Thursday, September 23, 2010

No Cricut?!

This week for the Throwback Thursday challenge at My Creative Time, Emma has challenged everyone to make a card without using their Cricut. I've been using mine so much, even just for small stuff here and there, that it was definitely a challenge. But I did manage to come up with something to enter.

I made this card 5 1/2"x4 1/4," using patterned paper from the DCWV Midnight Spell stack, the glittery green paper is also from that stack. I cut a piece of green cardstock, K&Company, at 5"x3 1/4." I then punched it with a web punch around the page from Martha Stewart. I layered plain purple cardstock and the glittery green cardstock to make a frame. I had this stamp in my stash, I think it is Fiskars, and I stamped it with black ink and heat embossed it with a clear glittery embossing powder. After it dried I colored it all with glitter. I used a green and purple glitter for the accents on the skull and the bulk of the skull was colored with a white glitter. It is not a technique I use often, mostly because it takes some time and can be very messy, but I love the results whenever I do attempt it. Hope you enjoy!


  1. Holy Toledo this is amazing! WOW WOW WOW!!!!


  2. Wow no Cricut, yikes this is eye catching :)
    Great job!

  3. HOLY SMOKES, this card is TOTALLY AMAZING my friend!! WOW, I LOVE IT!! GREAT job w/the challenge!
    Gypsy Hugs,

  4. AMAZING! You did a terrific job on this. I love it.

  5. I know I felt the same way when Emma mentioned that we wouldn't be able to use the cricut. This challenge was truly a challenge for me. Great job on your card

  6. I LOVE LOVE LOVE that skull!!!!!!!! Your card is just soooo coooooolll!!!!!

  7. Oh, scary. But adorable.


  8. Sooooo scary and spooky!!! Love this card
    Karla Urea

  9. I love this card the skull is soo awesome!!

    Lots of Cricut Love,