Monday, April 30, 2012

Design Team News...One Ends and Another Begins

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

It is going to be a great day. I have some wonderful news to share with you. I am joining the Exploring Cricut Design Team. I certainly love using my Cricut and have a difficult time creating without, so this team allows me to make all the projects I want and supports my addiction.

Today's project was created with my son in mind. He is finishing up his Eagle Scout's requirements for his Boy Scout Troop 113. He built a picnic area at a community elementary school...picinic tables from scratch, mulched area, and planted flowers for beautification. Lots of work, but he was able to get it accomplished.

Here is my project...
Campin' Critters cartridge ~ base (4 3/4"), top layer (4 1/2"), eagle p. 42 (3")
Plantin Schooolbook cartridge ~ 113 cut at 1/2" 
blue, brown, red, white, and green card stock


I cut out all the pieces and worked in an assembly format to create 11 "Thank You" cards. I sure hope that is enough to get started. If not, I saved all my measurements so I can create a few more.

Well, with good news come sad news. This will be my last Design Team project for Made Especially for You with Ashley. My 3 month term is up and now it is time to give someone else the opportunity.

This Week's Challenge...

Here is my Design Team project...
Preserves cartridge ~ kiwi (p 44) cut at 3"
blue, brown, green, yellow, and grey cardstock
yellow brads
Sizzix embossing folder
Spellbinder tag
Cardz Tv stamp
brown ink

This Week's Sponsor:
Prize: $10 voucher

Can't wait to see all those projects!
Stay Creative,


  1. Congrats on the new team. Your project looks great.

  2. Congrats on the new Design Team. They sure have an amazing member with you!

  3. Congrats on the new design team! Great looking project!

  4. Welcome to Exploring Cricut, Georgiana! I can't wait to see more of your awesome projects!

  5. Welcome to our team at Exploring Cricut!

  6. Congrats on the new DT! Loving the boy scouts project!!!
    So sad to see you ending with Made Especially for You but have enjoyed all your projects with them!! Can not wait to see what else you create with the new team!
    TFS and have a great monday!!

  7. Congrats on the new DT!. Your card is so pretty embossing.


  8. Congrats on the new DT!! The project you made are awesome. Beautiful card!

    Hugs, Sheena

  9. Congrats on DT.Very cute thank you cards keeping busy.Very pretty fruit card.It looks so the embossing.

  10. Welcome to the Exploring Cricut Team! You certainly are roaring out of the starting gate with this first project! It is just darlin! Looking forward to working with ya! Blessings...


  11. Congrats on the new team! They are lucky to have you! Your projects are fabulous!

  12. Congratulations to you and your son. Eagle Scout is a great accomplishment. My nephew was an Eagle Scout and it was recognized as special when he was going into the Navy. You both should be very proud (Iknow you are.)
    Rae Ann O.

  13. Congratulations on your new DT spot, Georgiana!! What an amazing accomplishment for your son!! And your project looks like a patch they would have on their awesome!! And I just love the embossing on the second card, and the pretty colors!!

    Regarding your question, I have the hardest time mailing dimensional cards. I go through many padded envelopes!! If there is a lot of dimension, like flowers, I either use a small box or lots of padding in the envelope. It adds extra postage, but I can't seem to help myself when I'm adding all the dimension!! I also make sure at the post office that they stamp envelopes so that they don't go through the machines...that's extra postage, too, unfortunately. If I know it will be mailed, I do try to tone down my fetish for foam tape and flowers :)

    Have a great day,

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  14. love your projects! congrats on the new dt!! :) so happy for you!!

  15. Congrats on the new DT! Excited to see more of your creations! Congrts to your son as well:)
    Your Eagle project is awesome and love your card to! Great job!

    your question regarding welding..I would check MCT tutorials as she show's a lot of welding directions. She is easy to follow..or google welding with gypsy. It really isn't hard-I wish you lived closer..I could show you. Good luck and if I can help you somehow, let me know!

    Sherrie K

  16. Congrats on the DT Georgiana!! Your project is super cute and what a fun cartridge!!

  17. Georgiana congratulations to you on your new dt position you are so creative I know you will do a fantastic job can't wait to see your designs. Big congratulations to your son you must be so proud of him you project is superb! Karen

  18. Welcome to our Design Team!! So glad you have joined us!! Love your great card!!!! :)

  19. I love your boy scout project- don't you just love the camping critters cartridge- so cute!! Congratulations on your new DT as well!! :)Amy

  20. YEA!!!

    We are too alike! We end ME4U and start Exploring Cricut!! Glad to be on another team with you!!

    And your boy scout project is TOOO awesome!!! LOVE IT@@@

    Crafty Hugs,

  21. Congrats on your new DT you Rock!! I love your Eagle thank you's too!

    Pink E
    Creations By Pink E

  22. Congrats on your new DT!

    I passed up Campin' Critters so many times. Then it seemed everyone was using it and I couldn't help myself. I love your scout project. I can't wait to use it some more.


  23. Congratulations, G, on joining Exploring Cricut DT. You are amazing, lady! Love the eagle scout thank yous--very well done. And love that second card for the color challenge; so pretty, and that leafy embossing folder is terrific! Were you able to pick it up in the store? Or did you order it? Is it new? I LOVE it!--Pat

  24. Congrats on the new team! It's always hard leaving a team, but exciting to start new things :O) I absolutely LOOOOVE your eagle project, and what a great sweet card!

  25. Congrats on your new DT, love both of your cards!!

  26. Congrats on the DT. You rock with the Cricut. Love the thank you eagles, they are super cute and I love the shape.

  27. whoa... you made an army of badges!!! love them! congrats on the new DT!

  28. Congrats!!! Your eagle scout is so cute :)


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