June 15, 2012

Celebrating Fathers- SOUS die cut reveal

Hello fellow Crafters..
Us girls over at Stuck On U Sketches are having out Die Reveal today and this time Sandi chose "CELEBRATE FATHERS!"..  Because I'm a silly wife and mother, I decided to create a silly father's day gift for my hubby.. He is a beer drinking man and I thought to create a six pack carrier for him as a gift.. but, since I cut it all from chipboard and pieced it together with glue, I'm sure its more for decoration than actual use.. 

It was a lot of fun to create and so, here it is:


I cut the beer bottles using my Create-a-Critter cartridge.. They are actually the Milk bottles, I just shrunk them a bit and stretched them using my Cricut Craftroom sofware.. The bottles ended up being not finished, since I did the update for CCR and my Imagine stopped working properly after that..
I will however, some how get the BEER text onto the bottles eventually..

here are a few close ups:


The tag I actually designed on CCR and just printed it.  Then cut it with my paper trimmer.. It was super fun and simple.. I actually have a tutorial posted on the right hand side of my blog's side bar for a tutorial on how you can create an original sentiment tag and just print it.

for supplies used:

Cricut Imagine
Cricut Craftroom design software

Imagine Cartridge:  Kate's Kitchen

Original Cartridges:

George and Basic Shapes:
squares (tag), stars and bottle labels

Old West:
font. DAD

Plantin Schoolbook:
font: of the

Songbird:
font: beer

Create-a-Critter:
Bottles 

white cardstock
printed papers by: Colorbök
bottle tops
button
bakers twine
MS edge punch
distress ink: edges
foam tape

well fellow crafters..That's my Friday post for this week.. Do stop by Stuck On U Sketches and check out what the other amazing design team members have created for this die cut challenge..

I want to thank you for stopping by today and hope everyone has a scrap-tastic weekend..
hugs

 

9 comments:

  1. What a fun idea! Love the way you made the little beer bottles. You could scan in one of your hubby's favorite beer labels, or find a pic of it on the web, then print it out and trim to fit? I don't know how that would work...just an idea. That stinks that your imagine stopped working right. :/ Anyway...love your project.

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  2. I love your fun creation....the beer bottles look great with the bottle caps hanging. The title is just perfect !1

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  3. this is just too cute......LOVE it

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  4. Such a cool idea Nan, I love the papers and cuts you used
    Hugs

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  5. Oh that just so cute. Love the title on the carrier. Just adorable!

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  6. Loving this whole project! Excited to see an altered item this time! And milk bottles for beer .. genius! Have a good one, sweetie!

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  7. You turned innocent milk into beer...
    You vixen you!
    LOL! No wonder Mike's so in love!
    Hehe...this is an awesome project and really
    really cool!
    What a great idea girlfriend!

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  8. This is so darn creative and cool! Love it. As always!

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  9. I just LOVE the way you used the differe3nt fonts for each part of the sentiment!! Was definitely worht the extra effort!!!

    xoxoxox

    Jessica @ www.homespunelegance.blogspot.com

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