Sunday, January 2, 2011

My Pink Stamper Design Team 2011 Challenge

Well I knew after reading Robyn's blog at http://mypinkstamper.com it was going to be a fantastic start to 2011!!  She has put out a challenge in search of two new design team members.  Robyn is asking crafters to create a project using her three favorite colors: pink, green, and brown.  We are also able to add 1 optional color choice as well.  If any of you follow my blog-you will know that I love to find ways to recycle items and create them into some type of artistic masterpiece or useable item in the classroom !   I really wanted to create something totally out of the box or should I say jar?  Here is my project (Let me know your thoughts!!)


Here is a list of  the materials that were used to complete this project:
"Cricut Cruise Fund" jar

My Pink Stamper "Buggy Punnies" stamp set
Close to My Heart "Topiary" ink pad
DCWV paper pack (All Occasions stack)
Ribbon
2-way glue pen
Mono Adhesive
I-Rock tool
I-Rock gems
2 Basic Grey Brads (lime green)
Car Decals Cartridge with the JT Cartridge used with the Imagine (Cricut image was cut at 3.5 inches-for the top of the jar)
Potpourri Basket cartridge used with the Expression (Cricut image for the ship was cut at 1 inch, the ship was cut at 2 1/2 inches, and the suitcase was cut at 1 1/2 inches)
1 sterilized Jiffy Peanut Butter jar (I save these throughout the year to use during Christmas and Valentine's Day and stuff them with goodies) **Make sure whomever receives this gift is not allergic to peanuts.  You could also use a coffee can or any other type of canister :)
My hope and dream is that I can save up enough money to go on the Cricut Cruise one day.  Creating this jar will help give me a jump start toward saving up the cash in hopes to someday attend!!  **You could also create a jar for "Cricut Cash" or "Cartridge Cash", etc.  The possibilities are endless!!

18 comments:

  1. What a creative idea! I could so use one of these jars to help save up for my new papercrafting/cricut obsession! I love the way you coordinated the colors and as always you always amaze me with the ways you think of to re-use items! Another great project Wendy! Good Luck!

    ~ Lynda
    lyndascreativetouches.blogspot.com

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  2. SUper cute and great idea!!!!Happy New Year and good luck on the DT challenge!!!
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  3. I think your jar is so cute! What a great idea! Cruises are a blast and a Cricut Cruise would be so fun! I hope you get to go. Good Luck with the DT!

    Rae
    www.wahoocrafts.blogspot.com

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  4. This is super cute!!! Just adorable.. TFS
    I'm now your newest follower and can't wait to see what you create next. I would love for you to stop by and visit my blog sometime. jennyscards.blogspot.com
    hugs,jen

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  5. I love this! Great idea! I am a teacher also and your newest follower! I would love for you to check out my blog http://creativeprincess-homemadehappiness.blogspot.com/
    Tara

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  6. Totally cute idea! I love it!
    Carolee

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  7. what a great project. thanks for sharing. you did great. I hope you get it.

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  8. That is so cute... love that idea... and do hope you get to go someday!

    Kelly O

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  9. Very Cute! Wish I could go! TFS! Come on over to my blog...thebusybug.blogspot.com. I have 2 Cricut Cartridge giveaways going on until Friday! Leave comments for 2 chances to win! Bug Hugs!

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  10. Super cute Idea! Wishing you the best!
    ~Dorcas
    http://4craftyangels.blogspot.com/

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  11. Very cute! I really wanted to enter the challenge, but with everything going on with my life @ the moment, it didn"t work out. Good luck!

    www.classexpressions.blogspot.com

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  12. So cute!!! Good luck!!! :-)
    -Sam :-)

    p.s. I'm a new follower :-)

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  13. I'm thinking I totally need a Cricut cruise fund jar, and a Cricut cartridge jar, and ... and .. and... Thanks for the great inspiration. Good luck on the DT call.

    http://theserendipitousscrapper.blogspot.com/

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  14. Where do I find that cute Cricut cut out? Is he on a cartridge I haven't found yet?

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  15. Cricut Your ClassroomJanuary 9, 2011 at 12:19 PM

    Hi Jess-
    You can find it on the Car Decals cartridge and also the Potpourri Basket cartridge. Hope this helps!! :)

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