Saturday, June 30, 2012

Enjoy Your Summer with Ms. Octopus and a Christmas Hop Winner

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Exploring Cricut just had a challenge for "Summer Fun" with a recipe twist, and beginning this Monday there will be a new challenge that you will not want to miss.

Here is my Design Team project for Exploring Cricut...

Birthday Bash Cricut cartridge ~ octopus (p. 22) cut at 2 3/4"
Life's a Beach Cricut cartridge ~ bucket (p. 60) cut at 1"
My Mind's Eye pattern paper
orange, hot pink, black, white, and light brown card stock
wiggly eyes
white pearls
orange ribbon
Cardz TV stamps ~ Enjoy! stamp
Onyx Black Versafine ink
orange ink 


Now for the Winner...
Congratulations Susie!
Send me an e-mail (coachfans at cox dot net) with your addres, so I can mail your goodies.

 Have a great day!
Stay Creative,


  1. Great summer colors and the adore her EYES! Love those My Mind's Eye papers they are one off my favorite lines. Have a great weekend. Karen

  2. Cute card! nice colors and image. TFS with us at Cupcake Inspirations.
    Zulma DT

  3. love this card so cute, and the bright color combo is amazing, thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

    sweetie dt

  4. She is so cute!!! Love those awesome eyes! Looks like she is having a great time with her sandbuckets and shovel. The pattern papers and that bow are just great. :)

  5. super CUTE...I adore the colors and her eyes...toooo fun.

  6. Loving that bright pop of orange on this card! Great layers and cute little octopus with her hands full! Fun summer time card!

  7. This is just the cutest!! I LOVE the eyes too:) What a fun card!
    Sherrie K

  8. Adorable card! Thank you so much for the well wishes! Much appreciated :), Kenya

  9. Oh gosh, how beautifully fun and summery! :o) I love the bright papers and the girly googly eyes! They look amazing. The bright orange ribbon is such a great accent. I absolutely love the pink and orange combo you have going on. :o) Another wonderful project! (And congratulations to your winner!)

    Hugs and blessings!

  10. That octopus is so cute, and so very clever to put the buckets of sand in her hands.. And of course these eyes really give her the perfect little touch ...

    I kept trying and trying to get a picture from the front with the wobble spinning and you couldn't tell it was spinning- it was only by accident that it happen when I took the picture from the side, it may never happen again. Lol

    I need to know how to use the crinkle ribbon,,

  11. What a super adorable card!!! Love the cut and your summery colors!!!
    Congrats to the winner!!

  12. Such a Cute card! I'm loving those eyes on the Octopus!!
    Congrat's Susie!!

  13. So, so cute! I love that octopus cut with her sand toys! The google eyes are perfect.

  14. This is adorable G!! Love that girly octopus, especially with her buckets of sand. Great colors. What did you use for your sentiment? Is that Spellbinders die or a punch? I have to know! Really cute.--Pat

  15. This is so adorable!! I love the octopus and her fabulous eyes!! Awesome colors, too!! Congrats to the winner :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  16. I loved looking at your creations!!! The colors are awesome on this project. I hope you stop by the challenge at

  17. This is so darling! I love those big eyes. Your color choices are just perfect. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

  18. She is so cute and really like the eyes!

  19. Yay!!!!

    Great card!! So the lashes!

    BIG THANKS FOR THE PRIZE!!! It's awesome!!

  20. Thank you so much for doing a video on "how to use the crunch ribbon" Georgina - I am so excited.. I have to take Alex to Santa Rosa (an hour away from Ukiah) for his allergy shot tomorrow. But will be going straight to your blog to watch your video when I get home..

  21. What a fun card. I love the dimensional eyes. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

  22. This is so, so cute, the little eyes on the octopus really jump out!!

  23. What a CUTE card! LOVE her eyes and it so reminds me of a Mom! Trying to juggle everything! The colors are perfect!

  24. Look at those eyes, so! Very cute card, thanks for joining CCC!

  25. Love the eyes on this adorable octopus!


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