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Saturday, November 13, 2010

Cooking With Cricut Blog Hop!

Welcome to GabyCreates and
the CookingWithCricut.com Holiday Blog Hop!
If you've come from visiting my BFF Abby you're in the right place! If you've just happened across my blog and would like to play along with our fun hop, you can go to CookingWithCricut.com and start at the beginning. Go HERE
With the holidays fast approaching we are sharing some wonderful ideas and inspiration for your viewing and crafting pleasure!
Each Design Team member will be featuring an original project made especially for this hop. Make sure to check out each DT member's blog. There will be prizes along the way at our DT members' blogs, AND there will be some nice PRIZES with a few different ways to win at CookingWithCricut.com!
OK, here is my project
I created a Two-Page LO using
Page-Kits (CWC) ginger bread house '09
and Cookies file
For my LO I used AC Jolly Collection paper, Recollections and Core'dinations cardstock.
(the LO sketch is my take from a LO my BFF made at a class using Bo Bunny paper).
For the white to give it the snow effect I used Puffy paint and added glitter before heating.
For the Door I used Sizzix/Tim Holtz woodgrain embossing folder to give it that cabin/woodsy look.
For the gum drops I run them through my Xyron and cover with glitter.
And for the Candy Cane, first I run the white candy cane through the Xyron and adhere the red layers, than I pour glitter to the exposed white areas.
I inked everything with distress ink in walnut and tea dye, and added a gold dew drop as a door knob.
And I just need to share that the Photo Gods were against me last night or this morning  (maybe is just a lesson to learn and not wait 'till the last minute, lol), neither my HP photo printer nor my "I do it all" Lexmark would print correctly~  here is a picture to show you
I had the perfect pictures for my LO!
anyway, I will go to Costo's 1 hr. in the morning and
will share LO with pictures later in the day or
Came back and also see my project for tomorrow~
here is a sneak peek

And this is exactly the file that Melin from Page-Kits.com and CWC is giving me to give to you for commenting on my blog!

Come back tomorrow, I will have another project and will be giving a different item as a giveaway!
Now it's your turn! Let’s see your wonderful holiday projects. Be sure to try and include a Cricut or other die cut machine on your project and link it up at CookingWithCricut.com.
Next stop...Adrea "From The Hills Blog".  Go see what she has in store for you today... And when you're done, make sure to head back to CookingWithCricut.com and get entered to win!

Look at what CWC is giving as GIVEAWAY~~~
1.50-75 Sheets of Assorted Bazzill Cardstock (still have to make sure that many will fit into a flat rate box, but however many will get in there safely).
2.A Cricut Preserves Cartridge
3.TWO $10 download vouchers for digi files from Page-Kits.com
4.$10 download voucher for digital files from Page-Kits.com
5.TWO Complete sets of files released for the hop – This will be for those that comment on the posts. One for Saturday and one for Sunday! Cutting or digi, their choice.

Happy Holiday Hopping!
If you happen to find a broken link, here the list~
1.CookingWithCricut.com – http://www.cookingwithcricut.com/
2.Abby – http://www.scrapbookaholicbyabby.com/
3.Gaby – http://www.gabycreates.com/  YOU ARE HERE!!
4.Adrea – http://www.adreatravis2008.blogspot.com/ NEXT
5.Cathie – http://www.creativecutter.org/
6.Christel – http://www.onescrappinsista.blogspot.com/
7.Kristal – http://www.kandrewdesigns.blogspot.com/
8.Madison – http://www.funkycards.blogspot.com/
9.Kassidy – http://www.inkingitupcrazy.blogspot.com/
10.Jenna – http://jennasfavoritethings.blogspot.com/
11.Valine – http://www.maddstercreations.blogspot.com/
12.Dalis – http://www.stampergirl.com/
13.Brandilynn – http://www.createdbybrandilynn.blogspot.com/
14.Becky - http://www.bouncyflouncyfunfunfun.blogspot.com/
15.Michelle - http://www.mumoftwoblog.blogspot.com/
16.Melinda – http://www.scrapbookeden.blogspot.com/
17.Back to CWC