Monday, March 26, 2012

Cricut Cartridge Showcase: SOPHISTOCATED


Hello everyone! Heather, here and I have a cartridge Showcase for you today! The Cartridge I chose to highlight is Sophisticated. For those of you who aren't familiar, this cartridge was designed by Teresa Collins. She has a very distinctive style that really comes through on her cartridge. There are 2 fonts, (both of which are AWESOME for monogram projects) as well as images, borders  and phrases. Although I didn't include one in this showcase, I think the phrases would be awesome for vinyl lettering projects. For my first project I have an altered notebook. I am a list person and cannot live without a notebook to jot ideas and lists down in! This notebook is a traditional composition book and cost about $1.
The "Dream" title is one of the phrases on Sophisticated. The banner flags are cut with the border function. I love the flourishes at the top. The key is one of several key images, as well as crowns, chandeliers, and different flourishes. I added some liquid pearls to the key and banner cuts for some extra decoration. These images look great with a little bling.

                                                                     

Here are some additional projects I have made with this cart:
The title is cut from one of the fonts on the cartridge. I love the flourishes that are part of the letters, so pretty and elegant. Original post about this layout HERE.

The title is a phrase from the cartridge. There are some AWESOME phrases on this cart that work great as layout titles, card sentiments or altered projects/wall art. Original post HERE.

All the cuts on this layout are from Sophisticated. The title is another phrase. The chandelier and Fleur de Lis armchair are image cuts. There are several different chandeliers and chairs on the cart. Original post HERE.

On this layout the title is cut with both fonts from Sophisticated. Backing the letters with a different colored cardstock makes those flourishes really pop. The second '1' in the title is the other font. Every letter has a fancy frame surrounding it. You can see how pretty this would be in a monogrammed project. Original post HERE.
I hope you have enjoyed my showcase today! Sophisticated is an elegant cartridge with so many uses for all kinds of different projects. I hope I have inspired you to check it out.

WOW Heather....amazing job! Thank you for the terrific inspiration!
Heather is our resident layout queen! She does the most amazing one page layouts! Please be sure to visit her blog and give her some great bloggy love!

5 comments:

Michelle R said...

Heather...BEAUTIFUL girl!!!  LOVE the elegant cuts!

Charlotte said...

Heather,
Your showcase is just beautiful.  I love that you showed us such different projects you have done with the cart.  This is a cart I must have.  Thanks for sharing your talent with us.  I am so glad you are part of the CWC family.
Charlotte

Kate Furner said...

Sophisticated is probably my FAVORITE cartridge! Plus Teresa's Baby Boutique! I use the phrases on Sophisticated all the time for family pages and vinyl-ing with them is an awesome idea! Thanks for sharing the showcase, I don't think this cartridge gets enough attention.

Scrapqueen141 said...

Love your journal and those layouts are great. Yet another cartridge I don't need but now want :) Thanks for the showcase!

Kim Luxich said...

What a great showcase! Your projects were very beautiful. I have been wanting to get this cartridge for a while now. I think I will order it this weekend.