Archive for the ‘Altered & 3D Projects’ Category

Floating Your Fancy

Get the most out of Close To My Heart’s Cricut® Artbooking cartridge with these fun home décor ideas. Create decorative floating frames and functional message boards quickly and easily.

Featured items used in this video:
Z1906 Cricut Artbooking Collection

Balloon Ride Tag


Supplies needed for this card:
X7180B Balloon Ride Paper Packet
Sorbet Cardstock
Z1928 Antiqued Gold Triangle Studs
Z1686 Cricut Art Philosophy Collection
B1442 My Acrylix Belated Birthday Stamp Set
Z2111 Chocolate Exclusive Inks Pad
Z697 Sponge

Cut papers:

  • ½” × 2¾” Sorbet Cardstock
  • 1″× 2¾ Balloon Ride B&T Duos™ Paper
  • ½” × 1″ Balloon Ride B&T Duos™ Paper (cut 2)
  • Cut cardstock tag using the Cricut® Art Philosophy cartridge:
    • Cardstock tag: 3½” (p. 40)


  • Sponge edges of all papers with Chocolate ink
  • Stamp “Happy Birthday” in Chocolate ink on top half of tag
  • Stamp border in Chocolate ink onto ½” x 2 ¾” Sorbet cardstock
  • Dovetail one end of each ½” x 1″ Balloon Ride B&T paper
  • Assemble tag as shown; add two triangle studs to Sorbet cardstock

Balloon Ride Decor Frame

14-ss-balloonride-level-3Supplies needed for this project:

D1581 My Creations™ Give a Lift
X7180B Balloon Ride Paper Packet
X7180C Balloon Ride Complements
X5643 Chocolate Cardstock
1388 Colonial White Cardstock
X5751 Sorbet Cardstock
Z2160 Twilight Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2165 Juniper Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2118 Desert Sand Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2164 Sorbet Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2137 Olive Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2135 New England Ivy Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2196 Smoothie Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2117 Crystal Blue Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2162 Honey Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2194 Sky Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2167 Crème Brulee Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2111 Chocolate Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2503 Basics Exclusive Inks™ Mini Pigment Pads Set
Z1865 Designed Décor Colonial White Frame
Z3003 Balloon Ride Assortment
Z1959 Base & Bling Storyteller Charms
Z1825 Keyboard Kraft Alphabet
Z1933 Ruby Chevron Washi Tape
Z1921 Baker’s Twine Neutral Metallic Assortment
Z1935 Black & Grey Epoxy Bubbles
Z1906 Cricut® Artbooking Collection
Z1686 Cricut® Art Philosophy Collection
Z1790 Cricut® Artiste Collection
Cricut Craft Room®
Cricut® Shapes:
1 1/2″ RDS Icon <f> (p. 61)
4 12″ RDS Photo Mat 1 <Snow> (p. 76)
1 3/4″ <font> “Claire”
4″ RDS Shift+Border <A> (p. 58)
1 1/4″ RDS Shift+Border <D> (p. 60)
Cricut Craft Room® H-3.833″ RDS
Shift+Overlay <$> (weld 2 together, p. 41)
Cricut Craft Room® H-.75″ RDS Shift+Photo
Mat 2 <Chillin> (use Hide Contour button to hide the inside of the frames, p. 76)
Art Philosophy
2 1/4″ and 2 1/2″ <Banner2> (cut 6 each, p. 29)
2 1/4″ Accent 2 <g> (cut 2, p. 55)
1 1/4″ Accent 1 <p> (cut 5, p. 50)
1 1/4″ Shift+Accent 1 <P> (cut 5, p. 50)

Mother’s Day Album and How-to Video

Why not make something special for Mom this year?  Like one of the fun and chic Hic Pic Albums!


Supplies needed for this project:

C1577 My Acrylix™ Mother’s Day
X7180B Balloon Ride Paper Packet
X7183B Lollydoodle Paper Packet
X7178B Ivy Lane Paper Packet
X7179B Ariana Paper Packet
X5759 Pacifica Cardstock
X5929 Whisper Cardstock
Z1939 Paper Fundamentals Basics Assortment
Z2128 Hollyhock Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2173 Slate Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2105 Black Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2192 Pacifica Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z1956 My Creations™ Hip Pics Album
Z1922 Pink Glitter Paper
Z1935 Black & Grey Epoxy Bubbles
Z1934 Flamingo Dots
Z1923 Smoothie Striped Washi Tape
Z1932 Silver Geometric Washi Tape
Z1921 Baker’s Twine Neutral Metallic Assortment
Z1294 Sanding Kit

How-to Video to create a fabulous My Creations Hip Pics album that includes pocket photo pages designed specifically for 16 – 4×6 photos.  Make a gift album using the Mother’s Day or You’re the Best stamp set, or preserve any memorable event in its pages.  Watch the video to learn how to trim your photos just right, attach them, and adorn this adorable album.

Jubilee Display Frame


Supplies needed for this project:

B1440 My Acrylix™ Fancy Fair
C1582 My Acrylix™ Made from Scratch
X7181B Jubilee Paper Packet
1388 Colonial White Cardstock
Z2130 Indian Corn Blue Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2116 Cranberry Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2162 Honey Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2114 Cocoa Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z1750 Display Tray
Z3004 Jubilee Assortment
Z1790 Cricut® Artiste Collection
Cricut® Shape:
1 1/2″ Shift+Accent 4 <#> (p. 33)