Friday, August 5, 2011

Pumpkin Patch Layout

This month's Cricut Circle Challenge is to create a scene in your project. I had to join in, since I love making scenes anyway.  The inspiration for the design of my layout came from Jana Eubank, one of the Circle designers.  She is the layout queen, and has tons of great sketches on her blog.  See her Aug. 2nd post.

All right, I've got lots of pics and details for this post, so settle in.

First, the cute little sun and clouds cut is from Pop-Up Neighborhood, cut at 2 1/2".

For my title, I used Cheerful Seasons for "pumpkin".  Don't you love that mixed up font?  It's cut at 1 3/4".  I used my Gypsy to weld together 1 1/2" letters from Gypsy Font to create "patch".  That adorable apple basket is another cut from Cheerful Seasons.  It's cut at 2 1/4".

I love this scarecrow!  It's also cut from Cheerful Seasons, at 4".

Okay, on to the 2nd page!

I made my journaling tag with the Elegant Edges cartridge.  It's cut at 3", and then I turned it on its side.  The adorable scalloped accent was made with some of the latest My Creative Time products.  The stamps are from Emma's All Around Halloween stamp set, and the stitched circle and scalloped circle are made with the Scallop & Stitched Circle die.  I just love that embossed stitched circle!

My cute tractor is another cut from Pop-Up Neighborhood.  It is cut at 3 1/4".  I used some of the patterned paper from the scallop and my background design to try to tie it all together.

The corn is also from Pop-Up Neighborhood.  There are a lot of gems on there!  I cut it at 3 1/2", and then trimmed off part of it to put on the first page.  There are four pumpkins on this layout.  They are from Create a Critter.  I used my Gypsy to hide their faces and cut two at 1 1/4" and two at 1 3/4".  For each set, I flipped one so the stem would point in the other direction.  I ran the orange part of the pumpkins through my Distressed Stripes Cuttlebug embossing folder.


DCWV The Autumn Splendor Stack
Cloud 9 Design Seasonal Patterned Paper
The Paper Company Kraft Cardstock
Core'dinations Cardstock
Cuttlebug Distressed Stripes Embossing Folder
ekSuccess Bumpy Roads Edger Punch
My Creative Time's "All Around Halloween" Stamp Set
My Creative Time's "Scallop & Stitched Circle" Dies
Papertrey Ink Dark Chocolate & New Leaf Ink
Joann Craft Essentials Markers
ColorBox Cat's Eye Chalk Ink


  1. WOW, this is so full of beautiful details I don't even know where to start. Beautiful job on this! I love Emma's stamp and dies as an accent to your journaling. The mixed up font for pumpkin is ADORABLE and the scene and general layout itself is AMAZING and absolutely PERFECT!!! Hugs- Glora

  2. Great layout. Love all the cuts you used. I haven't opened my pop up neighborhood yet, but now I definitely will.

  3. Great LO! I love it. I haven't been to a pumpkin patch in so long.


  4. Love your page! Makes me want fall to be here! Beautiful colors and details.

    Have a great weekend!


  5. Oh my gosh, it's positively perfect! Love the apple basket!!

  6. Oh Katie all the details you put in to all your designs amaze me. I always leave your blog shaking my head and wonder how you think of all the little thing you include....

  7. OMG!! How beautiful is this?!! You have totally inspired me to go do some layours!! Thanks!

    xoxo Charity

  8. These layouts are fantastic!! I LOVE the little tractor...actually love all the details. You are so stinken creative and so talented:) I just love seeing your creations! Great job!!
    Sherrie K

  9. Wonderful layout! The detail is fabulous! Your layout is as creative and fun as anything Jana did! Great job!

  10. this is soooooo stinkin' cute!! i love it!! i am gonna have to scraplift. :) mercy

  11. Oh Katie, this is just too cute. You are making me want to throw my Project 365 in the trash and do cute things.. So good to see you posting again. hugs from ukiah

  12. This is a great layout. I really like the choice of papers and the scarecrow is adorable! Funny thing when I got to your blog I thought - "Hey, I know that paper". We both had our blogs designed by Designer Blogs and we used the same kit - Appletini. I think they did a fabulous job here, and I am impressed that they used the same kit in such different ways! You have a new follower! ~ Sabrina

  13. I just love this layout! Everything is so cute and perfectly coordinated. Flawless!

  14. Congrats. Did you know that you are project of the day over at the cricut circle blog.


  15. Another advantage of this kind of patches is that they are really easy to attach. Your team patches can be sewn on the garment if you want them to stay permanent, or they can have a velcro backing if you want to change them every year or every season. Anyway, it's your choice! go now


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