Thursday, October 23, 2014

Happy 4th Birthday to the Exploring Cricut and More Blog!

Hey guys! This week we are celebrating Exploring Cricut and More's 4th Birthday!! Diane has asked me to share a birthday project and so I have a cute little puppy card. I used a TCBJ file called Cupcake Dog. Isn't she cute! 

This is a 5 inch rounded square card that I cut from my CTMH Art Philosophy cartridge. I stepped out of my comfort zone using several different patterns. I wanted it to be happy and festive and hopefully not too busy.  The papers are from MME Hootenanny. I love this paper. I used a corrugated DCWV stack for the cupcake wrapper.

The sentiment is from Craftin Desert Diva's Happy Celebrations. I added some polka dot ribbon and bling to the tag and cupcake. There is a shimmer on the hat that is a little hard to see where I used my Wink of Stella pen.

I hope you enjoyed my birthday card!  Make sure you head over to Exploring Cricut and More to see more fabulous projects! Also Diane is having a fun Birthday challenge where you can link up and win some fun prizes.

TCBJ Cupcake Dog click HERE

CDD Stamps Click HERE
If you haven't checked out the sneak peeks for this fabulous holiday stamp release head on over to the Craftin Desert Diva's Blog. The stamps will be available to purchase this weekend!

I will participate in the following challenges:

Hope you have a blessed day!


  1. This is so adorable!! The puppy is so sweet!! Love that face!! The papers and colors are so festive - perfect for a birthday card!! Have a great day :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  2. This is such a fun birthday card. Thank you for posting your beautiful art with us this week during our 155th challenge at Word Art Wednesday. I’m praying for sweet sunshiny days and I’m sending happy hugs to all. Carole, Encouragement Coordinator

  3. Oh my goodness, Tina - this is SO CUTE! Thanks for sharing.
    Word Art Wednesday

  4. What a darling card Tina!!! That little puppy is so very cute. And I love all of the layers and pattern papers!!! :)

  5. What a sweet card! I have a Cricut (packed away now) and I just could not get the hang of using it - to see such a whimsical design inspires me to maybe not sell it :)

  6. Oh Tina, this is adorable! I love that cut file with all of my sparkly heart! :o) The sparkling cupcake is beautiful and all of the bright papers and patterns are lovely! Definitely not too busy... it's celebratory. :o) This birthday card is filled with so much sweetness.. just looking at that puppy brings a smile to my heart! I hope your weekend is filled with joy. :o)

    Hugs and blessings,


Thank you so much for your comments! I really do appreciate all the kind words! Have a lovely day :)


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