Sunday, July 1, 2012

Getting Cricky Simply Sunday Challenge - "Summer Celebrations"

Hello there friends! It's the first Sunday of the month, which means it's time for another Simply Sunday Challenge at Getting Cricky! Our theme this month is "Summer Celebrations", which can be interpreted in so many ways. Click HERE to join in on the fun & show us your interpretation!

I have chosen to go with the 4th of July theme. I hadn't made any patriotic cards yet this year, so I was eager to get going on some! I will have more projects to show you this week, but for the Challenge this is what I came up with....

CRICUT:  Imagine
SIZE:  5.25" square
CARTRIDGES:  "Florals Embellished" (image), "Hopscotch" (color palette), "Art Philosophy"
PAPER:  Colorbok white cardstock, Debbie Mumm paper pack (cloud paper)
INK:  Rubber Stampede, Studio G chalks
OTHER:  Stickles "Star Dust" & "Waterfall", Glossy Accents, Scrapbook Adhesives pop dots

For the sentiment I used this stamp set from K Andrew Designs....

Sweet July
K Andrew Designs

To order this set for yourself, simply click on the image above.

To check out all of the stamp sets, click HERE

Thanks so much for stopping by today! And please come join us in the Challenge by clicking HERE. I'm so looking forward to seeing what you create!


I am also linking up to the following challenges:

Hiding In My Craft Room -  Challenge #52, Anything goes
My Sheri Crafts -  Challenge #88, "Oh I love America"
Simply Create Too -  Challenge #16, "Country where you live"
BBTB2 -  "Patriotic"
Love To Create -  Challenge #21, Anything goes
Party Time Tuesday -  Challenge #74, Anything goes
Use It Tuesday -  Challenge #34, "Be a patriot", must use old supplies (cloud paper & red ink)
Charisma Cardz -  Challenge #25, Anything goes
Scrapbook Sisters -  Card Challenge #90, Anything goes
Joyful Stamper -  Inspire Me Fridays #65, Anything goes
Cricut Cardz ChallengeChallenge #111, "Summer Fun"



  1. Wonderful project!! I love how you make the bird very patriotic! TYFS!!


  2. This is so beautiful, Diana!! The bird is gorgeous...I love the sparkle!! What an awesome, creative, patriotic card :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts
    Getting Cricky DT - Sister

  3. Great idea for a patriotic card. Thanks for sharing at BBTB2 patriotic challenge.

  4. oh what a soaring celebration, beautiful card, thanks for joining the BBTB2 Challenge, hugs

  5. Gorgeous! I adore that bird and in red, white and blue it's just stunning! Thanks for sharing with BBTB2. xxD

  6. Great card and a great blog. Thanks for joining us at Love to Create Challenge. Wendy DT. xxx

  7. Such a great patriotic bird! It could only be better if it were an eagle!! Thanks for joining the weekly challenge at BBTB2.

  8. I never would have thought to use that cut on a patriotic card. Looks fabulous in red, white and blue. Thanks for playing at BBTB2.

  9. What a great way to use the bird from that cart.I love it in red, white and blue. Thanks for sharing with us at BBTB2. Stephanie

  10. Great card!! Love your patriotic bird!!
    Thanks for joining us at HIMCR!!
    Angela DT

  11. What a fabulous card! I am so loving that patriotic bird, so free because of our brave! Love the stamp set as well. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2 ;-)

  12. awesome card with that patriotic bird thanks for sharing with us at bbtb2

  13. Great card! How cool is that bird?!?!?!? Thanks for joining us at My Sheri Crafts!

  14. Love, love, love your card!
    Miranda :)

  15. I love the look of paper piecing, your bird looks amazing, especially the glittery parts!

  16. Pretty! Love the Patriotic bird! Thanks for sharing with us at BBTB2 and My Sheri Crafts!

  17. What a beautiful card--love it! So glad you shared it at UIT this week!

  18. lovely card
    thanks for joining us at Charisma this week

  19. Diana: Your patroitic card is so cute--love your bird! Thanks for joining us for our Challenge #16 - "Country Where YOU Live". PS We're having a DT Call--check us out!

    Simply Create Too Design Team Member

  20. This is really eye catching! Thanks for linking up at BBTB2! :)

  21. Wow! This is gorgeous. Thanks for playing with us at Use It Tuesday!

  22. What a GORGEOUS red/white/blue creation!!! Thanks for sharing your patriotic card with us @ My Sheri Crafts!!!

  23. Wonderful card! Love that bird.
    Thank you for joining us at Use it Tuesday!

  24. Fun card Diana. I love RED WHITE AND BLUE :)

  25. what a fabulous card. I really love the bird! Great job.
    Thanks for joining our challenge at Use It Tuesdays this week and hope we will see you again.
    Tammy DT

  26. such a unique and fun take on the challenge! Thanks for sharing your creativity with us at BBTB2!


  27. Very nicely done, this is the perfect theme for summer!! Thanks for joining CCC!

  28. This is an awesome card - I love how you used the "Florals Embellished" bird. TFS and thanks for stopping by my blog today.

  29. Beautiful! That bird is awesome and loved the sentiment!

    So glad you are playing along with us in this patriotic challenge at Use It Tuesday :)

  30. Love the bird on this card, Excellent :)
    Cheers Jennie
    Getting Cricky DT sister Jenscrapstoo

  31. Oh this is wonderful! Thanks somuch for joiningus at BBTB2