Monday, July 25, 2011

Bitten By The Bug 2......it has been a while......

It seems like forever since I have posted....not too much crafting going on in my life right now, but I promise I will be back soon......It was my turn for the pick at Bitten By The Bug 2 and I wasn't going to let my other Design Team members down so here we go......

If you just visiting my Blog...welcome. If you are following the Bitten By The Bug 2 Blog Hop and you arrived from Lori's Blog you are on the right track. If you got lost, the list is below.


I chose the ice cream cone cut from the Sweet Treats Cricut cartridge for our challenge this week. It is also Blog Hop week at Bitten By the Bug 2. Please make sure after you are done reading you hop along with us and then play in the challenge and post your project on Bitten By The Bug 2.

In honor of the Blog Hop this time, I have a stamp set to give away. All you have to do is leave me a comment below and tell me your favorite flavor. You will have until Wednesday, July 27th at 10pm Central time to leave your comment. I will pick a winner with Random.com
Here is what you will win:
And follow along and hop to my friend Susan's Blog to see what creation she came up with. She is fabulous!

Cricut Cuts Used
Ice Cream Cone = Sweet  Treats @ 5.12". Card Base was 2 cones welded together in Gypsy.
Tag = Sweet Treats @ 1.24

Stamp Sets Used
My Pink Stamper Sweetest Cupcakes

Cuttlebug Folders Used
Seeing Spots
Swiss Dots
Swirls
Argyle

Other
Twine = My Mind's Eye
Blog Hop Order

51 comments :

  1. Love how you embossed the various layers.

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  2. This looks delicious! Makes me hungry for some ice cream!

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  3. So glad to see you posting. I don't want to lose touch of you! Your ice cream cone is fabulous. Love all of the texture in the layers. My favorite flavor is licorice.

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  4. I love the ice cream cone. My favorite flavor is vanilla.

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  5. love all the layers and textures. butter pecan is my favorite. tfs.
    littlen44atgmaildotcom

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  6. Now that is my kind or cone! Yumbo! thanks for the great challenge, my dear. although I'm a chocolate fanatic, my fave ice cream flavor is Caramel Cone. I just love the caramel and those pieces of chocolate covered sugar cone are DIVINE! xxD

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  7. Wow! I love this ice cream cone! It looks good enough to eat =) My favorite flavor of all time has to be cherry vanilla!

    skcactusflower75 at hotmail dot com

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  8. Maria, you picked the perfect challenge for us this week. Nothing better than a summertime ice cream cone. Love your design. You must love chocolate with those two brown scoops!

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  9. Maria what a great tripple dipper cone!! YUM! This was such a great challenge for this week - it is sooo hot everwhere right now, who wouldn't love a cone?

    xx Susan

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  10. Love this card! all the layers and twine! My favorite flavor is Chocolate.

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  11. Beautiful card I love all the embossing.
    TFS
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  12. What a fun card, I love all the different embossing! I'm a chocolate girl, so your ice cream cone is right up my alley!! :)

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  13. Love all the textures in your card soo cute!! I am also a chocolate girl myself. Have a great day :)

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  14. Very cute! My favorite flavor of ice cream is Cake Batter from Cold Stone. YUM-O!

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  15. This is sooooo cute!! Love the layers!!
    reissfam10 at aol dot com

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  16. LOVE your shaped background behind the IC cone, with added twine. My mouth is watering. Beautifuly done!
    SusanJ in Atlanta

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  17. Maria

    I love what you did with this cone project everything about this is so darn cute and the textures are amazing..the demension sets it off perfectly...

    HUGS
    Penny

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  18. Gorgeous ice cream card! My favorite flavor is Rocky Road! Yum!

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  19. I love this cut, looks like i'll be making another card for the challenge. Great creation. TFS. nenerscreations.blogspot.com

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  20. Maria,
    Thanks so much for the challenge this week..U had my mind really working to come up with something creative..(smile) Your ice-cream cone looks yummy..Krista

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  21. Oh, this is so pretty! I love how you used a diff. embossing texture for each scoop!!

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  22. Love this ice cream cone...chocolate and pistachio are my favorite flavors...and your ice cream cone is making me hungry~!

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  23. Love the embossing! Super cute!!

    amandawoodau at hotmail dot com

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  24. mmm mmm chocolate ice cream! Your creation is fantastic. Thank you for sharing and offering some yummy blog candy. shareeduff@aol.com

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  25. Happy National Hot Fudge Sundae day :)! My favorite icecream is chocolate, love it. Your card is too cute, I'm going to try making one. TFS.

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  26. Your card looks so YUMMY! Chocolate is my favorite! and I love the embossing too... it really makes the card pop! :o)
    Theresa

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  27. Yum is so very right!! This is one yummy card! Love it and all of the scoops!! My favorite flavor is Pecan Preline. Blue Bell puts it out here and it is just divine!!!! :)

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  28. We had the same idea! A shaped card and the same embossing folder! ;) This looks super cute, Maria. I'm so glad I was able to play along this week.

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  29. Super yummy! Great embossing!

    Carri~abusybee
    www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

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  30. This is my absolute fave because I am a certified chocoholic!!! The layering and embossing makes this super sweet!!

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  31. This ice cream cone looks delicious! I just love the embossing you added!!

    Paula Bee
    pbeeman02@gmail.com

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  32. Ah gimme one of those delicious looking ice cream cones. .... looks so so real, it's fantastic. Fun challenge, Maria, thanks for choosing this cut.
    Carole

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  33. Maria - so glad to see you back! We have missed you! Your ice-cream cone is fabulous! I love how you used twine on the backing! My favorite flavor is vanilla. You know the real vanilla with little bits of the vanilla beans in it? That's the one!
    Να έχετε μια καλή μέρα!
    Marie
    Craftelicious.blogspot.com

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  35. your card is so "delicious"!!
    my favorite flavor would have to be strawberry! :)

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  36. Ooohhhh wow! Looks so yummy, makes me want an ice cream now!
    LOve your card!
    My flavor fave is the good old rocky road!
    Thanks for sharing!
    sltbywm.blogspot.com

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  37. Love that ice cream cone; very real looking. I actually like vanilla bean ice cream. Depending on what brand you buy, it can be so rich and creamy! Thanks for the inspiration!--Pat N.

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  38. Hi Maria. I'm just stopping by to say hi. I am one of the new MPS Design Team members and I am so excited to be a part of the team! I'm really looking forward to working with you.

    By the way...love the ice cream cone. My favorite flavor is coffee ice cream.

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  39. Cute. I love Ice cream. I would say my favorite flavor is mint chocolate chip.

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  40. I love your ice cream cone card! I love all the layers and the different embossing you did! Adorable! My favorite flavor is chocolate or Mango Sorbet. Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win! lindagk23

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  41. hi, yours will do for me yum hugs julie

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  42. awesome card maria :) all these ice creams are making me crave them so bad :) i actually have 2 favorite flavors of ice cream butter brickle and mint chocolate chip. yum!

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  43. Maria...i love the challenge you choose. It was tons of fun. Love love love your card. The thread and all the deatil came together perfectly. Lovely card!!

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  44. love the icecream cone and all the cuttlebugging.. icecream is my favorite dessert. as I always say, "theres alwasys room for icecream!"
    TFS!
    Kbeckett982@gmail.com

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  45. Love all the details went into your card. AND the layers of 'ice cream'. Nicely done - TFS
    Cheers, Karen
    alteredscrapooking.blogspot.com

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  46. Maria!! What a fabulous card! We featured you today on Paper Issues! http://paperissues.blogspot.com/2011/07/good-enough-to-eat.html
    You rock!

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  47. Oh wow sweetie this is the yummiest ice-cream EVER!! so scrumptious, I love it!! :) Hugs x

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  48. Oh I forgot to say I came over from paper Issues and I'm your newest follower...yay! Hugs x

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  49. I love all the texture in this card. The colors are lovely! Great job!

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  50. I love your card - the colors are perfect and I love the embossing ! Great job !!! Hugs - Lori

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  51. Yum. Like the ice cream card. Great blog hop & giveaway. I'm a new follower.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"
    http://CreatedbySunshineHoneyBee.blogspot.com

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