Tuesday, March 1, 2011


A co-worker of mine is leaving for culinary school.  I wanted to make her a special card to wish her luck. I purchased "From my Kitchen" cartridge in January, when Michaels had it for $10.00  This is the first time I used it.
card flattened out

completed side-step card
Cardstock-Yellow polka-dot K&Company(Happy Birthday 2U),green cross-hatch-DCVW(Nana's Nursery)green,red,yellow and white cardstock(Recollections)Grey and cardstock(Colorbok)scrap of red and white from my stash
Borders-K&Company and Mrs. Grossmans
Gems-Michaels dollar bin(Dec)
Ribbon-Target dollar bin
Cartridges and embossing-From my Kitchen cricut cartridge, Cuttlebug with Divine Swirls,Spots and Dots. Tiny Bubbles and Textile embossing folders
Position 8.5X11 piece of polka-dot cardstock vertically.  Cut a 6.5" line starting 1"from the bottom and 1.5"over from left side. Score at 1",2.",3.25,4.5"From cut to right edge.  Score all the way across card at 5.5 Make final score at bottom of cut 7.5".  Fold card all the way across at 5.5 inches.  Then accordian fold score lines
With cricut using From My Kitchen cut apple, tolling pin, oven mott, pear, tomato, corn and crab at 1.25"  Emboss apple,corn and oven mitt with Tiny Bubbles folder. Emboss pear with textile folder.
Decorate inside ledges with ribbon and sticker borders as shown.
For sentiment adhere 5X6.5" piece of green and white cross-hatch cardstock to last fold.(Only adhere up to last score line.  Attatch a 3.75"X6" piece of yellow polkadot cardstock  as shown.  Print sentiment on computer on white cardstock 2.75X2.25". Center on 4"X 3.25" red cardstock embossed with Spots and Dots.  Adhere that to slightly bigger green car stock.(I just trimmed with scissors)Add borders and embellishments as shown

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