Thursday, November 29, 2012

Design Time Thursday! Warm Winter Wishes!

Thank you for joining us for our new challenge! We enjoyed looking at your Gobble Gobble Turkey Entries! We appreciate you joining us and hope you will join us for this next challenge!

I am soooo looking forward to this challenge! 

Theme Use the Cricut Expression book By Cathie Rigby 

Here is how the challenge works, if you own the wonderful Cricut Expression book you must pick a project from the book and recreate it in your own way! You must include a picture from the book for your re-creation.

If you do not have the Cricut Expression book you may select one of the Design Team Member projects are re-create their project. Please include a photo and link to the Design Team Member.

Or... what are you waiting for... You can purchase the book right HERE!!

Here is my project: 

 Here is Cathie's Project that I re-created page 154 and 155:

The biggest difference between our projects is she used a real wooden sled and mine is all paper.
The step by step instructions made it super easy to follow along!

Sled Stretch your Imagination Cricut Cartridge cut at 4 3/4
Trees 3 1/2, snowman  3 3/4 and warm winter wishes 2" cut from Winter Woodland
Picket fence from Mini Monsters 
Branches from Martha Stewart border bunch
Misc flowers

I will be using my project for a wall hanging

 We hope you will join us and Submit your new project for a chance to win a prize!
We have a special sponsor today!!

Close to my Heart Representative April has generously donated:

Avonlea Workshops on the Go Scrapbooking Kit worth $29.95
Kit includes:
My Reflections Avonlea Paper Packet ( 6 – 12" × 12" Cardstock Sheets (2 Avonlea Off-White, 2 Avonlea Teal, 1 Avonlea Green, 1 Slate) 6 – 12" × 12" B&T Duos® Papers (2 each of 3 double-sided designs))
My Acrylix Avonlea Workshop Stamp Set, Everyday Life (C-size) 
Colonial White Cardstock Sheets (2) 
Parlor Velvet Rub-Ons 
Opaques Mocha Adhesive Gems 
Instructional Guide 
Featured Colors: Avonlea Off-White, Avonlea Teal, Avonlea Green, Slate

 Thank you April!! You can also visit April on her FaceBook Page HERE!

Challenge Starts today November 29 and runs until December 12, 2012.

Follow the rules then submit your new  project over at the
Looking forward to seeing your creations! 

Only entries that fit the challenge guidelines will be entered to win the prize!
To be eligible to win the prize here are the Rules to keep in mind while playing along:

Be a Follower of the CCR
Project submissions must be new, no back linking
CCR must be mentioned in the description with a link back to here
Entry must fit theme to be qualified for the prize
Prize must be claimed within 2 weeks
Please link your project posting not just your blog
One Entry per person 
Please comment after linking over at the CCR

You have until December 12, 2012 to enter your project.
Here is the Line Up You for some great inspiration:

Entering into:
Little red wagon: Trim the tree
Go Fish: Home Decor 
Tuesday Throwdown: Lots of layers
Party Time Tuesdays: Anything Goes  


  1. Ohhhhhhhh this is AWESOME!!! I am IN LOVE with the sled, the snowman and love love love love love the snowflakes!!! VERY COOL!!!

  2. So your sled!! Lee-Ann :)

  3. Great project inspired by Cathie's book. Such a fun sled.

    Thank you for sharing


  4. Ok..Sooo this is ADORABLE!!Great Challenge!Super Cute Snowman.
    Have a wonderful day,

  5. WOW, Carri, this is absolutely fabulous!! I love how you made the sled out of paper!! It looks amazing!! Awesome job!! Have a great day :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  6. I love sleds as a Christmas decoration! Great job on recreating the inspiration piece!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at LRW!

  7. You did a beautiful job on this Carrie. Hugs from ukiah

  8. Wow Carri, you did a fabulous job on this! I love your take on it and the cuts are amazing. Like how you mixed so many different cartridges:) Fantastic!
    Sherrie K

  9. Beautiful how it looks with paper.Both are beautiful!

  10. Ohhh, this is fabulous! I've always loved that snowman image. He's so cute!

  11. Such a super fun project, I love it!!


  12. Super "lift" of the sled. Love the fun paper flowers and foliage. Gorgeous JOB!
    Jessica S

  13. I love that, the woodgrain looks so really!! Such a great re-creation :)