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Are you ready for the new April Mystery Box from Cricut ? …if you always wanted to try out some of the fancier materials on your Cricut… like Faux Leather, window clings etc.. now is a great time to grab the mystery box. Apparently the contents are supplies and tools again… and come with full instructions if you are new to specialty papers.
$100 value for $39.99
12×12 Vinyl sheets
Scraper & Spatula tools
Transfer tape sheets
Designer Washi Tape
Double sided Poster Board & Metallics
** contents may vary depending on availability
Some of you may have noticed the fun decals I made using Cricut Window cling and the Bugaboostamps images the other week…. See Post Here. Now is your chance to grab some window cling and stamps and make your own 🙂 I had a blast with this window cling and can’t wait to make more.
Free shipping to US and Canada with code CRICUTANNIVERSARY
Celebrate Cricut’s anniversary with 25% off Supplies!
This is probably the shortest project post I have ever written..and that is because it’s soooo simple but kinda cool. I wanted to try something new and so I printed my image onto a laminating sheet. Be sure to feed it fold edge first if you try this:)
Once I had my print out I placed it on a wood blank and used my brayer to transfer the image..and then I colored it with my new Crayola Color Escapes pencils. I am pretty sure this is NOT what they had in mind when they made these pencils.. but they do a great job on so many surfaces… why not ???
I didn’t want to make this project overly ornate..I just wanted to have the image on it’s own. But you could easily take this technique and inject it in to a bigger, fancier Mixed Media project, if that is what you wanted to do.
My best advice would be…. tape the image down when you go to transfer it to avoid slipping and sliding on smooth surfaces. I didn’t do that and got a bit of ghosting in places.. but to be honest, with the look I was going for and using pencils.. it really didn’t make a huge difference. You don’t get sharp clean heavy lines anyway, it’s more like working on a no lines coloring project.
anywho, fun technique to play with and definitely something I’d like to experiment with a bit more. It makes for some rather cool wall decor 🙂
This is my latest DT Project for Cute As A Button Challenge Blog .. come play !!!
Here it is …. the March Mystery Box, grab yours while supplies last.
If you think this is all that Cricut have to offer for March.. think again… there are more great deals coming up later in the month.. TWO.. yes I said 2 more mystery boxes are planned for release this month Releases are planned for March 2nd, 9th and the 16th…so be sure to check back for new posts, or subscribe to the blog to make sure you get the post updates 🙂
According to the guys at Crafts by 2 Crafts By Two, their March mystery box 1 contained the following:
- Cricut 12×12 LightGrip Adhesive Cutting Mat
- Cricut Faux Leather, Boxwood
- Cricut Faux Leather, Charcoal
- Cricut Faux Leather, Espresso
- Cricut Faux Leather, Walnut
- Cricut Replacement Blades
- Cricut Transfer Tape
- Cricut Vinyl, Blush
- Cricut Vinyl, Pebble
- Cricut Window Cling, Purple
- Cricut Tools, Weeder
- Cricut Balloons!
Don’t forget there are coupons for Free Shipping and a 10% off purchases too.
- Get free shipping with no minimum purchase at Cricut.com code MARCHMADNESS
- 10% off Cricut.com purchases + free standard shipping (some exclusions) code HAPPYCRAFTING Ends 03/02/2013
- Get 10% off your Cricut.com purchase, plus free Fed-Ex home delivery code CRAZY10 begins 03/03/0216
Can your old Cricut do THIS ….?
TRADE IN – Cricut also have a trade in deal which starts today… trade in your old Cricut machines and get a new one. Trade in offer begins 03/02/2016 ends 03/23/2016
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