Welcome to the 8TH Fantabulous Cricut Crawl... Fantabulous Cricut's version of a Blog Hop!
Summer is coming to an end and we are all getting ready for BACK TO SCHOOL... Each design team member on this crawl will be featuring an original BACK TO SCHOOL project that includes a SCHOOL RELATED item, such as crayons, rulers, pencils, book, school bus, etc. along with at least ONE Cricut cut.
If you've come from visiting Karen at Simply Frenzied, you're in the right place! If you've just happened across my blog and would like to play along with our Fantabulous Cricut Crawl, start HERE. Make sure to check out each DT member's blog for some awesome inspiration! There will be PRIZES along the way at our DT members' blogs AND there will be a grand prize up for grabs at FCCB for one participant that submits a "Back to School" project!
|Subway wall art|
For my project, I initially created some subway art for my daughter's dorm. Erin leaves for university this weekend and had I thought it would be fun to create something personal for her dorm room. I purchased a 12x16 canvas, painted it purple (Erin's favourite colour) and then cut the name of her school, program, residence and classes using Cricut vinyl. I used a variety of fonts (Ashlyn's Alphabet, Car Decals, Cuttin' Up, Jubilee, Kate's ABCs, Mickey Font and Opposites Attract) to create this art and thought it would be perfect for the crawl... but then realized that the project does not quite fit the challenge requirements as I did not include a school-related item!!! Argh!!! The good news is that Erin LOVES the subway art!! That's the main thing.
I then decided that I would create a card for Erin too. I’ll leave this 5.5x6 card for her when we drop her off at uni on Sunday. I searched the internet for an inspirational quote and found many I liked – but when I saw this one from Bon Jovi, I knew that I had found THE one. I love that it even uses the word pencil too! I used Opposites Attract to cut the letters from Cricut vinyl and adhered them to some We R Memory Keepers paper. The little pencil is actually from a piece of Forever in Time patterned paper and I cut it out by hand. I cut a black mat for the card and then adhered it to an orange cardstock base. Now I’ve got a great card for Erin – AND I meet the FCCB challenge requirements!!
To thank you for stopping by, I am giving away a $15US gift certificate for My Craft Spot. I'll announce the winner next Monday - which is perfect timing for the My Craft Spot Fall Stamp Release Party that happens next week! Click HERE for all the stamp release party details!! To be eligible for my giveaway, you need to be a follower of my blog and leave a comment on this post.
Now it's your turn! Let's see your BACK TO SCHOOL projects! Make sure to include a Cricut cut somewhere on your project!
Your next stop is Kathie’s blog, Let's Get Scrappy Together. Go and see what Kathie has in store for you today. When you're done, make sure to link up your project to FCCB's Fantabulous Cricut Crawl post to be entered into the contest!