Wednesday, April 4, 2012

A Spring Card for Would You Ever Guess Wednesday

Hello and Welcome To My Blog!

It is Would You Ever Guess Wednesday (WYEGW) at My Cricut Craftroom where my assignment was to use any cartridge as long as I did not use the MAIN CUT on the cartridge. This helps you take a look at the wide variety of cuts you can do from any given cartridge and how surprised you may be if you take the time to look at the booklets to see what the feature keys have to offer!

For my Spring Card, I used 3 different cartridges.

I started by cutting the beautiful butterfly from the Art Philosophy Cartridge. I found it on page 55 and I cut both the main image and then used the same key with the Shift button pushed.
This was cut at 2 1/2 inches.

I cut a leaf shape for the butterfly to rest on from the Sophie Cartridge.

For the "Who Would Ever Guess" portion of my project, I found this cute "Spring" corner accent on page 74 (corner button) from the Straight From the Nest Cartridge. I just got this cartridge from Erica's store (Please check out My Cricut Craftroom Store for amazing prices on all your crafting supplies!) and expected it to just have a variety of cute birds on you will be surprised as I was to find other fun cuts!

I used my Cuttlebug and the Devine Swirl embossing folder for the background on the card base and also used a Sizzix folder to emboss the leaves.

I added some hand doodling to the body of the butterfly and took some fine gauge wire and twisted it into the antennae of the butterfly. I just taped it to the back of the body of the butterfly.

I inked the edges and used foam dots to give dimension to the card.

It is a bit difficult to see the purple wire antennae in the photo but it shows up much better in person.

Are you having Spring Weather in your area of the country? I am so ready for it to stay warm!

We have trees budding and flowers blooming . . . so I just hope we don't have any really cold weather sneak back in!

Please visit
My Cricut Craftroom for other Would You Ever Guess Wednesday projects from my fellow design team members!

I LOVE to hear your comments!! Thanks for stopping by!


Josie0602 said...

I love this butterfly! The phrase is the perfect addition to your card!

DT sister

Tsunami Rose said...

The embossing really compliments the swirls on the butterfly! Lovely card!

bricki said...

great card
your buddy brit

Mary said...

Oh my I love the look of your Blog!!!! It's like a breathe of spring air, lol. The card is gorgeous. Hmmm I should have kept the Straight From The Nest, LMAO. TFS, Mary M

Tiffany said...

I LOVE your new blog design! It's beautiful! ♥

Tiffany :)

Laurie said...

Love your new design! Cute card too, love the colors.

Kathy Salido said...

OMG, Teresa, I had not seen your blog makeover, and it is so stinkin adorable!!! I really love the kitty on the desk and the use of your personal pictures.

Now your card is super cute too. Love the corner!
My Cricut Craft Room Design Team

Anonymous said...

Love your new blog look and your card is super cute!

Doris P. said...

beautiful!!!! SO love the designs, the colors -the embossing - LOVE YOUR CARD!! and your blog make-over is awesome. So love the picture frame on the desk!!! I need a make-over too!! -dt Doris

Janet's Planet said...

love the card, blog makeover is awesome!!!! love it! where's the margarita's for all of us???
Janet Royer-DT sister

Ava Fernandez said...

Love you card Teresa, and that is on of my favorite cartridges, love all the designs
Ava DT Sister

Connie said...

Gorgeous butterfly and embossing! TFS!

ScrapMyWay said...

Love the swirl embossing,it's one of my favorite plates. Colors are bright and your new blog decor!

Creative Wishes,
Claire S.
DT My Cricut Craft Room

Marji said...

Teresa, I LOVE your new blog and the header is SO cute!!! And your card is just beautiful!

Anonymous said...

I see why you are so excited about your new blog layout. It is terrific with so many elemets that represent you and your life. Clothing even down to the jeans, your cat, a margarita and the grandchilden. A lot of work but I think it is worth every bit of work (easy for me to say - LOL).
Your project is fantastic for Spring. Beautiful butterfly and the embossing really makes the card pop.
Congratulations on the new blog site design!

Sarah said...

BOY OH BOY I love love love your new blog design. it is amazing... Your card is great. I love all the different embossing and the corner shape looks great. It is wonderful to find new cuts on those carts. Thanks for sharing!
MCCR DT Member

Naomi Edwards said...

I am so inspired by your blog I have choosen you for the Leibster's blog award!! Visit Creative Bug On The Loose for more info!!!

azivy said...

I really love your design I Soooo need to get into embossing so many neat designs thanks for sharing with us

azivy said...

Soo love your design just beautiful I really need to start embossing it looks like tons of fun. Thanks for sharing


Homespun Elegance said...

This is amazing and I LOVE your blog makeover!!



Jessica @

scrapbookingforfun said...

Really cute card!! Love your blog and became a follower:)
MCCR DT sister shelley

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