Friday, June 24, 2011

Face Off LO

I created this lo last night. I had seen something similiar with a football player on the Cricut site and thought I could make this with a hockey player. I used three colors for the is lo, Black, purple and white which are the colors of Will's hockey team. I cut the pennant and hockey player from the Sports Mania cartridge. Pennant is at 3" and hockey player at 2.5". I cut the circle from Plantin Schoolbook with a shadow at 4". I used cardstock from my stash for everything. Thanks for looking.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Friday, June 10, 2011

Koala layout

I created this lo about the Koala we saw at the Lowery Park zoo in Tampa. I was really excited about seeing a koala since I had never seen one before. I thought I was going to see him look like the left photo but instead he was sound asleep and hard to see as you can see from the photo on the right. It turns out they sleep about 20 hours a day because all they eat are eucalyptus leaves which provide no nutrition so they have no energy.

I used 2 Cricut carts on it. Zoobaloo for the title and Create a Critter for the koala at the bottom. I got the black swirls at Hobby Lobby and its from Prima. All papers are from my Bazzill paper pack. I used some little pearls on the O and L in the title and used my Zig glue pen to add glue to the other letters and then used glitter on them. I was going to enter this in the Lasting Memories Bling challenge but then realized they also had a sketch which I didn't use so it's just a LO for me. Thanks for looking!

Thursday, June 2, 2011

The Best Nest

The challenge at Lasting Memories this week is paper piecing. I love using my Cricut so I had to participate. I came up with this lo as a homage to one of my favorite childrens books. It was also callled The Best Nest and was by P.D. Eastman. I used pictures from last spring when the Robins built their first nest outside my bathroom window. It was so cute to watch the babies wait for mom and dad to come back with food. I used plain cardstock for the whole lo. I cut the title from Plantin Schoolbook,the nest from Picturesque, the robin from Nates Abc's and the tree branch from Serenade. I really like the way the lo turned out. Thanks for looking.
P.S. you can go here to see a video of this mama bird feeding the babies.