Monday, February 7, 2011

Bitten By The Bug 2--Bloom...

It is another Monday and today on Bitten By The Bug 2, Theresa got to pick the challenge! She chose the gate/fence on the Bloom Cricut Lite cartridge. Oh....NO--I didn't have Bloom! Well, I wasn't going to let that happen! Off to Walmart I go :) I wrote Theresa an email and thanked her for the enable!
After I cut the gate, I embossed both layers with the Tim Holtz Wood Grain Embossing Folder. I then inked them with Weathered Wood (a no brainer) and Pumice Stone.
I decided that the gate had to open! I cut the shape right down the middle with my trimmer and scored 1/2" inch in from each side to make the "hinges".
Inside the card I used the cut Bloom to honor my new cartridge :)
 Card Size: 6" x 6"
Gate: Bloom Cricut Lite @ 3.71" on the Gypsy
Clouds: Create a Critter @ 1.35"  on the Gypsy embossed with Tim Holtz Swirls
Celebrate Spring: Bloom Cricut Lite Cartrige @ 1.50"
Bloom: Bloom Cricut Lite Cartridge @ 1.50"
Mini Flowers by Prima
Please stop by Bitten By The Bug 2 and see all the other wonderful creations with this cut and then play along with us!


  1. Absolutely gorgeous Maria! I love the Spring colours and how the gate opens to reveal Bloom

  2. So very pretty and makes me even more ready for the spring and warm weather, love the embossing I must look for that folder it wonderful, love TH thanks for the inspiration :)

  3. Maria-your card is precious. I was wondering who this card belonged to on the blog. Your name is missing, Sweetie. You need to get credit for your beautiful creation. Go in and add your name so everyone knows who designed this amazing card. Love how the gates open up. Pure genius.

  4. What am amazingly beautiful card. I love the fence and how it opens. The ink you used really makes this card pop! It's so stunning!! XOXO, Julie. :0)

  5. Aha, YOU made this beauty. I love the treatment on the fence, Love love how you make the gates open.

  6. Maria,
    Beautiful as always..very unique..I love it..Krista

  7. This card is amazing. I love it - especially the whitewash on the fence. Really original.

  8. Oh Wow Maria, I love this! I love how the gate opens and the embossing is great! Isn't this a great cartridge, I just love it! I'm so ready for spring, (I just went to let the dog out and it's snowing AGAIN!)
    I'm so glad I finally got to enable someone, you all are always enabling me, LOL!
    ((Hugs)) Theresa

  9. maria...i am in love with your fence and those mini primas are gorgeous too :)

  10. I should have known this was yours! Absolutely GORGEOUS, girlfriend! It really is a great fence. didn't have time to hit WalMart but I may now. xxD

  11. Did you send this to Tim? This is the most perfect card! I LOVE the wood grain embossing. It is just stunning and I can't stop looking at it!!

  12. I love what you have done with the gate/fence on this card. I even have this cartridge!!!, thanx for the inspiration.
    Cathy S


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