Wednesday, February 8, 2012

dolphin beach bag made using the Whales and Dolphins cartridge.

Hello, friends!

 I hope you are all having a great week so far. Not much to report here except still trying to get this house ready to sell. Now we are getting estimates for new carpet. I really did not want to have to do that because it means that I will have to pack up my craft room. I think I will have to go to bare minimum in the craft room until we move. This seems more than a little overwhelming to me because no doubt whatever I pack up I will most certainly need for some project. Sigh. What would you keep if you had to seriously pare down your craft space?

Today's project is made using my expression and the Whales and Dolphins cartridge. I thought the cute little dolphin cut would make a great beach bag!

Here is the Cricut Craft Room file: http://www.box.com/s/luei6ta3szloy5cc49ty

The beautiful ribbon is from Webster's Pages. I would love this type of ribbon in ever color of the rainbow!
 Thanks for stopping by!


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35 comments:

Bunnyfreak said...

Fun bag.

Shawnee said...

Very cute project

Ann said...

Very cute bag, love the dolphin.
Mstgane
Ann

txmom said...

that is a super cute bag!!! You make the cutest things!!! Hang in there with the craft room. I had too pack mine up for awhile when we were adding rooms to the house for foster care and my space was needed asap & my new space was farther done the list on getting done. It wasn't my favorite time, but I did get thru and now my new space is better than ever before. Look forward to hoe awesome your new space will be and how you are planning to set it up, it will help I promise!!! And alot of please Lord, give me patience prayers!!!!

Bobby said...

I have to keep my craft space pared down because it is so small. So no stamps, do it all on the computer. No dies, use your Cricut, and only the paper that will fit in one file. Hope that helps.

The Zoo Keeper said...

What an adorable bag! I love the addition of the ribbon stuff at the top! Really adds something special! Have an awesome day!

Marianne said...

Another great idea. Thanks. Hope you don't have to be without your craft room too long! i don't have one right now, we live in a parkmodel with my bedroom built on...am looking forward to more room before spring.

JANLYNN said...

Soooo cute. We have trip to the beach planned in the summer. I need this bag.

JaniceA said...

What a sweet bag, great idea!

Deneen said...

So adorable! Love the rose ribbon you added. Packing up a bunch of your stuff when you still need it is hard. I would say to pack in clear plastic containers and label everything very well. If you do need something maybe you can find it, use it and put it back in storage. (If your storing your stuff in the garage or something)Good luck!

Look around the corner said...

that is so cute. love dolfines

Momof4inArlington said...

Yikes! We moved out-of-state in August, and I went through craft withdrawal too. Fortunately, we were packing everything up to go, no staging needed. I packed everything, BUT:
Cricut
Gypsy
cutting mat
ATG
paper trimmer
white cardstock/favorite pattern paper stack
brown stamp pad
cup with scissors, tweezers, bone folder, cricut spatula
My desk was ALWAYS neat and tidy, and I still had enough to be able to create with. When it was time to move,it was easy to pack these basics in a tote bag. (Except for the Cricut, which went into it's original box.) Good luck!

CARDS by SUSAN said...

CUTE bag! I too LOVE that ribbon and would use it on EVERYTHING!
My husband works out of town and we have an apartment there. I have a "minimal" craft stash which by most accounts is large. A cutter, my old Big Shot, my baby bug, basic stamps & ink pads, just a basic set-up. I take my gypsy & my growing stash of PTI dies with me. I can do a LOT!
Thanks for sharing. I hope your house sells soom!
Susan

lindagk23 said...

Your bag is so adorable! Love it!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like all things Dolphin including your wonderful bag.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

julie said...

How cute is that. My mother-in-law loves dolphins. This would be a great gift to gibe her. Thanks for all you do and share, God bless you and yours. 1205love@gmail.com

snappy scrappy said...

Too cute!! Lee-Ann :)

PinkLava said...

Love the beach bag! I think I really shoudl make something like this for my daughter so she can have her own beach bag and stay out of mine lol. OMG if I had to choose what to keep argh tough one! I think what I would do is basically put together a travel type case with just a small amount of everything. And make all that everything be as universal as possible. Then of course you will also need your cricut and your cuttlebug.

Scrapper69 said...

That is such a CUTE bag! :o)

Theresa

tndj said...

I love dolphins so that bag is just perfect for me. I will send you my address so that you can send it to me. LOL. Seriously I would allow the carpeting price into the price of the house but would not put new carpeting in. Had friends that put new carpeting in because realtor said they should and ended having to give reduction as new owners wanted different carpeting. Check that out with realtors.

katie said...

LOVE the looks of the Whales and Dolphins Cartridge. Love your bag.
Would love to win any of the carts.
Thanks for all your great ideas.

Patrona said...

That is very adorable! thanks for sharing! ~*pd

SugarBear said...

Wow! Really like this bag. Great idea for the boat.

Anonymous said...

wow that is such a neat beach bag. I agree with the clear containers and labeling well... I would have to have my Expression, printer, computer and of course paper and one paper trimmer. I do have all my 12x12 paper in boxes... one color per box like all the purple colors in a purple box and they are stackable. My heart goes out to you because it will not be easy but think of the future in your new home!!!! Good Luck!!!
Carrottop in Ohio

Amber said...

Cute bag, I really like the ribbon on the top.

Nanci said...

I love the dolphin. I am trying to get my craft space organized. part of my stuff is packed in storage too. I try to put it at the front of the building so I can get to it if I absolutely have to.

Evette K. said...

Really a unique bag. Love anything to do with the ocean. You come up with great creations. evette k.

missstamper said...

Fun bag!

carolyn's creations said...

The bag is so pretty. I love the added trim on top. You should keep the Cricut/carts., paper and adhesives handy before your move. Good luck with selling the house!!

scrapdiva said...

great bag, love the ribbon

tina said...

Great bag.

Tina
aurathentic@gmail.com

Karen said...

What a cute bag. I really have to branch out and try something like this!

Evette K. said...

This cartridge would look great in my stash...plus I am such an ocean fan. And a bag like this is so cool I sure could use it for my cartridge storage. evette

Got2BCrafting said...

Super cute! You always make the coolest bags and I always say "I am going to do that!!" ONE OF THESE DAYS.. I am so going to make one! LOL!
I couldn't even imagine paring down my craftroom. EEK!! I feel for you. Just keep out your Double Dot paper and you will be fine! :)
Good luck with the moving.
Lori

Debbie (from Sugar Land) said...

I'm in agreement with another post - I would not replace carpet. It's a huge expense and I don't think it will pay you back. The new owners are going to want their own choice. Just pay for a good cleaning job!

 
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