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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Santa & Picnic Basket Shaped Card

Made this shaped card using:
1. Cricut cartridge for basket - welded 2 pieces together for shaped card, also cut a piece for front 
2. Embossed front piece for more basket look
3. used Kraft Christmas cardstock for basket
4. used plaid scrapbook paper for festive Christmas in July look for picnic
5. used BugABoo Tropical Santa - Drink colored with Crayola pencil colors
6. used Spellbinder die for scallops
7. stamped whimsy sentiment inside
8. added green gems to basket 

We have a somewhat different type of picnic basket that you can see in the photo below. My daughter selected it at Dave & Busters with her prize winnings.

Supplies List 

adhesive: foam, Scotch ATG
Crayola: pencil colors - to color digi
Cricut cartidge: Everyday Paper Dolls  Basket 2.75"
   welded 2 pcs together to make shaped basket card
digi: BugABoo Tropical Santa - Drink
embossing: the Paper Studio Texture Weave emb folder
gems: the Paper Studio Rainbow Crackle Round green gems
ink:  VersaFine Onyx Black
machine: Cricut Explore Air, Sizzix
paper:  cardstock -  green, white, 
   the Paper Studio Classic Christmas Kraft (diamond pattern)
   scrapbook - plaid
Spellbinder: die - Nest Classic Scalloped Ovals

stamp:   no brand name - Life's a PICNIC
tool: MISTI

Entering this into the following challenges:  

7/15  Catch the Bug Ch Christmas in July Day5 Wed Funny Use Scallops, Bling & Layers  1E(#1)  7/13

7/17  Bitten by the Bug 2 Pool or Beach     UE  7/11 Santa is at the beach for a Picnic

7/17  Die Cuttin Divas Ch274 Ants or Picnic  3E(#2)  7/12
7/17  Dragonfly Journeys Ch65 July Jingle Bells Christmas    UE  7/10
7/17  Simon Says Stamp Mon Flora & Fauna     5E(#57/11

7/19  Simon Says Stamp Wed Create a Scene    5E(#17/13

7/23  Pile It On Ch112 Use Your Fav Colors  UE  7/10 Fav Colors - Christmas Green & Red w/ Kraft brown

7/31  Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Ch Extra Jul 2016  UE  7/
7/31  Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Jul 2016 Ch  UE  7/1
7/31  DLART Jul Linky  nostack 1Eperday  7/1  


  1. What an adorable little basket! And about my Tim Holtz scissors its fairly new and I treat it like treasure!!

  2. So creative. Great idea. Thanks for joining BBTB this week

  3. So cute! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.


  4. This is a very cute picnic basket. Shaped cards are so much fun. Love the embossing and the plaid paper. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

  5. This is a very cute picnic basket. Shaped cards are so much fun. Love the embossing and the plaid paper. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

  6. What a great shape - very clever! Thanks for joining our Christmas in July event this week. We hope you joined in on the remaining days as well.
    Good Luck!
    Jen Leeflang
    Bugaboo DT

  7. Too cute!! Love the embossing on the basket! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin Divas this week!

  8. Oh my, this is terrific!

    Thank you for joining us at Die Cuttin Diva's!

  9. Love the cute santa picnic basket!!

  10. What a super cute picnic basket!!! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!

  11. Love the basket you have made with great, fun tag

    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week.

    Jo x

  12. What a fun card. Your actual picnic basket is great too.
    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Hazel Nut's Christmas extra challenge
    Julie T

  13. A great creation - thanks for sharing it with us at Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.

    Helen x