Friday, September 7, 2018

Happy Fall Birthday!

The new theme for the Cut It Up challenge is Birthday!  Don't forget your die cuts!!

This charming fall digi, Pumpkins and Butterflies, from our sponsor A Day for Daisies is the perfect image for my sister's birthday card.  She is a teacher and loves children's literature.  This image, which I chose to color with watercolor pencils, seemed just right for her.      

The cut is Fall Frame in the Cricut library.  Now, Fall Frame is actually from Holiday Cakes, but I thought it would make a beautiful frame around this Autumn scene!

I printed the digi out on watercolor paper using an inkjet printer.  I colored with a variety of different watercolor pencils and finished with painting.  

The frame was cut from stash papers and inked with sponges.  I used strips of foam to pop it off the image.  I mounted it all on a circular brown card base cut from Sentiments in the Cricut Library and added a few gems.

 This little darling is off to the following challenges:  

Fantabulous Cricut Challenge:  Autumn include Cricut Die Cut
Fab 'n' Funky:  BINGO:  Yellow, Circular, Flowers or Die Cut, Yellow, Gems
 Stinkin' Inkers:  Leaves are Falling ~ Use fall colors
The Crafter's Cafe:  3 of Something  (3 gems)

When you visit the Cut It Up blog, have fun viewing the DT projects and check out the rules and prize info.  Then be sure to share your project with us ~ don't forget the die cut to have a chance to win a prize from our amazing sponsors. 

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  1. I'm sure your sister will love her birthday card, like the image you chose and the frame!

  2. Beautiful card. Love the Fall Frame and adorable image. Beautiful coloring of the image. Thanks for joining the Stinkin' Inkers challenge.

  3. This looks beautiful, Katrina. I love that you used patterned paper on he frame.


  4. Thank you so much for entering our challenge at The Crafter’s Cafe. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    Mia {My Blog}

  5. Such a great card, loving all the details! Thank you for joining us at FCCB! Blessings, Jamie DT

  6. Beautiful project! We are very happy to have you with us at TTCRD.
    Claudia Martins - DT

  7. Gorgeous, super cute!...Thanks for joining us at Fab’n’funky Challenges :)
    Wendy xx

  8. What a wonderful use of the cake die for this lovely project. Such great ideas in this project, I love it. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Fantabulous Cricut!