Monday, May 11, 2009
Welcome CC&M Blog Hoppers!
Our theme this blog hop is "Baby" & "Albums". I am the last stop in the Creative Cuts and More blog hop today. If you are checking in here first please click on over to the beginning at Die Cut Diva, the blog of the Creative Cuts and More design team.
I chose to work with the baby theme for this round. I think my favorite die cut from Creative Cuts and More has to be the baby shoe. I loved this little favor box, but what really pushed me to create such detailed shoes was Jennifer's set. Jennifer was a CC&M guest designer and my mouth hit the floor when I saw her shoes and the box she attached them to.I knew once I saw these that the decorating options for the shoes were endless. They are so addictive....I can't stop making them!
I have made single shoes and pairs of shoes which I have attached to simple paper mache boxes and decorated to match. I have even sold a few of these box sets, they are really cute in person and make a one of a kind gift container.
Once I got into baby shoe mode I decided to try out the adorable diaper card die cut. I wanted to make this diaper card into an announcement so I used the tag from the tag pocket set. I trimmed of the bottom corners off of the tag so that it would fit into the diaper without protruding out the bottom sides. I ran both the diaper and tag through the Cuttlebug using the "Swiss Dots" folder to give the set a little more texture. The diaper was cut from Double Mates cardstock, which has a little bit of texture. Double Mates is a cardstock that has a dark and a light side, so depending on your needs you have a choice. For mine I went with the lighter shade then ran white chalk ink over the embossed dots to make them really pop!
NOW for the PRIZE... you must go back to Die Cut Diva and use the secret word in your comment, which is "The Diva Dozen". Your comment will then be put into our drawing for a chance to win the Bare Elements Castle Album and coordinating Castle Mini Album Set. You have until this Thursday, May 14th at 11:59 PM to leave your comment on the blog hop thread. The winner will be announced Friday, May 15th. Good Luck!!
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Posted by Pamela Smerker at 3:00 AM