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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

It's a boy Airplane Card

Created this Clean & Simple CAS style It's a boy Card using New Arrival Cricut cartridge in blue colors.

Some of you may know I cannot ride a bicycle unless it is a Tandem Bicycle like hubby & I have but I can fly single engine planes so I chose the Airplane theme and the banner was perfect for stamping the sentiment.

Have 2 people I know that are pregnant and neither are going to find out the sex of the baby so I figured I'll make a boy one & then make a girl one also. Already made the Mommy to be cards. One is due in Jun & other in Oct.

I wanted to make a tiny blue bow but am not good at tying bows; especially not small ones. I have a Bow Maker that I bought online from Cathie Rigby but the smallest space for the pegs is 1" and I wanted a smaller bow with spacing of 1/2" so I got out some styrofoam and used the pegs from the Bow Maker and pushed them into the styrofoam with a spacing of 1/2". Not as easy to make & tie with that small of a spacing but was so pleased with the bow.






















Cricut cartridge: New Arrival 4 1/2" Airplane Card 3 Shift <-- my old
   cut 2, one using blue cardstock for base & one from Sky scrapbook paper as top layer
ink: Memento Bahama Blue
paper: the Paper Company Bright Color Sheets blue cardstock - base,
   white cardstock - behind the airplane cutout between Sky paper & blue cardstock
   My Mind's Eye Fly Like A Kite Sky Paper scrapbook paper - top layer
ribbon: Spool O' Ribbon
stamp: Pink by Design 
 Entering this into the following challenges:

Cute Card Thurs Ch258 Something Old unlim 2/28-3/6 

Raise the Bar Ch133 You're a Doll Use Doll, Lovey or Toy on Card I used a toy airplane 3/1-7
Use It Tues Ch50 Uninked Stamp w/ bonus use Gold unlim 2/26-3/7

Creative Insp Paint Anything Goes unlim 2/24-3/9

Gingerloft GL59 Ribbons & Bows unlim 2/24-3/9

Craftin Desert Divas Craft It Up & Link It Up unlim 3/4-10

Simon Says Stamp & Show Ch: By the Numbers unlim 1 ribbon, 2 shades of blue cardstock/paper, 3 word sentiment 3/4-10

Party Time Tues PTT110 Die Cuts lim3 3rd 3/5-11

Word Art Wed Ch70 Anything Goes lim5 3rd 3/6-12

Crafty Ribbons Ch40 Anything goes w/ Ribbon unlim 2/28-3/13

Pink by Design Any Proj Any Theme Using Pink by Design Stamp unlim 3/3-16

Crafty Boots Old, New, Borrowed or Blue unlim have old, new in the way I made the bow & blue 3/4-17 12noon 
Paper Playtime Ch5 Anything Goes unlim 3/4-17
Victorine Originals Ch54 Anything Goes unlim 3/4-17

Pin & Tack Spark Your Creativity Now! Ch7 Anything Goes unlim 3/1-31

19 comments:

  1. CUTE! Thanks for playing along with us over at PP Anything Goes Challenge! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina ♥

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  2. Sweet card. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Dionne

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  3. This is adorable, Melissa!! I love how the airplane is flying through the clouds!! Happy Wednesday :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  4. cute! thanks for linking up over at Craftin Desert Diva's

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  5. Oh! I love this!! I have a thing for clouds! This is so cute!! Great card!!


    Cheers!
    Kelli

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  6. Oh how adorable! Love the sky background and the plane.
    Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog. Means a lot to me.
    xxx Asha
    Sunny Summer Crafts

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  7. Your bow looks great! I cannot tie bows for the life of me, so I guess I need to get a bow maker thing like you describe. Love the plane flying through the clouds-that would be very cool to actually be able to pilot a plane!!!!

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  8. Great clouds on this! I watched a you tube video on how to make tiny bows using a fork! I never tried it. But it did make tiny bows! Carri~Abusybee

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  9. cute card...I like the little plane and banner.
    I use a fork to make the teensiest of bows but I usually can tie them without the fork. Funny you mentioned this, though, as I just saw this little picture tutorial on tying the cutest little bows on Pinterest yesterday:
    http://pinterest.com/pin/26740191509897166/
    I want to try those out at some point.

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  10. Love the paper and the plane. Very Cute. Thank you for joining us over at Paper Playtime
    Amanda

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  11. Very sweet Melissa
    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons
    :)
    Laura

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  12. Beautiful creation. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons this time.
    hugs Anke

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  13. What a sweet toy airplane and card! Thank you so much for joining in on our challenge this week at Raise The Bar!
    ~*Joni RTB DT

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  14. Another lovely creation, beautiful cloudy sky!
    Nice to see you participating in our challenge at Gingerloft!
    Hugs,
    Ardilla

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  15. Cute card, a delightful memento for the new parents to keep. Thanks for entering the challenge at Gingerloft this fortnight. Hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs,
    Sandy DT

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  16. Very cute, thanks for playing with us at Gingerloft, blessings Hilde

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  17. Very cute card. Love the CAS look!

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Gingerloft Card Challenge. Hope you will join us next time. DT Crafting Vicky

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  18. What a cute card. Love it's simple elegance...Thanks for inspiring us with your artwork this week at Word Art Wednesday. Enjoy God's blessings daily. Hugs!

    JO ANN
    http://jatterburycreations.blogspot.com

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  19. This is so wonderful!! I love the clouds!!!

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