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Monday, November 18, 2013

"Count Your Blessings" Thanksgiving Challenge at Exploring Cricut

Good morning everyone and welcome to this week's challenge at Exploring Cricut

The challenge:"Count Your Blessings" make a card, layout, or paper craft celebrating Thanksgiving using your Cricut Machines. This is a wonderful challenge as I know we all have much to be thankful for. I know I have many blessings in my life!
For my project I decided on some table decor for Thanksgiving Day. This is the one holiday where everyone has an assigned seat with a place card, and a favor of some sort. We usually have anywhere from 10-15+ for dinner so I usually like to keep the projects  fairly simple so they can be easily produced.

I used the Tablescapes Fall & Winter Cartridge. 
I cut the box at 2.0" and the leaf that is on top also at 2.0". I ended up cutting two leaves so that I could glue them back to back since my paper was not double-sided.

The napkin ring was cut at 3.0". No gluing, a snap to cut and put together.

Next came the place card cut at 2.25". Simple to score and fold. Again cutting a couple of extra leaves for a little embellishment.

The little leaf  on the glass was cut 2.0" also gluing two together for some added dimension. I ended up using a mini glue dot to add it to the glass. I got the idea to add it to the glass from the cartridge handbook.

The only thing extra I did was to ink the edges. I may go back and add a few more embellishments or perhaps make some of the boxes out of a patterned paper. That's the fun part about using my Cricut....the possibilities are endless!

Thank you so much for stopping by today. I do hope you will visit the DT's blogs and check out their wonderful "Count Your Blessings" projects and be sure to enter your project in our challenge!


Diane said...

I love your table decor. Thanks for sharing.

Michelle N. said...

Great table decor! I never think about doing this-great job!

Sharon said...

Oh WOW!! These are fabulous Donna!! I so love your decorations. Your table is going to be so lovely this Thanksgiving!!! :)

Annette said...

Lovely how the leaves pop up. TFS!!

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