I named myself The Crafting Professor, since I'm a crafter, and I'm a college professor. I went through many, many years of graduate school, and the best source of relaxation and stress relief was being in my craft room or going to a local crop. Back then, I never told anyone that I was a full-time graduate student. I was waiting for the day I would scrapbook my graduation page. Now, I run the ScrapbookerPhD challenge blog (http://scrapbookerphd.blogspot.com), and am bringing my passion for crafting and teaching together. But here, at The Crafting Professor, I'm just sharing my work with like-minded crafters from all over the world.

Saturday, April 19, 2014


I am thrilled to be sharing today's Daily Inspiration for Exploring Cricut and More

I had so much fun with this card because my inspiration came for this adorable angry fish from Pretty Papers Pretty Ribbons Fishy Friends cut files (using my Cricut Explore). I just love him, and I wanted to pair him with a Smile sentiment for a little twist. Unfortunately, this stamp is from an unknown set. 

I imagine this little guy in murky water, so I went with this green swirl paper from Fancy Pants. The circle mat is embossed with a swirl Cuttlebug folder, and actually is lined up as best as I could with the patterned paper. His eyebrows are flocked from all the gunk in the water. 

Challenges Entered:

House of Cards - Cute
Party Time Tuesday - Die Cuts
Simply Create Too: No Stamped Images
Cute Card Thursday: Splish Splash
The Male Room: Pet
Simon Says: Animals


  1. Haha, he just cracks me up! Great design and thanks for sharing at House of Cards...hope you see you again!

  2. He is so very cute Faith!! I love those eyebrows!! Great card! :)

  3. So funny and cute! Made ME smile!!!

  4. What a fun take on the theme! The grumpy fish is just fab! Thanks so much for playing along with The Male Room this week!

  5. Oh this is so cute! Thanks so much for joining us at HOC!
    Tammy x

  6. Faith, We're thrilled you joined our Simply Create Too "No Digi or Stamped Image" Challenge #59. Your card & fish are so cute.

    Simply Create Too Design Team Member

  7. This is hilarious! LOVE that fun fish die cut!!! Thanks for joining us at House of Cards! HUGS and have a great week! :) Mynn xx

  8. LOL, what an adorable little creature, Faith! I love the swirls and the sentiment. Thanks so much for playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Animal Antics!

  9. What a fun card. I've seen angry birds but this is my first angry fish, love it! Thank you for sharing it with us at The Male Room.

  10. Thank you for sharing your creation with us at Simply Create Too. We are blessed to see your talent. This card just makes you want to smile!

    Hugs, Melissa


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