Sunday, July 31, 2011

Christmas in July!

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I have been having a love hate relationship with the UTEE (ultra-thick embossing enamel)
I love it because it is so unique and turns paper into plastic
I hate it because it is so messy, burning hot and gets everywhere!

Still I cannot put the stuff down!

So I was experimenting and decided to melt some Martha Stewart Glitter on the tree.

I hated it because it took forever and was so super messy!!
I loved it because none of the glitter can come off it is melted in!
Stay tuned for my Quick Tip Tuesday on Aug 23 for my quick tip on how to use UTEE with the Creative Cutter Room!




All papers from my Christmas Scrap Pile
The ribbon was white and I used Tim Holtz distressed ink to bring down the color
Christmas tree from Doodlecharms


Entering into:

Crafty Creations: Christmas in July

Cricut Cardz: Any Holiday

More than Favors: Christmas in July

My Creative Time: Older cartridge, X-mas & Material

23 comments:

  1. Very Sweet card! Love the glitter on the tree! Thanks for playing along with Emma's Throwback Thursday Challenge! Hugs, Cathryn :)

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  2. Hi Carri, what an adorable card...love it. ~Shen

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  3. can see why you are having problems putting it down it's a really cool look on the tree.
    karen

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  4. I love your card, the tree is awesome! I really liked the colors you used:)

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  5. The glitter on the tree is a stroke of genius, Carri! It looks so beautiful! The whole card is so pretty - I love the paper and ribbon! :D

    Lisa
    http://indymermaid.blogspot.com

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  6. Super cute Carri! I LOVE how that melted glitter looks :)

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  7. Luv that glittery xmas tree Carri~
    A very cute card!

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  8. Very colorful, love the detail, thanks for joining CCC!

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  9. Oh how i know the feeling of a love, hate relationship with messy crafting...why is it we still just have to do it???? I don't think that answer will ever be solved...tfs, super cool look. www.justwordz.ca

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  10. There's your Christmas card, I knew you couldn't resist, lol. I love the distressing and the colors you chose are wonderful :)

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  11. Your card is Wonderful! Thanks for playing along with us over at Cricut Cardz! :o)

    Theresa (CCC DT)
    www.miislucky.blogspot.com

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  12. Such a fun card, I like the idea that it's not traditional Christmas card!

    Laurie

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  13. loving how you did the tree your card is so pretty.

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  14. nice job. Good luck with the challenges

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  15. YOur xmas tree is so simple yet so beautiful !

    Cheers
    Sonia
    http://cardsandschoolprojects.blogspot.com

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  16. Love it! I need to buy some UTEE so I can give it a whirl. Goodness knows I love the idea of embedding glitter and such :)

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  17. Super fun. Love that polka dot paper. :)

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  18. I LOVE this card. The melted on glitter is a great idea. I love that it will stay on there. Beautiful job! Hugs- Glora

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  19. Carri..this is super cute! I love the glittery tree:) Pretty ribbon too!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  20. Super card! I'd forgotten about my UTEE. I haven't used it in ages!! (I haven't done much crafting in ages either...) A tip I learned from another crafter is to stick your image on a popsicle stick before heating. That way, your fingers are away from the UTEE and heat.

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  21. Love, love the glitter on the tree! Christina ccapps35@gmail.com

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  22. Super adorable! Thanks for joining us @ CCC.

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  23. Love the glitter on the tree and the distressed ink on the paper.

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