Sunday, September 13, 2009

Cricut card - Home Decor cart

Happy Sunday everyone! Today I am posting a card I made using my Cricut cart Home Decor.

I have been looking at this cart from sometime now trying to figure out what cuts I could use on a card front.

After I found this really super cardstock Core'dinations Black Magic, the idea came to me....

That little bird would be sooo cute on a card!

And if you haven't heard of this paper or tried it yet, you are really missing out on something! This cardstock is black on one side and a color on the other...So this piece I used was black on one side and pink on the other.

So you might say, whats the big deal about that...well, just run that paper thru your cuttlebug embossing folders and you will just be amazed! I don't know the name of this embossing folder, but it has the flourishes and birds on it. Then after your emboss it, take a sanding block and just sand a bit and the color on the back shows thru! How clever is that!!!

I then stamped some flourishes from PTI onto the circle and then mounted it onto a scallop circle. I added a little rhinestone for the birds eye, not sure if you can see that.

I really like how this turned out, I will definitely be on the lookout for more Core'dinations cardstock!

Thanks for looking and have a wonderful day!



  1. beautiful card, I use some coredinations but haven't tried this one, looks fantastic - great to stick with the pink and black for this card, it's realy striking


  2. This is amazing! Love the bold color combo and what a cute little bird :D

  3. Wonderful finds here! Also, I found something interesting I thought I would share…from something I wrote this month…
    Bringing Out Your Inner BOLD!
    Bill Blass said, “Style is primarily a matter of instinct.” Decorating takes on a new meaning for each individual. Clever and chic for Janie may be yesterday’s yawn-fest for Carol. Different tastes in décor mean different furniture, artwork and color palettes. So what is the rule of thumb for making your place zing if it’s not a certain style, pattern, or color?
    Bold, baby! Bring on the bold!
    Boldly say what you want to say when designing a room. Make a statement and let your personality shine through. If you go in for the palest blues to soothe and relax, add a custom zing to make it pop! Love black and white photography? Maybe even some of that ultra-hot photo alphabet wall art in black and white? Splash in some passionate pink or revved up red on the wall to make it sizzle.
    No longer are walls content with neutral shades. Any color of the palette goes! Splash on muted melons or eccentric eggplants with savvy sage. Classic colors cozy up with velvety crimsons and Dijon yellows. Color is fantastically bold and beautiful! Rich textured throws, swags, rugs and runners jazz up every room, every time.
    Patterns are all the rage now, too. Twists and twirls, paisleys and pearls-bold is key! Did you ever in a million years think of dotting stripes and striping dots? Designers these days are pulling out all the geometrical stops. Paisley mixes with all sorts of combinations-checks, polkas, and weathered solids. Discover a new way of looking at the world around you in different shapes and deigns.
    Mix it all with gorgeous gilding in silver and gold. Toss in a few well-chosen accents-bold and beautiful. And with the trend of decor becoming more and more personalized, a meaningful piece of photography will make you feel right at home. Black and white as well as the historic look of sepia photography looks gorgeous in any room. Add all these ingredients together, and you’ve got yourself a decorating design that not only expresses your individual style but does so as personally and beautifully as you want it to.
    Whatever you want to say while decorating, say it with your own personal sense of style. Put it out there for the world to see and don’t look back! Embrace your individuality whether your nature is “Janie jazzed” or “Carol calm”. Express yourself! When people enter your home they’ll shoot you a complementary smile, knowing it looks and feels sooooo perfectly like you. And no one can do YOU better.
    To take your individual decorating accents and style to a whole new level of personalization, check out Imagine photographs of natural alphabets, clip art photo messages or even personalized photo place mats. Consider yourself a person on the go? You’ll love pictures to go with alphabet letters! (Intrigued yet? Check us out now!)
    Amp up that “you” factor, bringing the bright lights, bold city look to the forefront with clever photography of New York architecture and nature. And, if it’s gorgeous enough for your home, you KNOW personalized photo gifts are great for any occasion!
    by T. Miller
    Décor Tips & Quips from AlphabetPIX
    Create your own personalized name art with Photos That Look Like Letters at!