Monday, June 26, 2017

Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog #304-Patriotism

Welcome to another challenge at FFCB.  Our theme this time is Patriotism.  We want to see your project about patriotism in any country.  Our design team has been hard at work, creating some delightful inspiration for you.   

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To qualify for the prize, be sure to use at least 1 Cricut cut on your project and if it's not obvious, let us know what cartridge you used. If you use a Cricut Explore machine, at least one cut must be from the Cricut catalog of images.

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Here's my project:

I used my Cricut Expression to cut the balloons in red, white and blue.  They are popped up with foam tape and have a coating of clear Wink of Stella which is sort of visible in this picture.  I love the curly tails on the balloons.  The blue looks a bit purple in this photo, I have to say, but it is blue.

It reminds me of the 4th of July, of course. This is a quick and easy just for fun card, no stamping involved -  just DP and Cricut cuts. Sometimes, that's all you need!

Card Stock:  Recollections 110 lb and 60 lb
Designer Paper:  My stash
Cricut Cartridge:  Celebrate with Flourish
Accessories:  Foam tape, Wink of Stella (clear)

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  1. Beautiful card Sheila, I love all your happy balloons and the fun stars Have a blessed day

    1. Thank you, Diana. Blessings to you, too!

  2. You are right- sometimes a quick, easy and fun card is all you need! This one makes me happy-perfect for the holiday!
    Happy Fourth of July!

    1. Thanks, Cynthia. I hope you have a great 4th.

  3. What a cool July birthday card, Sheila! I love those curly-cue strings, too, and the joy of making cards nowadays with only die cuts! Brilliant! Don't know how we made anything halfway decent with our simple skizzors back in the "old-timey" days, haha! Hugs, Darnell

    1. You make me laugh, Darnell. I was never much good with the fancy skissors - could never line them up correctly for a long cut!!

  4. Wonderful patriotic card! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious
    Tina dt

  5. So pretty with all that shimmer and sparkle!! Fabulous card!!

  6. Great card! Thanks for sharing at Creatalicious, Jackie, DT member.

  7. This is a great card! I love how you used the colours on your paper and balloons in a Patriotic theme!

  8. Hi Sheila! Love your fun stars card and I just adore the sparkly balloons! Happy 4th of July and thanks so much for joining my Red, White, and Blue-tiful blog challenge :)

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

  9. Such a fun card..I just love those balloons with curly strings..Thank you so much for joining us at Happy Little Stampers - Anything goes with Dies Challenge. Hugs xx Deepti

  10. A lovely card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional die cuts and/or punches” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT The Sketchy Challenges)

    PS: Sorry for the late comment, life had been very busy the past couple of weeks…


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