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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Cricut Crafty Challenge #4- Christmas/Winter Decorations

Hi Everyone
It's Becka with Creations With Becka.
YAY!! Winter is here. Are you all ready for Christmas? I just finished decorating my house and the kids were so excited to get everything ready.
Ok, so on with the show. So, I thought it would be neat to have a Christmas Decoration challenge because I always see the cutest decorations in the stores but they are so expensive. And I always think to myself "Hmmm... I could totally make that." And of course I have so much crafting stuff, I wouldn't even have to buy anything.. LOL! So I thought I would put it to the test and see what I could come up with. Plus, I wanted to see other ideas & projects so I could try those too.
So if you visit my blog a lot than you probably know by now that I love to make banners. And I love the $1 bin at Michaels. Yes I know I did it again... I make a Christmas banner out of the $1 bin coasters. Who knew these little coasters would be so handy. LOL!
Anyways here is the banner I made:


Here are some up close pictures









Items needed to make this
4x4 coasters or cardstock
DCWV Christmas Cardstack
Birthday Bash Cartridge- letters cut at 3"
Art Philosophy Cartridge- Stocking cut at 2.65"
Christmas Cartridge- Holly Berry cut at 2.41"
Winter Frolic Cartridge- Presents cut at 2.65"
Sanding paper/ I used d-stressor
Cropodile
Metal 1" rings

Now for the Challenge rules:
1. You must use at least 2 cricut cuts to create your decorations- it can be either Christmas or Winter.
2. You have until December 26th to link your project directly to this page.
3. This must be a new project.

The prize for this challenge will be super awesome and was donated by:
I can't get into my Google program at the moment- I will be back to post the prize.
Here is the link to add your project:

14 comments:

  1. Love the banner Becka! Looking forward to seeing all the Christmas/Winter decorations.

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  2. Great banner, never though of using coasters as bases, much easier than cutting chipboard...thanks for sharing

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  3. Way to cool, Becka!! Got to get started on mine.

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  4. Great idea! I need to make a banner this week, so thank you for the inspiration and idea!

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  5. I love that idea...thanks for sharing and giving all the details!

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  6. Love this banner and fun challenge.

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  7. Super cute. What a fun banner and a great challenge.

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  8. this is just too dang cute Becka. thanks for the challenge !

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  9. very very nice. what a wonderful holiday decoration.

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  10. Oh good idea with the coasters, I love banners too!

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  11. What a cute twist on a banner. I never think about going vertical, but love it. Thanks for sharing and giving me ideas.

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  12. Great detail! So bright and cheerful! Love it!

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  13. Love your banner! It is so cheerful looking.

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