Wednesday, July 7, 2010

1st French Manor Card

My Cricut Circle box finally arrived today! I really wasn't sure about the French Manor cartridge, but I was excited to see the exact chair from my parents' dining room set. I immediately cut it out, but then had no idea what to do with it. Luckily, I finally came up with something! Because of the size of the chair, I ended up making a pretty big card (7 3/4" x 5 1/2") that fits in an old unused Christmas card envelope.

(all materials Papertrey Ink, unless otherwise specified)

Cricut Cartridges: French Manor (table and chair), Walk in My Garden (vase and tulips), and A Child's Year (teacup)
Cardstock: Stamper's Select White, Vintage Cream, Dark Chocolate, New Leaf, and Plum Pudding
Patterned Paper: scraps from various DCWV stacks
Ink: Chai, Dark Chocolate, and Plum Pudding
Stamp Set: Tea for Two
Recollections Brads
Tea for Two Collection Die
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder for the beadboard

Here is a picture of the inside and a close-up of the front:


  1. That is really pretty - thanks for sharing.

  2. Wow this is beautiful! I just got my box today too and was hesitant about keeping the cart, but it seems like I will be keeping it :)

  3. I haven't get mine yet....I will close my eyes to anything circled, lol.

    Great card!

  4. Katie,
    That card is so pretty, and so real looking.
    Makes me want to sit at that chair and have a sip of tea.
    Great job & thanks for sharing

  5. Katie,
    This is such an elegant did an awesome job. Thank you for sharing.

  6. SO FAB! I could not think of a thing to use for a chair and you here you are, thinking outside the box. Or should I say Circle? LOL! Awesome!!!

  7. Love love love you did a wonderful job tfs

  8. Very pretty card. You did a great job. I have a couple of blog awards for you if you will stop by and pick them up.

  9. So cute! I'm really loving what everyone is making with FM!

  10. Love the detail in this card! I've passed along 2 blog awards to you! You can get the buttons from my blog below.



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