February 14, 2012

Bee Mine!

I thought that I would share a project that was created by Summer from Cricut Diaries, .  She created a banner using both her Cricut Expression and Imagine. Although unless it is using cardstock, all of it can be done using the cricut Imagine.

I hope you enjoy her creation and in her own words I give you Summer's project.

Birthday Bash
Hopscotch (pattern cartridge)
2 Sheets white 12x12 card stock
2 Sheets pink glitter paper (DCWV)
Brown/Pink tulle
White Gel Pen
Clear Stickles

I started my Banner by cutting the 1st layer of the banner on my E using Birthday Bash. I cut them at 4 1/2 and when I hit auto-fill I was able to get 4 banners per 12x12 sheet. My paper was a bit thick so I also used the multi-cut option.

Then on my "I" I cut the 2nd layer of the banner (same size 4.5), the letters were also from Birthday Bash (cut at 2 inches) all colors and patterns were from the pattern cartridge Hopscotch. After my banners and letters were printed and cut I switch out the cartridges and cut the bee from Create-A-Critter again with colors from Hopscotch, the bee was cut at 3.5. Since I only used a small part of the 2nd 12x12 white sheet of card stock I hit the "load last" button and was able to have the bee printed and cut on the same sheet!

Once my bee was all put together, I added some clear Stickles to the wing and used my white gel pen on both the bee and the letters.

I used my Pink ATG to adhere the 2 layers of the banner together.

The Bee was pop doted on!

Again I just used my ATG to attach the letters.

I took strips of tulle twisted together and the knotted through the holes in each banner to string them together.

Hope you enjoyed my project, My girls and I always love Valentine's Day, what can be better than tons of PINK!


Brenda said...

I have enjoyed your banner very much Summer!! It is so cute and festive!! Love the bee and the tulle, so pretty!! Thanks for sharing your project and Happy Valentine's Day to you and your girls!!!

Scrappin Dhilly said...

Super cute banner, just love it. I am stopping by from the Circle messageboard and am already a follower of your blog. I am looking forward to more of your creations. I love supporting fellow bloggers and hoping you will also stop by my blog and become a follower too!


Suzanne cricutcraftingrammyblogspot.com said...

This is so cute. Love the little banners you made using your Imagine. Also the bee is too cute.

JenL said...

Very cute banner!

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