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Monday, September 16, 2013

Happy Fall - Cricut Artbooking cartridge

I purchased the Cricut Artbooking cartridge and stamp set a few weeks ago (found a good deal on eBay!) and have been waiting for a chance to play with it.   I thought making a Fall card would be a good start. 
 
I cut the tree with frame at 4.5" and the Fall frame at 3.25".  The Fall banner is actually the bottom portion of a frame, similar to the tree image; I just cut off the bottom and rounded the corners, since I wanted the word and not the frame.  I added a button and some small letter stickers to complete the sentiment.   I cut scraps of colored papers and placed them behind the openings in the tree frame and then added some antique linen stickles for a little bit of shine.  The card is 5" x 5", so even though it's a square card, it will fit in a 5" x 7" envelope so there won't be extra postage - yay!
 
Bitten by the Bug 2 has a Fall themed challenge this week, so I'm entering this card in their challenge. 
 

6 comments:

Sharon said...

Oh so very pretty!! I love this tree and how you put the different papers behind the leaf openings. And the added stickles is great. Thank you so very much for joining our 'Fall' challenge at BBTB2!!!! :)

Brenda said...

Isn't Artbooking a fabulous cart?!! I love how you used it, the different papers behind the tree makes for fabulous fall leaves and I just love your sentiment by using a photo mat!! Thanks for joining us at BBTB2;-)

Caroline said...

Your card is very pretty. Love the fabulous colors and paper patterns. Thanks for joininfg us at BBTB2.

Susan Edwards said...

Very pretty card and great use of the Artbooking cartridge! This is perfect for fall. Thank you for joining us this week at BBTB2.
Susan

Tara Bruening said...

Hope you will stop by and link up at Craftin Desert Divas “Fall/Autumn” Linky Party.

Tara
Craftin Desert Diva's

Robin Carroll said...

Thank you for linking up with us for Tara's linky party at Craftin Desert Diva's We hope that you will join us again for the next linky party!

CDD DT Robin
Cut One Designs by Robin