Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Joy! Easy Christmas card made using Papertrey Ink Die and my trusty cuttlebug!

Hello, friends!!

Ok, so today I have a super awesome announcement! Provo Craft has asked Joy and I to teach some classes on the the Cricut Cruise and we said yes! Now, the best part is that the cruise will be open to any and all people who want to go. All you have to do is book the cruise, then you can add the Cricut portion by clicking here ==> AWESOME CRICUT CRUISE

Now the cruise with the criut upgrade includes includes:

Join the Cricut® Ticket Cruise! Book your cruise and then purchase this Cricut Cruise upgrade.* $300 per person LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE!

Upgrade Package Details
• Classes on the Cricut Imagine™ machine, Gypsy™ device, Cricut Expression® machine, and new Cricut cartridges with special guest demonstrators(which is me and Joy!)
• Make n’ Takes each day with the Cricut team!
• Open swarm time where you’ll have access to all of your favorite Cricut machines and cartridges!
• Incredible gifts and prizes will be given out throughout the cruise!
• All necessary supplies will be provided for the classes and Make n’ Takes.

*This price is for Cricut upgrade only. You MUST book the following Holland America Cruise.

You can book this cruise through Christopherson Travel. Please contact Rusty Chambers at (801) 327-7619 (M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MST).

Cruise Length: 7 nights February 26 – March 5, 2011
Ship Name: EURODAM
Sun 27 Feb – AT SEA
Wed 02 Mar – ST. THOMAS, U.S.V.I.
Thu 03 Mar – AT SEA

Now if you come on this cruise and take my class I will do my very best to make sure that you leave being able to tie the best bow possible! I am totally serious! I am teaching two classes with Joy, but I will do a bow tying demo for any Cricut cruise traveler who is interested! It is going to be so great! Oh and I am bringing my mother, so you all get to meet her! She just cannot wait!

Ok, on to the card....

This card has no cricut, but I used my fantabulous cuttlebug!!! Well, and a new die I bought from Papertrey Ink. Seriously though, you could crank out tons of these using your cuttlebug and impress all who receive your Christmas cards! ALSO it is a super cheap card to make(no ribbon or other embellishments)! Now for those of you who have gypsies or Design Studio you can design something similar using a cricut shape. It is ridiculously easy to do. The only reason I did not do that is that there is a stamp set that matches the die. It was kind of a one two punch for me!

The paper is from Papertrey Ink.
I added a little bit more using my white signo uniball pen.

Thanks so much for stopping by today! Let me know what you guys think about the cruise. If any of you are going to go please let me know! I can't wait to meet some of my blog followers as I love each and every one of you!!

Oh and Scrappy Mama, I bought way too much Judith Ripka from QVC! I got two rings and two pairs of earrings! I cannot believe I have spent so much before Christmas. I added a few of her pieces to my Christmas list as well....I am so addicted ;-) Thanks for helping me get a new addiction!!

Have a terrific Tuesday!

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Amy K said...

Cute, easy card! "one two punch" hee hee, love the pun!
Congrats on your QVC purchases - she definitely has some gorgeous pieces.

Unknown said...

To be so simple it looks fantastic!! Love simple!!

Melissa said...

Oh how I wish I could go!!! Sounds like the cream of the crop is going to be there!

Unknown said...

very pretty simple card some think it nice to make some easy cards thank for showing

Elizabeth said...

simple yet beautiful card, thanks for sharing your talent :)

Kim. said...

Oooh this cruise sounds so inviting if only I was in the States. Love the card too, that new die is really pretty and works beautifully with the stamp.
Kim xXx

Tami B. said...

Oh I wish I could go-just to get a Melanie's bow tying lesson.

Scrappymama Elaine said...

super cute card! No cruise this time! TFS!

byAnnette said...

I will see you there!

Karen said...

Wow, how exciting for you and Joy. A cruise and scrapping combined! This is a simple and cute card. Can't wait to break my new Cuttlebug out of the box!

A Cup of Cold Water said...

Love the card. I bought that die and stamp, too!
Thanks for sharing your idea!

LJ said...

I would LOVE to cruise with you all! I'm going to add the cruise to my Christmas wish list...Santa will be surprised I'm sure! lol

mekei said...

cute card.

Gwen said...

This is my kind of card cute and simple and easy!

Carolee said...

Another nice card. I'm off to check out Papertrey Ink because I keep seeing them in your posts. Thanks for all the ideas and directions each day.

4kids4 said...

Love an easy, but pretty card! TFS!

Jingle said...

That is a super cute card design!

Linda said...

Great simple card - Love it!

Linda A

Manhattan Mandie said...

Ooooh, I soooo want to cruise with you guys!!!! That would be AWESOME!!!!

Your card is so pretty, LOVE it!@

Anonymous said...

Simple Simple! Love it.

bswinch at aol dot com

Nana's Paper Things said...

Wonderful & easy card! Thanks.
Congrats on the cruise!
LizW in TX

Susan Edwards said...

Congrats on the Cruise teaching spot!!! You and Joy ROCK so PC knew they just HAD to include you. Now... Should you need an assistant I can arrange to be free that week, LOL.

Cute card too!!!


Heather said...

I wish I could go on the cruise. I'm super jealous of all those that get to go.....it's combining two of my favorite thing...cruising and CRICUT stuff. The card is cute!

ScrappyMama said...

Well, it was fun to have the chance to enable someone else...I'm usually the one being "enabled" !! Am so glad to hear that you found a new addiction & don't forget, they usually have Judith's jewelry as a TSV several times a year...just trying to be helpful ;) !! Congrats on getting to go on this cruise - it sounds like it'll be a blast!!

Donna said...

Just what I need this time of year, simple, easy, quick and fantastic looking! Thanks for a great card!
Blessings, Donna

Crhiga said...

Simple cards are the best kind. Love the card!!!


Kimberli said...

Beautiful card, I love how simple it is!!

I would LOVE to go on the cruise but I just had my baby boy in Sept so he'll still be brestfeedng then, so I can't be away from him (or my 2 yr old!) for that long - maybe next year!!

Angela said...

Congrats on the Cruise offer! What an awesome opportunity. What a dream. Love the card too.

TheLastOfNine said...

Such a simple yet pretty card. Congratulations on the cruise, sad I can't go, but hope you have fun.

JANLYNN said...

Simple and sweet. Everything is better with some cuttlebug on it. (I have to confess . I do my cuttlebugging with a Big Shot)

Wendy (aka Roo) said...

How Awesome for you guys!!!!!! What an honor! Sooo wish I could afford to go!!!!!

Unknown said...

Nice card. I think I will need to look into this design. Looks like I could crank those out for all those people who ask at the last minute for me to make them cards.

Turnedgypsy said...

Cute card. Can you pack me in your Luggage and let me stow away with you and Joy on the cruise. I can not afford that, my 3 grandbabies get all my money.


ITeachK said...

I love the elegance and simplicity of this card!

Cynthia Baldwin said...

Your super-simple card turned out great.
So happy for you that you get to go on the cruise + teach - such a blast!

The Art of Being Kelcified said...

Very cute card! Looks like it would be easy to make a bunch of them:)

SHELLEE said...

Congrats all around! On your purchases and on the cruise. I'm sure that you will enjoy them both! Maybe you can WEAR your new jewlery on the cruise!

Luv 2 Create said...

Who doesn't love simple?? And so cute to boot!!! PTI has come a long way. Looks as thou the die embosses also?

Just A Pac Rat said...

Very nice and simple card! Thanks for sharing the idea!


Lori with: SimplyMadeScrapbooks said...

I would love to go on the trip but my husband wouldn't like me very much for leaving him with the kids for a week :) You guys have a great time.

Also I like the card, simple yet very cute, thanks for sharing. Lori

dianne said...

Cute card! TFS