Thursday, March 15, 2012

Cricut Circle Weekly Challenge #53

Every other week join us for “Challenge Friday” where we will announce a new creative challenge. We want you to feel inspired to use your supplies in new ways. Have fun with it! Check back often to see the beautiful entries from your Circle Friends . . . you are sure to leave with a desire to get cutting!
Weekly Challenge #53: Wearing O’ the Green Challenge!

The Challenge: Create a pin, necklace, bracelet or something else that you can wear on St. Patrick’s Day that includes the color green.
Rules and Guidelines: Circle Blog Challenges are open to Cricut Circle Members only. Your project must be newly created for this challenge and include at least 2 Cricut Image Cuts. You must submit a project to be entered into the Challenge Prize Drawing. One entry per person, please.
How to Enter: Submit your entry using the InLinkz tool found at the bottom of this post. Please post your full name along with your entry. Entries are due by 9:00 pm MST on Thursday, March 15th, 2012.
Prize: We will select one winner to receive $25 in credit added to their account. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for delivery from winner announcement.
Winner: The winners will be selected randomly from qualifying entries using and will be announced on the Cricut Circle Blog on Friday, March 16th, 2012.

Hi Friends and fellow Crafters! Happy St. Patrick 's Day! I love St, Patrick's Day, I love the parades and the fun that surrounds it. I think the real reason why I love it so much is because it's my birthday! LOL!
I haven't done a challenge in ages, and with my Mom being ill and the party a couple of weeks ago, I didn't have much time for crafting. Now that things have calmed down, I thought this was a great time to do a challenge. I went very simple for this challenge and created a pin for my Mom. I used Flower Shoppe and A Child's Year for the Shamrock. The shamrock is made of Shrinky Dink material. I tried using my heat gun to shrink it, and while it worked, I think I personally like the oven method better. I colored it with Copics. Once it was shrunk, I didn't like how the color looked, so I covered it with stickles. I cut a large flower from Flower Shoppe, added some ribbon, spritzed it with Green Meadow Glimmer Mist and hot glued the pin to it.
It didn't photograph well, but it's pretty and my Mom loves it!
Thanks for stopping by the blog today! I hope everyone has a safe and Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Happy Crafting!