Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Day 21 and Challenge #65: Holiday Florals

Welcome to Day 21 of the 25 Days of Christmas Crafting Showcase and challenge day at Cooking With Cricut!  Today is all about holiday florals!  Our Designers have created some spectacular projects featuring their favorite florals.  Make sure to visit our sponsors and thank them for their support and fantastic prizes.  Also make sure to visit the Designer's blogs and leave 'em some love -- these ladies have worked hard to bring you some amazing projects over the last 21 days!  And as always, we thank you, our faithful followers for your continued support!!

Celeste created this pretty cup of holiday cheer using the
Cricut Joys of the Season cartridge.  Visit her blog for all the details!

Kemma created this gorgeous card using the Cricut Sophie
cartridge.  Check out her blog for more details.

Adrian used the Cricut Celebrate With Flourishes cartridge to create this
bright and cheery Christmas card.  Visit her blog for more details.

Heather made this beautiful 12" x 12" scrapbook layout using the
Mother's Day Bouquet and Elegant Edges Cricut cartridges.
Check out the details on her blog!

Elizabeth used the Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge to create this pretty card!

Elizabeth used the same cartridge to create this sweet poinsettia ornament, too.
Visit her blog for all the details!

Evelyn made these adorable gift tags using the Poinsettia V2 cutting file
from PaperCraftingWorld.com.  Check out all the details on her blog.

Charlotte used the Cricut Joys of the Season cartridge to
create this elegant holiday card.  Check out her blog for all the details!

Yolie turned a plain gift bag into something extraordinary
using the Cricut Ashlyn's Alphabet cartridge!
Visit her blog for more details.

Court created this super cute box using the Cricut Wild Card cartridge
for her yummy looking chocolate covered pretzel rods!
Check out the details on her blog.

Jen embellished a dollar store glass vase with tissue paper, modge podge
and poinsettias using the Cricut Joys of the Season cartridge to make this
holiday candle holder.  Visit her blog for details.
Melin used her Cricut and the Joys of the Season and Paper Lace Cartridges to create this card.

Here is a close up of the Poinsettia.

Poinsettia Tutorial
Be sure to check out my Poinsettia Die Tutorial Page HERE. While it was written a few years back when I was a QuicKutz (now Lifestyle Crafts) Ambassador,  you could still apply the same concept to some Cutting file cuts or cartridge cuts you may have.
CLICK HERE-Die Cut Poinsettia Tutorial


This week (Dec.18th through December 25th)
enter for a chance to win the following:
(Winners will be announced for this giveaway on December 19th.)


See our winners page for week one winners.

Winners From Week Two Announced soon!

Week Three Prizes
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* Pazzles Craft Room 1 Year Subscription
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* The Twinery Ultimate Sampler Pack
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* Cutter’s Creek $25 Gift Certificate

Simply enter by doing the following:
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    • Be a follower of our blog (CWC) AND
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    DAY 21 Freebies

    Poinsettia Silhouette Cutting File
    Please click the "ADD TO CART" button.
    This link contains the zip folder with all available formats.
    AI, DXF, EPS, GSD, KNK, MTC, SVG, SCAL2.0, WPC and PDF for hand cutting or other file conversion.
    It will not cost anything to download.

    Angels Singing Digital Stamp Set REVISED
    Ms. Betty on of our readers kindly let us know that there was an error on the previous stamp set.  We have corrected them and are re-issuing them today :)
    Please click the "ADD TO CART" button.
    This link contains the zip folder with all available formats.
    It will not cost anything to download.

    Poinsettia Digital Stamp
    Please click the "ADD TO CART" button.
    This link contains the zip folder with all available formats.
    It will not cost anything to download.

    Vintage Graphics
    Angel in Poinsettia Wreath Graphics
    Color Washed Version

    Sepia Tone Version

    Colored Version
    Please click the "ADD TO CART" button.
    This link contains the non-watermarked printable versions.
    It will not cost anything to download.

    Now it's your turn! Show us your favorite holiday florals project -- link it up and you might just be our next Top Chef! Here are a few guidelines:
    • Must follow the challenge topic.
    • Must be a NEW project for this challenge. 
    • No back dated posts please.
    • Must have a link back to this post on your blog.
    • Must link your project post through Inlinkz and not just your blog.
    • Must use your Cricut in some capacity.
    • Must HAVE FUN!
    • You may gladly combine challenges . . . we love to pile it on TOO
    ~ The CWC Design Team


    Kathy Serrahn said...

    awesome projects

    mylittlecraftblog said...

    Thanks so much for the tutorial! I can't wait to try it!
    Your projects are beautiful as always. I love the soft colors.

    Trisha said...

    Poinsettias are among my favorite Christmas florals. Thank you so much!

    Jessica said...

    Gorgeous array of Holiday Florals. TFS the tips, too! Wonderful graphics again....Thanks!

    Anne said...

    Lovely creations once again from all the DT..thanks for sharing..

    Amy said...

    Beautiful holiday flowers by the whole team! Great designs! :)Amy

    Lana said...

    Beautiful projects! Thanks for all the inspiration and for a chance to win some awesome prizes.


    jperr said...

    Thanks for the lovely digi's.

    Rae Ann said...

    These floral posts are wonderful! They are all beautiful.
    Merry Christmas!
    Rae Ann O.

    Carolyn said...

    WOW! These are some beautiful poinsettias. I am going to try to make a couple of these. Thanks

    Sheena said...

    Beautiful floral projects! Everyone did a great job! Merry Christmas Everyone!!

    Hugs, Sheena

    Judy said...

    These projects are all so beautiful! Merry Christmas to everyone.

    bzyPTmom said...

    Thanks for the wonderful poinsettia projects, I remember the tutorial, great info. Thanks for the wonderful freebies!

    Sunshine HoneyBee said...

    Bee-utiful Poinsettia projects. Thanks for the freebies.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

    Moments by Marla said...

    Melinda, your cards are amazing and gorgeous!!! I would have never thought of using the maple leaf. Thank you so much for the tutorial on how to make the beautiful poinsettias. The DT did an amazing job with today's theme. Thank you for the opportunity to win some awesome prizes!!

    Nanette said...

    Wow...every single project today is amazing and beautiful. I love them all!

    I sent an email (twice) because I won a prize in Week 1 and I haven't heard anything back. I just wanted to make sure it had been received or if you needed more info from me. Thanks!

    nanettemt at yahoo dot com

    BreAnn said...

    Gorgeous poinsettia projects - thanks for sharing! Thanks for posting the link to the tutorial; this is the first time I've seen it, and I can't wait to give it a try!

    LANA F said...

    All designs are sooooo cheerful and cute!!!

    Jamie said...

    love all the projects thanks for sharing

    Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

    Beautiful projects!!

    mommyscraftycreations at gmail dot com

    Lisa R. said...

    Fabulous choc covered pretzel gift !! TFS joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

    Anna said...

    beautiful projects and files. Love them.

    Anonymous said...

    Love all the projects!

    lilred said...

    Great Projects. Thanks for the freebies

    marg0006 said...

    What great looking 3Dflowers. Would love my flowers to look that professional. Thanks.

    Anonymous said...

    Thank you for the word digis. :-)

    Anonymous said...

    Thank you for he beautiful poinsettia cut file and digi. Can't wait to use them.

    Denise said...

    very cute ideas.

    Anonymous said...

    Thanks for the chance to win. These projects are beautiful.
    Michelle C

    Anonymous said...

    Love everything you are sharing during this holiday season.
    I would love to win the The Twinery Ultimate Sampler Pack, TY

    Wifey Cookie said...

    Beautiful projects! :)
    I hope you're all ready for the holidays!


    paperscissorsink said...

    All of the projects came out beautiful, TFS!

    Glenda said...

    Beautiful projects ladies! Thanks for sharing!

    AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

    Wow Ladies Beautiful Creations!

    Shirley said...

    What beautiful cards, projects, etc. Ideas galore!

    Maria Matter said...

    so many lovely ideas! Thank you for the inspiration!

    Wandeezy said...

    Woop Woop!! Thanks for sharing!!!!