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Monday, May 2, 2011

First E2 Card - Birthday Card & Weekly Circle Challenge

I made this card Saturday night using my new E2...woo hoo!!!  Ok, first of all let me tell you that I think I am in love!  No seriously, I do think I am really going to enjoy this machine.  There is definitely a learning curve, considering I just took it out of the box and started using it.  I think having the Imagine helps some but there were a lot of icons that I did not know how to use and things that I wanted to do that I could not quite figure out.  I was able to complete my project but I know once I read the manual and watch a few tutorials, things will go much faster.  Just a matter of learning what the different icons are for.

Ok, so I used two of the preloaded carts - Just A Note and American American Alphabet.  I cut the trifold card from Just A Note at 5 1/2".  I then created my own layers for the inside.  I added a little hand detail with the stitches and of course, blinged it up with Stickles....

I am also entering this card in the Circle Weekly Challenge which is to use "your creative Gift Card and Money Holder ideas. Using your Cricut create a gift card or money holder."   

I have quickly scanned through the new cart booklets and I really like these carts.  I will keep you guys posted as I play a little more.  If you have an E2, leave me a comment letting me know so I can definitely check out what your doing with your E2 as well.

Would love to hear what you think, so leave me a comment. 

Happy Monday....

Nicole T.







8 comments:

  1. Very cute! TFS! Have fun playing with your new E :-)

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  2. Very cute! love the style of the holder!
    hugs, Lisa
    cardcraz.blogspot.com

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  3. Great Job Nicole! I love the cut and the colors!

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  4. I love it Nadia. You did such an amazing job!

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  5. Very Cute! I just got mine yesterday. I'm in love too. Made a quick card right after I opened it you can check on my blog
    tiggersscrapplace.blogspot.com

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  6. I love your card! It's very cute and the pocket for the money is such a great idea. TFS.

    I’m stopping by to check out your blog since you became a follower of mine from the Disney Pixar Blog Hop. I really appreciate your support. I’m now following you too.

    Happy crafting

    Tami
    http://scrappinrabbitdesigns.blogspot.com

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  7. omigosh how stinkin cute is the card layout? first it's a card, then its a sentiment, then it's a grey fox with a bunch of balloons, and lookie, it even has a money pouch! superman ain't got nothing on that!

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