Friday, April 11, 2014

Hog Wild Birthday Card In a Box

Today I have a card I made using 3 Cricut cartridges that I have had for a long while and had not used til now: Country Life, County Fair, and Easter 2010. I actually have a ton of cartridges that I have yet to even open. If only I could camp out in my Craft room for a week or more I might be able to crack a dent into the hidden treasures of that room! This card I made for my amazing Aunt's birthday. She loves the country and the critters especially piggies.

I made another Card in a Box which I have been getting a lot of compliments on. These cards pop open and leave such a smile on the faces of the recipients. They fold flat and can be placed in an envelope. I just love them!

I created the farm scene using the barn from the County Fair. I inked and embossed the front layer of the barn to add a cool dimension. I also got the fence and chicken from this cartridge. I cut the chicken layers out a bit bigger than the fence so it would cut out right. The design papers are from the 12x12 DCWV Kitchen Stack that I picked up at Joann's for $6! (Always lookin' for a bargain :)

The pig and chicken, and grass hills are cut from the Country Life cartridge. I think I bought this cartridge just for this pig cut! And the sewing machine, which I have plans to make for a future card. The clouds are from Zooballoo and the bunny from Easter 2010. Omgosh that cartridge is full of bunny goodness that I have yet to explore! The bee and white bird are from Jolees. They are so tiny and cute and I cut my Cricut case into strips to attach them. They are so cute and sway when you move the box.  I used my computer to type the sentiments since I didn't have any stamps to fit the occasion. I inked and blinged and added a cottontail to the bunny as well as a red ribbon to the front. 

I hope you enjoyed my card. As you know the details don't quite make it into the photos but I tried to get some good angles. I will participate in the following challenges:

Thank you so much for stopping by!

I hope you have a wonderful and crafty day!

Tina H.
The Scrappin Rabbit


DIANA L. said...

Tina, I absolutely love your card. I love the farm scene that is popping out of it The colors are so bright and cheery. I also just became your newest follower I hope you will follow me to.
Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes April Linky Party. Have a blessed day

D- said...

Your card in a box scene is amazing.
So much detail. She will love it.
Thanks for sharing at FCCB.
Crafty hugs,
Guest Designer FCCB

Pam MacKay said...

Your little farm scene is so darling love all the wonderful detail! Thanks for joining BBTB2

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