Thursday, December 2, 2010

Have a Holly Jolly Christmas using Accent Essential Cricut cartridge.

Hello, friends!

Today I have a card made with one of my all time favorite cartridges. Accent Essentials is a fantastic must have cartridge that it a go to cartridge for me anytime I need a basic shape. This is a super easy card to throw together as well. The hardest part is threading the buttons.

I used Close To My Heart paper.
I cut the 'top note' shape at 1 3/4" and then again at 1 1/2".
The stamps are from Papertrey Ink.
 Thanks for stopping by today, my friends! I look forward to seeing you back here tomorrow!!

Have a great day!!


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66 comments:

Crhiga said...

Very pretty card. I have to look at that cartridge again, I did not realize it had a topnote shape on it.

Carol

Brigitte said...

So simple and elegant!

Anonymous said...

Sweet card...thanks for going back to an oldie but good cartridge..get so hooked on the new ones. That is why I love it too when you use multiple cartridges as I love 2 do this 2 :)


Joan Smith

Georgei said...

very pretty simple card thank for showing

Josie0602 said...

I was just hunting for a top note shape but chose Storybook instead. I always learn something new when visiting your blog (and Joy's too)

Pretty card!

Melissa said...

SO very pretty Mel!

Amy said...

Beautiful--who makes that gorgeous paper?

Rae-beccadesigns said...

Lovely card! Thanks for sharing!

scrapstampcrazy said...

I use that cut all the time. it is similar to the top note for the big shot but because we can cut it any size we like, better1

TheLastOfNine said...

Very very simple, but yet the perfect patterned paper makes up for that. Nice touch adding the bling.
Gloria

Donna said...

Very pretty card, thank you for sharing.
Blessings, Donna

Anonymous said...

I always forget accent essentials has some fab shapes - thanks for reminding me! Love the card!
Debe

Tabitha said...

Very pretty, I love the rhinestone holly berries. Very cute. TFS

LJ said...

Adorable - and a card I think I could actually make! ;-) Thanks for sharing such great ideas!

Deneen said...

Great card!! Love the paper. So simple but so pretty.

Nana Crys said...

I just ordered this cart and I am so excited about getting it. I has so many adorable shapes to use. I also did not realize it had the topnote on it and definitely will using it several times. Thanks for the share = great card.

Nana Crys

Mary said...

Cool! Thank you for caring and sharing!
mhalford6 @aol. com

Kate said...

What gorgeous paper! I love the bit of "holly" you added by the sentiment too!

Scrappy Chic said...

YOu all keep reminding me that I need to get started on the few cards that I need to make. THanks for sharing.

Linda said...

Love this card! I will have to remember that this cart has this shape. I may put it in my DS so I can do a search for it.

Linda A

Gwen said...

I love easy and cute and this is both. I haven't really used that cart to much I always forget about it.

Manhattan Mandie said...

What a cute card! I love the papers you used!

Kimberli said...

Beautiful card, I love how you embellished the holly!

Anonymous said...

Very pretty card! Thanks for giving us a simple idea.

Roxanna
bswinch at aol dot com

CARDS by SUSAN said...

Great card. LOVE that Top Note shape. I don't have Accent Essentials but it is on Lacy Labels!
Thanks for sharing
Susan

Carolee said...

I love this! Simple yet stunning and a cartridge already in my inventory. Thanks so much.

Kellee said...

Melanie, I've been trying to click on the names of the cartridges in your blog (which are in blue) to take me to the Circut store and see the images. Is there something wrong with the links because I can't click on them anymore?

Jingle said...

Very pretty card!

Miranda said...

Very Pretty! I actually just received that cart yesterday. I got it using my cricut reward points. I can't wait to use it! TFS

Sue Boyd said...

Always good to have down the basics. I need to relook at some of my carts as well!

Denise said...

What a gorgeous card :)

Scrapper69 said...

Very Pretty Melanie! I LOVE that paper... the stamp goes perfectly with it and the card just looks soooo nice! TFS! :o)

R said...

Very pretty!

rhondah*

JenE said...

Great card! Love the top note die...partly the reason I bought this cart!

Cathy H. said...

Simple but lovely card!

Karen said...

Very cute card. I didn't know that shape was in there. Thanks

BikerGranny said...

That's a beautiful card - TFS!

Gloria said...

You said you had trouble threading the buttons. I heard just recently to cut a thin strip of cardstock, putting both ends of the paper from the front to the back, spread the paper to the outside and use a glue dot in the center of the button. Fold the paper back over the glue dot and use a glue dot to stick the button to your card.

Isabel Z said...

What a beautiful card; I love the accents.

Sandra said...

lovely!
Sandra

JANLYNN said...

What would I do if I didn't have you to point out those cuts that hide from all of us. I didn't even know that the top note shape was on this cartridge. I thought I was going to have to search for a way to cut it. Lovely card. TFS

littleeifwife said...

Very pretty card. I just ordered this cart for my daughter for Christmas (it was hard to find at a good price)! She only had fonts & was interested in getting into basic shapes, so I thought of this one immediately!!

missionofjoycandles said...

Love it. It looks so stress free. I think I need to just stop worrying about what paper, what cut and all the other stuff and just create. Thanks for all the wonderful projects you share.

scrappymama said...

you are right about easy but elegant still. tfs!

Emily said...

You do amazing work! Great job :)

Nadia's World said...

Very nice!

TFS!

Nicole

jamme said...

Ok, this is a cart I've never heard of before. I really need to look through my gypsy to see what's out there. Nice simple card and good paper choice. I think it was worth the pain of threading the buttons because they just add so much to the card.

Judith said...

I haven't used the top note for anything other than a large frame. Thank you for opening up more possibilites. I just got stuck in a rut.

aud1inok said...

Beautiful card. I love the paper you chose. Very elegant.

janine_jepsen said...

Very nice!
Janine

Leslie Dick said...

Beautiful card. I have looked over this cartridge several times but think after seeing this that I NEED IT! Ha

ITeachK said...

What a timeless beauty!!

Cynthia B. said...

Such an elegant card! I think Accent Essentials is on my wish list now!

1harperpooh said...

Very cute card.

*kbcraftcorner* said...

Great card! Love the simple sleek look! I forgot that this cartridge had this shape! Thanks for the reminder!

Sanguinartears said...

Pretty card. I love how you used the gems for the holly berries.

Ticketgoddess said...

You have to know...I think you have such great taste in papers...I always LOVE to see what great papers you find!! Bev B

SHELLEE said...

I just LOVE that you show us things on the carts that are not readily apparent. It really helps make use of the carts that I already own! THANKS so much!
Shellee

Shari said...

Thanks for the wonderful card and for helping us to look at our cartridges through different eyes.
syoung6987@aol.com

Kim. said...

Beautiful card and this cut is one of my favourite accents on accents essentials.
Kim xXx

LisaR said...

Cute and simple. My kind of card. Thanks.

gmaJ said...

such a pretty card! Thanks for sharing your talent with us!

Northwoodszoo said...

love the incorporation of buttons, which always make me smile!

ScrappyMama said...

Very pretty!! I'm gonna keep this card in mind in case I start feeling panicked that I haven't finished making all my cards yet. Thanks for the inspiration!

Sassy Scrapin' said...

Very glamorous card!

Luv 2 Create said...

What a beautiful card. With such beautiful paper, you really don't need much in the way of embelishments. Love the simplicity.
Marcie

 
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