Monday, April 26, 2010

Hello Bee and Blog Hop with candy



At Bitten By the Bug 2, Donna asked us to use the bee from Sentimentals. This is my FIRST welded card. I used the Gypsy to weld 2 bees together. I love shaped cards! Watch out world, I have a feeling I'm going to be welding everything. ;)

Stamps are from Technique Tuesday.

It was Katrina's idea to add the flowers around the neck. Katrina is always at my craft table, hovering around and putting flowers, ribbons or bling on my projects. Remember the Tweet card? She had to add the flower button and even hand cut the stem. Sometmes I find it rather annoying because I'm always looking over her, but I realize this phase isn't going to last very long and soon she won't want to "hang with mom" at all. So, I let her help whenever she wants. She also loves my Gypsy and I've taught her how to use it.

Do your kids/grandkids play with your Cricut? Have you taught them how?

Now, we're hopping this week. So be sure to leave a comment to be eligible for the prize below. It's Making Memories stickers, KI epoxy stickers and some Prima brads. After you leave your comment, please visit Krista for another chance to win some great stuff.



sorry this picture is a bit out of focus. It just goes to show that one can have a really expensive camera and still mess up the focus. ;)

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49 comments:

Dawn said...

what a great job. I love the card. it looks soo cute. I love the bee and the hello tag on his neck.

4kids4 said...

Cute, cute card! That's a great bee. My 6 yr-old dd LOVES my Gypsy...she uses it more than her Nintendo DS...and she's pretty good with it! TFS

Crayola58 said...

Awww, what a cute bee. I do flee from a bee because I am allergic, but I love me some paper bees.
Hugs.
Carole

Bobbi said...

This is such a cute card. I love that you let your DD help. My DD loves to come and craft with me. I got her a case to put her own stuff in and she will pull it out when I craft and sit beside me. She is learning the Cricut right now. Not letting her touch the Gypsy yet.

just me and z said...

LOVE that bee! Super cute! My 3 1/2 year old loves to craft with mommy. She has sticker books and I let her have all of my leftover stickers. She loves it!
I don't have a Gypsy or Cricut, so I just rely on embellishments that are pre-made. :)

Michelle said...

Great job on the card! I like the sentiment!

Leah said...

wow Heather, that photo is so stunning that I almost can not believe it! what a gorgeous little girl!
makes me happy that I have my only little girl that is growing up to love to craft (she's only 4!)

I adored this challenge and your awesome welded card...your right, after you start to weld, you can't stop!!! LOL!!!!

Leah

Danielle said...

I think she did a great job choosing the flowers :)

My daughter is only 6 months old but I plan on teaching her how to use the Cricut when she's old enough.

I love the baby stage but I'm excited for her to be a bit older as well...I'm hoping she inherits my love of papercrafts :)

Cindylu2u said...

Super cute card!!

Melissa Lake said...

love your card-welding is the BEST. i don't have kids, but i've shown some of my students (i teach middle school) my sypsy and they think it is so cool!

Beth said...

What a cute little bee! I love the idea of using the bee cut for the cards..very nice job!

kimmie_35 said...

Lovely, cute card!
Hugs
Kim
x

CuttlebugCourt said...

I'm so glad you showed us your welding of the card. It came out so cute and I LOVE the flowers around the neck. What a gorgeous daughter and how much fun to do it together. Ironically I want to do this stuff with my mom and she's the one that doesn't have any patience for it! She's too busy of a bee! :) Anyway, thanks for the ideas and a chance to win some fantastic things!

DonnaMundinger said...

Tell Katrina I love her additions. Such an adorable card! How fun to have mommy, daughter craft days! Think I could teach Jezzie DS? xxD

VeronicaA said...

Great job on your first welded card. I love it. Thanks for sharing.
Veronica
vballen@comcast.net

Julia Moss said...

Heather, I love your Bee card...wish I had this cartridge...I'm loving that bee...it's so different

Sara said...

Such a cute card! I don't have Gypsy, but I love seeing what can be done with it! I may need to get one soon!

Gloria Westerman said...

Adorable......and I love your ribbon around it's neck......my grandchildren love it when they can help me too.....and I love it....I have three drawers that have their stuff in and some of my stuff too....but I do enjoy it.....thank you for sharing with us....

connie said...

I have never made a welded card either and want to try. Yours is so cute. My granddaughter LOVES to scrapbook with me. She hasn't tried the cricut yet!

Maureen Reiss said...

super card..love welded cards..cant wait to see your next one. now a follower

Sharon said...

Heather - fantastic as always. Your card is adorable. Thank you for the opportunity of winning blog candy :) shareeduff@aol.com

Hestia's Helper said...

I'm a newbie to blog hopping but can tell this is going to be great fun!

This is my first visit to your blog but I guarantee I'll be back!

Katrina is adorable... and the picture in your header... what EXACTLY is he looking for up that pipe? (-:

chriswooten57 said...

great job. and thank you for the chance to win.

chriswooten57
mcwooten1999@carolina.rr.com
http://turnedgypsy.blogspot.com

Carlos and Flash said...

Simple yet adorable--another great card!

Lori1brat said...

Heather, you did a GREAT job on your welded card ! I just love it ! My girls LOVE to use my Expression and my Baby Bug !!! At 11 and 7 I love that they are little crafters in the making !

suezoos1 said...

What great fun this is.

Little Red said...

Love this card! Cute, Cute, Cute!

Roxx said...

Lovely card...Tell Katrina she did a lovely job on the emblishments.
My girls love to craft with me. Once you show a child how much fun and creative you can get with crafts...you open a whole new world for them. Art becomes a part of life.ONE Greatest gift my mom gave me.I'm off to finish my blog hop..I look forward to seeing what else you create.
http://dreamsofcrafting.blogspot.com/

mahuntington said...

Your card is adorable. I'm trying to figure out how to weld...soon I hope.

DoubleClick Connections said...

Cute card, the addition of flowers is too cute! My little chicks always craft with me, they are already addicted to paper!

- - Sheryl - - said...

love your card! I too put a ribbon on my bee's neck! What a great die cut non traditional card - I love when they take on the shape of the image.

Jeannie Phillips said...

Isn't this just the perfect cut for a shaped card!!...and you did a wonderful job...I love it
hugs
Jeannie

**Treefrog** said...

Hi Heather, Love your card and I entered you challenge again and having so much fun! So excited for next month also already started creating. LOL My first blog hop with you gals and it's pretty fun. Thanks again and I'm off to hop to the next blog!
Theresa K

Debbie said...

Great job on the card. I really want to get a Gypsy. I think I would be a wild welder too.

Regina Easter said...

oh wow heather....this is super cute and your daughter is beautiful...hugs

Creative Momma said...

Such an adorable card, Heather...Katrina was so right on putting some cute flowers on the bee....and to answer your question,YES...I have two teenage boys who love to cut stuff with my Cricut..they love to see my work and are proud of their mommas stuff...I love it :)
Hugs
Marina

Lisa said...

WOW!!!!! You did a fantastic job with your first weld!! I have tried it in DS, not so good..LOL! Your DD is precious! My DD is 18 and has recently gotten into 3d projects as well as cards. The other night she actually made her first cut on the cricut, I showed her how, and she did a great job..my only complaint, is she is a messier crafter than I am!!

I imagine she would do awesome with a gypsy due to the fact that she has all that tech stuff (phone, Nintendo, Wii). She would probably have to teach me how to use the gypsy!!!! LOL

Thanks so much for sharing your awesome project!!! Very adorable!

Crafty Hugs,

Lisa Sturgill

ellen s. said...

she is so cute!

and that card is awesome...wow..that gypsy keeps on amaZing me! love it

i let my son pick out images to use when we are doing stuff together but he he still a bit young to do it himself

Scraprageous said...

Great card - I love the die-cut ones. I have to try welding like that!

Stephanie said...

I love shaped cards. Yours is terrific. Nice that your daughter is helping with designs. She's learning from a pro.

momadawn said...

This makes me want to get this cart... what a very cute card.

shanna said...

Cute bee card. TFS

sucor said...

What a cute card!! Love her additions!
I just recently bought myself a used cricut. I was talking about "my" cricut machine to my sisters when my ten year old granddaughter piped up - "you mean "OUR" machine! She was serious too! She loves creating with me.

sucor_2@hotmail.com

paperscissors said...

katrina has an eye for detail, must bee in the genes! this card is so carefully crafted it will be treasured! enjoy your creative time with your daughter, it is memories in the making!

Crafty Sue said...

Just got my gypsy loaded. Love your bee card. Can't wait to start welding too. TFS

Kari said...

Oh I love it. your daughter has a good eye! Very cute.

Leah's Card Designs. said...

oh so cute. I know what you mean about letting the little ones help. I let my son help me with my Cricut things and he's asked for me to make decorations for his room and him embellish them. He's just 5 and loves the Cricut.

AD-venture in HEELS said...

Sweet Card!!!! AMAZING WORK

Kelly said...

Love this card. Good Job.

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