of colors is awesome!!! TFS and thanks for joining us this week at Cooking With Cricut:)
~Madison CWCDT funkycards.blogspot.com

February 20, 2011 at 5:14 PM
Brenda said...

love all the layers and colors and how you do your insides of your cards....thanks for all the inspiration!!!
hugs
Brenda

February 21, 2011 at 11:00 AM
Dalis said...

I love the retro look on this card!


Thanks for playing with us at Cooking With Cricut!
-- dalis
CWC DT

February 22, 2011 at 11:15 PM

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