I enjoy the fruits of late Summer and Autumn harvests so very much. There are a number seasonal outdoor farmer's produce stands located on my route to and from work. I like to frequent them and purchase yummy fresh produce to consume at my leisure or share with family or friends. Peaches, tomatoes, cantaloupe, watermelon, pears, corn, peppers, onions, and of course a plethora of potatoes...I love it! Especially the tomatoes...I love those fresh and juicy heavenly morsels! Can you say world's best BLT! I believe my Cricut and I shall create a layout dedicated to this wonderful sandwich.
Cricut has had a great harvest this year as well. Drop by and check out all of the wonderful Cricut products at our website under the products tab. Here's the link
You'll be sure to find something to crave your crafting appetite and plenty of helpful information to boot.
Lonna Joy Smoot- Editor, Cricut CHIRP!
PROJECT CORNER AND SPOTLIGHT
|I'm a stay at home mom to a great son and wife to a fantastic hubby! I enjoy crafting and love the challenge of creating new designs on DS.|
Jen's Project: Birdhouse
Mini Monograms, and George and Basic Shapes
|Cut the birdhouse pieces out using your Cricut (file will work on any of the machines). Stamp, Ink and/or emboss as you desire. Score and fold the flaps and sides of the birdhouse. Score and fold the roof piece in half. Knot a ribbon and thread it through the hole in the roof. Glue the roof to the top of the birdhouse and the base to the bottom. http://jensbrainthings.blogspot.com/2008/09/birdhouse.html|
This week's highlighted threads are:
TIPS TREASURE CHEST - DesignStudio training videos
Hurray! Cricut has some new videos that give training on the DesignStudio! Accessing this video is as easy as 1,2,3!
1.Just go to www.cricut.com
and click on the Information tab on the top of the page.
2.You will see the new DesignStudio intro listed on the left side of the page under videos.
3. Click on the word DesignStudio intro to watch the training video.
Click on this link to go directly to the DesignStudio intro
CARTRIDGE EXPLORATION -
This week nothing special has happened except my dog has decided that he likes to chew on my shoes. Yes, I lost two pairs of sandals. Thank goodness the summer is over, so I can just wait and purchase myself some new shoes in the spring. This week I've been looking over all the fun projects that everyone has been creating with Graphically Speaking
cartridges. I decided that I would write about some of my favorite projects from the message board
from northern California came up with the cutest scrapbook page
using Graphically Speaking. I love the design and the colors.
designed a scrapbook layout that is titled "She's all that
." I loved the different shapes, and styles that was designed on this layout.
of Queens, New York designed a card using the owl and the tree
. The layout and design is so adorable I had to include this example in my list of projects.
used the Storybook cartridge and designed a word book
that is so precious that I want to make one for my each of my nieces. Check out this page--you will love this idea.
designed an adorable bridal shower invitation
. I had to include it in my list of projects that I loved created with Storybook. The design is so creative I was really impressed with it.
created an acrylic book
with Storybook. I've never seen a design like this before and I was really impressed. I will be making one of these books or something like it. Check out this thread on the message board.
took the Storybook cartridge and designed a bathroom ensemble
. I love it! The design and idea is so adorable. I am so impressed.
- Kendra Wiggins from Illinois took the Storybook cartridge and created an Aquamarine scrapbook page
using some of the leave images from this cartridge and DesignStudio
. Check out her blog for instructions on this wonderful layout.
This research has been a lot of fun. WOW! There are so many different ideas on the message board. I am so impressed with everyone that has created some project with any of the Cricut Cartridges. I got some great ideas? for projects to do myself.
Stay tuned and see what I come up with for next week. Happy Circuiting!
TECH SUPPORT NOOK - Q: I'm getting an error message saying "Cricut DesignStudio has encountered an error and needs to close." What I do?
For some computer systems, this will occur when you click on the "Cut with the Cricut" button for the first time, or when you load the program for the second time (even though the first loading and use had no problems). We are narrowing down the possible causes for this issue and plan to have it addressed and fixed in a quickly-approaching update. We will announce update releases on Cricut.com
, on our Community message boards
, and in our Cricut newsletter
QUOTE OF THE DAY
|"It doesn't matter how many say it cannot be done or how many people have tried it before; it's important to realize that whatever you're doing, it's your first attempt at it." |
~ Wally Amos