Thursday, June 30, 2011

THURSDAY-- Getting Crickywith K. Andrews

 The beginning of the card
 The two pieces cut from the imagine

I started working on this a few days ago, it is for the getting Cricky with K. Andrews  challenge (click here), but I really didn't know what I wanted to do with it. It is using the gel pens with the Chomas gel pen holders in the cricut. I used Cindy Loo and I made the blue image and that was it, it just sat there for a few days. Well, today my neighbor e-mailed me that his girlfriends father passed away  Tuesday and the funeral is today.  I thought this would make a beautiful sympathy card. I colored in the negative spaces with a blue metallic pen. I printed two pieces of paper from the Imagine cart. one 4" and one 4.2. Using an A2 vintage cream card stock and some ribbon I put it together.  It is interesting what gets the creative juices going.  I had to cut the gel pen image by hand -- Now I know why I love my cricut machines.


  1. Absolutely gorgeous, Diana! The borders are awesome, together they are stunning! You did such a fabulous job and what a very beautiful sympathy card, the hardest to make, in my opinion. LOVE it! :)

  2. Diana, very, very pretty it. You did an amazing job with this card. ~Shen

  3. WOW, Diana, this is AMAZING!! WOW WOW WOW!! What an awesome work of love...

    Thanks so much for sharing your talent in the Getting Cricky Simply Sunday Challenge this week!! :)

    Amy :) at
    Getting Cricky DTM

  4. Beautiful card! I agree with Lisa- Sympathy cards are the hardest to make. You did a fantastic job!
    Thanks for linking up with Getting Cricky!

    JulieK- Getting Cricky DTM

  5. This is beautiful, what a great job. I love it! Good Luck!
    Thank you for playing our Simply Sunday Challenge at Getting Cricky.
    Hugs :),
    Kathy - Getting Cricky DTM

  6. NOW this my friend is AMAZING! I love it! WOWWEEEEE!!!
    Thank you for playing along in my Simply Sunday Challenge at Getting Cricky!

    Big Cricky Hugs,
    K Andrew

  7. Oh Wow! STUNNING! I love this and turquoise is my favorite color too :) I have a few pieces just sitting there waiting to be used up just like you too, lol! Thanks for joining us this Sunday at Getting Cricky!
    Becky - Getting Cricky DTM

  8. Fabulous job with the pens. I have just drawn an intricate shape with cricut pens and didn't know how to make it look more bold. Perfect! Chloe - Getting Cricky Guest Designer

  9. cute card .. love it.. so sorry to hear of your neighbors loss.. soo hard to make sympathy cards..

    Thanks for playing along with us at Getting Cricky's Simply SUnday Challenge


  10. Very nice card and what a thoughtful card.

    Precious Hugs


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