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, July 26, 2014

Hello, Merlot

Are you using SVG files with your die cutting machines, well, don't miss out on Designs on Cloud 9. They have a terrific range of files - some complete files, some singular, and of course, a weekly FREE file. I am honored to be part of their Design Team.

For my project this week, I had a lot of fun with their Cocktails cutting file. There are hundreds of possibilities with this cutting file. I love the sentiment and the layering that goes with it, but I wanted to make a card, and I had the perfect sentiment by Paper Smooches, Free Spirits set. 

To make the glass, I used Vellum. Surprisingly I remembered this sheet of patterned paper by Recollections, Bold Basics stack, and it was just perfect. The colors match, and it looks like a bit of bubbly. Finally, a glass like this isn't complete with out watermelon color Skittles that you can buy HERE

A Creative Romance: Let's Do Lunch

Chocolate, Coffee & Cards: Polka Dots
Stuckonusketches: Food and Beverage


  1. LOVE the addition of the skittles!!! PERFECT submission to SOUS's Food & Beverage Die-Cut Challenge!

  2. This is great!!! Thanks for playing with us at SOUS!

  3. Lovely card, thanks for sharing and joining us at CC&CC cheers Sue N x

  4. This is a fun card !!! Great die cut and design !!! Thank you so much for joining us at SOUS !!! Hope you join us again and have a wonderful day !!
    Mayra DTM

  5. Fabulous card......great sentiment! Thanks for joining us at SOUS!


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