I made this card for the latest challenge at Cooking With Cricut. The challenge was to make a Thanksgiving card for the I Feel the Love Project (IFTL). Each month they select a different person, organization or group to receive handmade projects. This month the cards are going to Surrey Place Care Center, a 60-bed skilled nursing facility.
I am getting my card in just under the wire. In fact, I had better go link my card before time runs out. Well, I got my card linked to Cooking With Cricut’s page, but for some reason the photo is not showing up.
I made my card in Cricut Craft Room. I used the pumpkin card feature on Autumn Celebrations, cutting it at 5.75″. The solid color cardstock is from Core’dinations. The patterned papers are from a paper pad I picked up at Joann’s called Cocoa Mint by Cloud 9 Design.
The leaves are cut at 3″ using two shades of green. The sentiment is from the Thanksgiving cartridge and is cut at 1.35″. I used orange vinyl for the sentiment . I like using vinyl for smaller, more intricate cuts because it cuts so well and you don’t have to put adhesive on it.
The flower was made using my Cuttlebug and the Daisy quilling kit. It is my first flower made using this kit and I am happy with the result. I inked the edges of the petals before rolling them up. I used some Glossy Accents and Martha Stewart crystal glitter on the flower petals. I attached the leaves to the card using pop dots.
The inside of the card is simple, mainly because I ran out of time.
Here is another picture where I was able to lighten it up and kill some of the glare so you can see the sentiment better. I didn’t realize the first pic was so dark.
- Cricut Craft Room
- Cricut cartridges: Autumn Celebrations, Thanksgiving
- Cuttlebug Daisy quilling kit
- Core’dinations cardstock
- Orange vinyl
- Glitter – crystal