Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Cricut Stand and Salute Card using fireworks!


Here's a quick card I whipped up tonight...ha ha! Don't I make it sound easy? Let me tell you, there's glitter everywhere on my scrapbook desk. I love the Martha Stewart glitter but I can sure spread it around some!

I used white glitter paper (which doesn't show up in the photo but it's there!) for the fireworks themselves and then shadowed it with red paper, which I then covered with red glitter using a Zig 2-way glue pen and then quickly sprinkling glitter over it and all other available surfaces. Finally, using heavy duty glue dots and pop dots, I managed to stick the two layers of fireworks together and then onto yet another glittery paper, this one black, like the sky looks. I then added red and blue papers behind it, and mounted the whole thing on a white card. The word "Liberty" is also on this cart. I love the "L" shape in "Liberty" - it reminds me of Laverne's sweaters on Laverne & Shirley.

I am having so much fun with this cartridge! Stay tuned for a video and more projects today and all week! Ok, now its 2:15 am and I really am going to bed...really, I am....

6 comments:

  1. I love it!!

    That's so funny because that is what I was going to work on today, too!! I'll have to make mine a layout. :)

    You are the best!!! I'm so happy we get to do this together!

    ReplyDelete
  2. I love the card! It's sparkly, just like the 4th of July!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Just awesome! Thanks for sharing your wonderful creativity with us.

    Hugs,
    Tracy

    ReplyDelete
  4. That is too cute. I notice that glitter and embossing powders seem to get everywhere so I use a old piece of posterboard/tag board and it's seems to come right off. I'm going to try the embossing baggies (looks like th bowling powder bag) to coat the surface for easier clean up.

    ReplyDelete

Thanks so much for commenting! I love to hear from you!

Copyright

Unless otherwise stated within the post, this is my original work. Please feel free to use as inspiration for your own personal use, but do not use for publication, contest/message board entries, or to sell. If my work inspires a work of your own, please give credit by posting a link to my blog. Thank you! MyFreeCopyright.com Registered & Protected