Aug 25, 2010

Companion Challenge : Birthday Bash!

Hey Friends,

I hope you are all ready for another companion challenge. This week's challenge is to create a Project inspired by Birthdays. This could be a card, a layout, an altered item. Anything that you can make using your cricut.

This was actually a huge challenge for me. because out of all the cartridges I own I couldn't think of something that was birthday-ish. But then I remembered I had a Cut that someone had sent me from a RAK from "Flourish Cricut Lite" and it said Happy birthday, So I constructed a 2 page layout from that.

This week's companion is Abby. She made an adorable masculine gift bag with matching card using DCWV the guy stack. DOn't you just love her color combination, the pattern of the paper goes awesome with the Bloc Party Cricut Light Cartridge she used.

I love the combination of patterns and textures, with her card and bag. It gives it extra something and looks fantastic GREAT JOB!!

Also, I have my incredible amiga Momo who was able to whip something seriously last minute, for me . On Such super short notice. So huge HUGS to her!!  :) She made this awesome Card using Create a critter Cricut Cartridge. Can you believe how cute this came out!!!

I adore the white stiching around the border of the card, and how it goes together with the ribbon. I think we will all agree that she is great at picking out paper, and that's the hardest part for me

Ok now onto my project. I was inspired by my little brother's Birthday. He just turned 5 (yes I know HUGE age gap between me and him and I used to be the Youngest) so I created a fun layout using my favorite paper Basic Grey Offbeat, ( so sad it's discontinued). I also Used the A Child's Year Cricut cartridge, and all of the little boys are cut at 4.5 inches

I do usually have video for my companion challenge, BUT, I just uploaded a video yesterday :-P

Tomorrow though I will show another project I made with this theme!

The Prize for this challenge is KINDA huge in my opinion!!

Hannah Montana Cricut Cartridge

As akways there are a few guidelines for this challenge

1. Only one entry per person
2. Project based on orginality
3. Project must use the theme "birthdays"
4. Project made specifically for this challenge, no older projects allowed.
5. Must use at least 1 cricut cut, but it doesn't have to be from a cartridge, MTC, SCAL totally acceptable

Deadline for the project is Septemeber 1st.
Winner will be drawn using


Amanda Villarreal said...

Great challenge! I am 14 and 12 years older than my two little brothers so I can relate in that department LOL. Love the layout, Ive always been unsure of this cartridge but I like how you created with it.

Christina said...

I got my card ready for your challenge.

Thank you so much. This was fun!

Cristina Garcia said...

I went ahead and linked up your project for you. Thanks so much for joining in my challenge.

Abusybee said...

I am a new follower to your blog! Thanks for the fun challenge!

jamie said...

Great challenge thanks so much for the chance to win... Im having some trouble using the link tool.. I enter all my info and it won't go to the next step... Not real sure how to fix this. If you could help me out with this I'd really appreciate it! The link to my card is here:

and my email is

again thank you!

AmandaC said...

Thanks for these challenges... I really enjoy them!

AmandaC said...

Hey Cristina -- I couldn't get my link posted. Here it is though...