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, May 17, 2014

Cuddle Monster




It's time to share a project for Exploring Cricut and More. With my new Cricut Explore, I have been trying out different writing functions. It feels so free to be able to incorporate my own sentiments directly onto the die cuts. 

For this card, I started with the idea of making a fun card for my husband to put in his briefcase, and I wanted it to be cute. I thought about the juxtaposition of cuddling with a cute monster. I found this monster on the Bump in the Night Cricut cartridge, and I went from there. 

All of the colors came from the DP (The Paper Studio, Uptown Flair). The paper is embossed and glittered.  I layered the circles and embossed the top scalloped circle with swirls. 


I loved adding the goggly eyes and the clusters of flowers with gems inside. Here's a close up. 


Challenges Entered:
The Cutie Pie Challenge: Add bling
A Creative Romance: For the boys
Docerela Shop: Colors and flowers 
Color Throwdown: Color set
Simon Says Challenge: Use your Dies

9 comments:

  1. This is so very cute Faith!! Love the little monster and the embossing. Great shape, too. :)

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  2. Too cute!! Awesome design! Thanks so much for playing the Color Throwdown!

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  3. Really cute. I haven't justified upgrading to the new Cricut. How do you like it?

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  4. Adorable image and love the swirl embossing! Thxs for joinng us at CTD!

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  5. Sooo cute...what a darling little monster and I love the round card design!!! Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown Challenge!!!!

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  6. Hi!
    Congratulaions! Your card is beautiful!
    Thanks for join us at Cardabilities!
    Kissies,
    Sara
    http://beescrapbooking.blogspot.pt/

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  7. Fab card, love the cuddle monster, I'm a sucker for googly eyes! Thanks for joining us at Cutie Pie xx

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  8. This is so cute, great embossing! Thanks for joining us over at Docerela Creations! DT Member Carri~Abusybee
    Skittles!

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  9. Love the embossing and colors.
    Thanks to joining us over at Docerela Creation!
    DT Member Susana

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