Wednesday, October 8, 2008

We Make A Great Pear

Here's a card I made for my fiance that was also for this past week's challenge over at Bitten By the Bug (you should check out the very cute creations that the other designers did!). The challenge was to use the Pear from Home Accents. We were allowed to use it anyway we wanted and this is what I came up with. You would think out of the 28 cartridges that I have that I wouldn't have to ask someone to make the cuts for me two weeks in a row. :P

So once again with some help of my friend and sister BBTB designer DeeDee...she so kindly cut the two pears for me (and actually a few more, so sweet of her!!!, thanks again DeeDee!!!). You must check out her site as well...Scrappin' with DeeDee...and see all the amazing things she does.

The 1st thing that came to my mind when thinking of what to do with a pear was 'hey, we make a great pair", which is actually kind of how my fiance and I got together. A mutual friend of ours one day said "you guys would be a great pair together"...and we thought to ourselves "yeah we would!" and that's how it all happened (a short and sweet story for the grandkids...).

So here is what I did:

Fruit bowl:
-CS: Bazzill "Black", DCWV "Pistachio 149"
-DPs: DCWV "Wedding Black"
-Fluid Chalk Inks: Colorbox "Dune" and "Olive"
-Blossoms: Gartner Embossed White Shimmer Table Confetti and Hero Arts Art Flowers "Spring"
-Stickles: Lime Green
-Stickers: Joann Craft Essential 3-D Embellishments "Groom" for the top hat and Jolee's Dimensional Stickers "Bride" for the vail
-Dew Drops: Fresh Mowed Grass
-Computer Fonts: scrapNfonts LDJ Fantastical at 72 pts
-Edge Punch: Martha Stewart's Doily Lace
-Cricut Carts: Home Accents for the pear one cut at 3" and one at 3 1/2"
Opposites Attract for "We make a great pear" and "Scott": "We", "great" and "Scott" using the Upright feature cut @ 2" and "make" and "a" using the Base feature cut at 1" and "pear" using the Opposite feature cut at 1 1/4"
-Misc: Thread, Zots adhesive, Mini Pot Dots, Vellum



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Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card Nikki! :)

DeeDee said...

Ooooh, I love's just so darned CUTE....I bet your beau loves it too!!! HUGS!!!

tiggertastic said...

this is such a good make, very clever idea as well

Sarah x

Bella and Aidee Mom said...

I love your take on the pear...Great job...Krista

Enfys said...

This is so cute, I love the way you put the top hat and the little veil on the pears.

Ivy said...

Wow Nikki...I really like your take on this challenge. Great color combo!

Crayola58 said...

Well, this just is wonderful!!!!

Daffernia said...

Nice home accents... showing how creative you are!!

My to do list...

*Become a Project Corner & Spotlight winner on the Cricut™ Chirp Newsletter (or at least a highlighted thread)
*Ongoing Memorial Journal for Morgan
*Scrapbook for my favorite moments at DisneyLand and DisneyWorld (my other obsession, big, big, big Mickey fan!)
*Scrapbook for my trip to Europe
*Scrapbook for the last two years of the kids for my DF's mom and one for his Dad.