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My Craft Goals for 2015

My Goals for 2015:

1. Update my goals for 2016 in January of 2016 :)
2. Maximize my crafting time!
3. Keep plugging away at scrapbooking photos!!
4. Learn how to Heat Press!!
5. Have fun!


Friday, January 27, 2012

Scrapbooking SOS 1st Anniversary Blog Hop


Welcome to Scrapbooking SOS's 1st Anniversary Blog Hop!  

If you are looking for the Cricut Craftin Friends Blog Hop, please go HERE.

You should have arrived from MARY.  If you stopped here first, please go to the BEGINNING so you don't miss anything!!


1. Michelle O'Driscoll  - ScrapbookingSOS.blogspot.com
4. Lori Apgar - http://www.scrappinmystressaway.blogspot.com ***HERE***
5. Pattie Beach - http://paperplates-pjbeach.blogspot.com/  ***NEXT***
8. Cindy deRosier - http://www.cindyderosier.com
9. Jean - http://pagesintime.blogspot.com
10. Marianne - http://mylifeincraft.blogspot.com/
11. Joyce (with a great sketch and challenge) - 1ashjoy.blogspot.com
12. Emily Kincke - http://emily.kincke.com/
13. Back to Michelle - ScrapbookingSOS.blogspot.com    

On to my project.....

I made a Magic of Winter 8x8 shadow box for my project today.  I used vinyl for the the phrase and cardstock for the snowman and banner.  I found my shadow box at Michaels.

When I use vinyl, I like to make the most of my cuts.  I have vinyl for a total of 5 projects on my Gypsy Mat.  

When I cut vinyl, I set my Expression to 3-3-3 (blade depth, speed and pressure) for a kiss cut.  This means I don't cut through the paper backing.  I use clear contact paper as my transfer tape.  Just make sure to de-stick it a bit on your pants first!

Here are my cuts.  For this project, I used "the Magic of Winter" phrase from Winter Woodland sized at 5.27w x 3.47h.

If you want to see some of the other projects with these vinyl cuts, you can go HERE.

I placed the phrase up high so the snowman would be seen.  I used a piece of glittery snowflake paper as my background.
I cut out this snowman from A Child's Year in white cardstock.  I cut it out at 4.88w x 3.71h and pop dotted it on my cardstock.

I wanted a little something in the corner and decided to hang a mini banner.  I used Birthday Bash for my banner pieces and cut out the pieces at 1.35 inches.  I used Calligraphy Collection for the font and cut the letters at .92 inches.


I adhered the twine on the shadow banner flags and sandwiched them in between the layers.

I adhered the top banner flags on and my banner was complete. 

 I added some stickles on the bottom of the paper to make the snow sparkle.  I also added some red stickles to the snowman and little boy.

I pinned the banner in the corner and added some gems to the flags. 

I added some white tulle inside the shadow box to mimic snow.  I tied a sheer white bow on the top and used glue dots to hold it in place.

Thanks for stopping by today!!  Your next stop is Pattie!


7 comments:

mish said...

Lori! This is gorgeous....I love my Child's Year Cartridge.....got so many ideas and so little time!
Thanks so much for joining me for my 1 year anniversary hop!
Michelle
ScrapbookingSOS.blogspot.com

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

This is just as cute as can be. Love that cart and it is perfect for home decor items like this! Love it!

JaniceA said...

Pretty wall hanging, the title, the snowman and everything are just so pretty.
modjjjash at yahoo dot com

Sue D said...

This is fabulous--thanks for the tips on cutting vinyl.

ShersL84bed said...

Beautiful. Its amazing how the shadow box made this pop! I love it. Beautiful decoration.

Smiles Sher
ShersL84bed@aol.com

Mary Eisen said...

Very cute! Aren't Cricuts fun!!!

Darlene S. said...

Wow! This is really really beautiful and elegant! Love the feeling of it! :)