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 3, 2014

G is for Girl

I'm happy to be sharing this project for Exploring Cricut and More today. 

There is definitely a story behind this card. I have five nephews ranging from two to eight. And as of just a fews weeks ago, I have a NEICE. So, I have been enjoying making all kinds of pink girl cards... is that super obvious with this card!

I used Mojo Monday sketch #342 as my inspiration (although it is not a challenge this week). 

I started with the the color combination I wanted to use, and then I embossed the bottom two layers with flowers and dots to give the card plenty of texture. The die cuts in the square come from the Graphically Speaking Cricut cartridge (I have been wanting a reason to use that for so long). My sweet niece, isn't just a girl though; she is a princess. The crown die cut is from the Slumber Party Cricut cartridge. The silver layer is all glitter, and it is popped up off the pink base of the crown. 

Here is the sketch:

Challenges Entered:
Creative Card Crew - Girlie
Die Cuttin Divas - Make it Girly
Miriam's Crafting Challenge: Texture
Fresh Brewed Blog: Color Combination
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards: Circles and Squares


  1. I love the pink and grey colour combo! What a wonderful girly card for a proper princess! Full of pink and glitter, what could be better?! Your niece will adore it!
    Thank you for joining us at the Chocolate, Coffee and Cards Challenge. Jane xx

  2. Great creation Faith. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Creative Card Crew.

    Cathy DT Member

  3. Great card-love this color combo, and she will love this!

  4. Pretty combination of pink and grey. Thanks for sharing at Die Cuttin' Diva this week for our "Make it Girly" challenge.

    Stay Creative,
    • Carson's Creations •
    Die Cuttin' Diva DT Co-Host

  5. How awesome that now you have an excuse to use pink now that there is a girl! Love that cut on Graphically Speaking-I've always wanted to use it on something, but alas, I have only boys! Great take on the sketch!

  6. This is just perfect Faith!! I love the colors and all of the glittery goodness!!! :)

  7. Great card! I'm so bad at asymmetry and you did it so well. Love how the crown comes right out! Thanks for joining us for the challenge at Miriam's Crafting Blog and you were the randomly selected winner. Congrats!


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