Monday, December 20, 2010

Just Checking In...

Hi everyone! Sorry that I have not posted in a while. I have been super busy getting ready for Christmas. I cannot believe that we only have 5 days until Christmas. Where did the time go? I am all done shopping but I do have to grab some stocking stuffers and little things like that. Thank My husband gave me my Christmas present is a Nook Color!! If you all don't know what those are you should go look at them. It is an E a Kindle but BETTER. It is the best on the market..we think anyhow. It will be so great to have and I will be able to read my card making books and how to books on it. You can surf the internet, listen to music, put pictures on it and so on. It is almost like a mini notebook, sort of. I really love it.

Anyhow, I have not been making cards lately but am working on one today. Once I finish it I will post it with the directions. It is a Christmas card. That should be later today or tomorrow. I hope you all are doing well and getting ready to celebrate Christmas with your loved ones.
 I will talk to you soon! ~Terri

P.S. Don't forget to enter my contest..I am going to close it sooner then I wanted to, so enter for a chance to win. It is a really great prize. I also have other giveaways coming soon. Probably after Christmas. I will be giving away Cricut Cartridges. Thanks for stopping by!!

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Another Great Giveaway...

Go to for a chance to win a Pink ATG Gun...

I Won My 1st Award!!!

Thank you SO much to Summer & Jennifer of Cricut Diaries for giving me my very first award!! It means SO much to me and I really appreciate it.

Here are the rules to this award
1. Thank and link back to the person who gave you the award
2. Share 8 things about yourself
3. Pay it forward to 8 blogs you have just recently discovered
4. Contact those bloggers and tell them about the award

8 things about me that you don't know...

1) On Nov. 20th 2002 I had a total joint replacement on both sides of my jaw (the tmj area) and I have chronic pain from it and will be in pain for the rest of my life..
2) I have over 100 Cricut Cartridges and am always adding more
3) I am addicted to making cards and will always and forever make them
4) I have a little Yorkie-Poo named Bella and she is the love of my life (besides my kids and husband of
5) My favorite food is chinese, for sure!
6) I am a shop-a-holic (just ask my husband) :o)
7) I am a giver. I love to give to family, friends and even strangers.
8) My dad died from cancer at the age of 49 in 1994 and there is not one day that goes by that I do not think of him. I miss him so much!!

These are the blogs that I recently found that I want to pass this award to...

1) Suz at
2) Jen at
3) Robyn at
4) Melissa at
5) Momo at
6) Linda at
7) Christina at
8) Dorcas at
I know we are only supposed to give out 8 but I really wanted to give out two more to these new blogs that I just found.
10) Mandy at
Thank you sooo much Cricut Diaries for this AMAZING award. It means ALOT to me and I really appreciate it!! Take care everyone! ~Terri

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Another Great Giveaway...

Thanksgiving Blog Candy

Here's what you get:
  • 40 sheets 6 x 6 patterned paper by DCWV
  • 20 sheets 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 Going Grey cardstock by Stampin' Up
  • 20 shhets 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 Basic Grey cardstock by Stampin' Up
  • 10 sheets 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 COPIC X-Press It Blending Card
  • Houte Couture Stamp Set by Stampin' Up
  • Big Flowers Stamp Set by Stampin' Up
  • Cold Play Stamp Set by Stampin' Up
  • Noah Alphabet Maya Road Chipboard
  • Red Pepper Acrylic Paint Dabber by Adirondack
  • 3 Glitter (orange, purple, pink)
  • 1 Ribbon by Daisy D's
  • 1 Ribbon by Crate Paper
  • 1 Ribbon by American Crafts 
You need to go to for a chance for this giveaway.. I am so sorry, This is not my giveaway but I wanted to let you all know about it. Good luck everyone!!! ~Terri

Giveaway Starts TODAY!! YAY!!!

YAY!!! Today is the start of my very first giveaway! This prize is being sponsored by Suz of Close To My Heart. Her website is her business website is 
Please take a minute and visit her when you get a chance. She has really amazing items for sale. Thank you SO much Suz for sponsoring Two Pink Peas very first giveaway!!!

The details of the prize is as follows:

This is the Wings Workshop on the Go Kit. 
1 – My Acrylix® Wings Workshop Stamp Set
1 – Wings Level 2 Paper Packet (10 sheets of cardstock and 12 sheets of double-sided patterned paper)
1 – Mini Medleys Black Collection (embellishment packet)
1-Spray Pen
1 – Workshop Guide
Featured Colors: Black, Juniper, Vineyard Berry, Sweet Leaf

To enter for this giveaway all you have to do is post this exact post on your blog including the picture and the link to http//www.TwoPinkPeas.Blogspot.Com. Just right click and "save picture as" to be able to post it.  Become a follower of Two Pink Peas (this website, not Terri Tv). If you are already a follower just let me know that in your comment. Then the last thing is to just leave me a comment with your email address so I can get ahold of you if you win. If you do not have a blog that is ok, you can still enter. Just let me know that in your comment. Thanks!!

I am going to keep this open a bit longer then a week until I receive 30 followers here at Two Pink Peas. You will NOT want to miss out on this kit. It has some AMAZING items in it. I wish I was able to win Thank you so much for stopping by Two Pink Peas, Thank you again Suz of Close To My Heart and GOODLUCK to you all!! ~Terri

Retail value if items purchased individually  is over $32.95.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Great Blog Candy Giveaway...

Here is a GREAT giveaway that I wanted share with you all.. go to and check it out.. Good Luck Everyone!!

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Contest Date Announcement!!!

Yay!! I have a wonderful sponsor that is going to donate  GREAT Blog Candy!! My giveaway will start on November 30th and will run for one week. I will post more details as it gets close to that date, but trust me, you will NOT want to miss this. Suz from is my sponsor and she has a wonderful prize in store for you  all.  You should take a peek at her website and see the items she has for sale. The website for her product blog is If you are not already a follower you might want to follow me here at so you will not miss out on this great giveawayt that is coming up soon. (I am also posting this on Terri Tv so if you are on the Terri Tv site please go to and become a follower there. Terri Tv will be shut down soon and I don't want to lose not one follower) Thank you SO much for visiting me today.  Stay tuned for more details on this giveaway. Have a great day everyone! ~Terri

Friday, November 12, 2010

Great Giveaway At Suz Scraps...

I just wanted to announce a great giveaway at Suz Scraps. The link is at Head on over and join in on the giveaway. Hope you are all having a great day today. I am close to being able to make cards again. This surgery really took it's toll on me. I promise I will be back to myself soon! ~Terri

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Great Big Sale At CricutMachine.Com

If you are looking for GREAT deals on Cricut Cartridges, Gypsy, Cricut Expression or the Create you are in luck!! CricutMachine.Com is having a HUGE Black Friday sale on Cricut Cartridges, Cricut Machines & Gypsy.  So run on over to CricutMachine.Com and grab the goodies while the getting is good! ~Terri

The wait is over. Our Black Friday is finally here!
36 Hour Black Friday while supplies last!
Seasonal Cricut cartridges such as Winter LaceGingerbread, Christmas Cards, and Trim the Tree are only $14.95. Most full Cricut cartridges are priced at only $17.95. Newly released cartridges such as Wrap It Up, Boys Will Be Boys, 3 Birds on Parade, and Simply Charmed start at only $23.95. Even our exclusive cartridges - Car Decals and Ornamental Iron - are on sale for only $26.95 each!Cricut Gypsy with 7 included cartridges only $109.95. Our Champagne Colored Cricut Expression Bundle is only $154.95. A Cricut Expression with 2 Cartridge Bundle is only $204.95. Cricut Create with Cricut Sampler Cartridge for only $99.95. Or, get an amazing price on Cricut Imagine, only $399.95! Cricut machines, cartridges, accessories, and more are on sale!As always, get free shipping within the
48 Continental United States on all orders over $200.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Two Pink Peas Blog Hop

Two Pink Peas is starting a Blog Hop. Add your blog to the Two Pink Peas Blog Hop at the bottom of this blog. Since there are no entries yet I added Terri Tv so you can find where to add your blog. Anyone can enter. Let's have a Great Blog Hop!!!

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Yay!!! My New Grab Button...

I just got my brand new Grab My Button posted today on this website and on I wanted to really thank Veronica at She really came through for me and created this adorable design. I will be using her for many other additions to this website. You all should go on over and take a look at her designs if you are looking for someone to custom make something for you. Veronica is GREAT!!! Thank you Veronica, you did a great job!!! So now everyone who wants to Grab My Button and post it on your blog or website can now do so... YAY!!! Can you tell that I am excited??? :o) Isn't it so cute? If you decide to post my button on your blog or website please let me know so I can return the favor and put your button on mine. Just wanted to share the new Two Pink Peas news!!! ~Terri 

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Important~ Major Announcement About My Blog & Name

The name "Terri Tv" has been a very temporary generic name that I used to get my blog started up. I have been quietly setting up a new domain name, email addresses, facebook, myspace and the whole works with my new business name. The new name to this blog and my new card making website will now be
"Two Pink Peas"!
I now own and am now in the beginning stages of setting up and designing it. It will be a little while before I get everything together like the logo, designs and more importantly the content. I am very excited about this new name and what may come in the near future for Two Pink Peas

 Currently, I am  looking at different designers for art work, logos and everything else that I will need for my new website and for this blog. Anyone interested in designing for me can leave a comment here with a way for me to get a hold of you and I will get back to you right away. This is going to be a process to get everything right before I launch it but I am really excited to be announcing it to you. I do have the blog name and will have to configure everything and get it switched over sometime soon.  I want to thank you all in advance for your patience and understanding while I switch everything around.
 I hope that you will continue to follow me and my blog as I grow in this new business adventure.
I have very exciting things coming in the near future for
Two Pink Peas.
Anyhow, I would LOVE to know how all of you like this name "Two Pink Peas".. It's pretty darn cute, isn't? ~Terri

Cricut Cartridges For $22.00 At...

I was just looking on and they have some cricut cartridges on sale. Some are only $22.00, some are $24.00 and on up.  They even have some on pre-order. This is a great opportunity to grab a few cartridges at a really great price. Now, I just need to decide which ones I want.. :o) Have a great day everyone!! ~Terri

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Don't Forget To Update Your Gypsy For Free Cartridges!

 November 1st was the day that you could download your free Cricut Cartridges. It took me several hours of trying to get it to download due to glitches or something in their system.  After trying and trying I finally got it to download. It was about 1 in the morning.  First I had to upgrade the Gypsy software, which only took a few minutes. After that it automatically downloaded the free cartridges. 

 My first post-surgery card will be something made from either the Smiley cartridge or the Tags, Bags, Boxes & More. I will post that the second I get done with it I will post it right here. I have a few cute clever ideas going on in my mind right now. 

After you download your  upgraded software  and your free cartridges and you make your first card and if you want to share it I would love to see them, all of them! 

So if you have not upgraded your software and downloaded your cartridges head on over to and grab your freebies. Don't let this one pass you by. I do not know how long it will be available. It is possible that it will be available forever, I am not sure.

Thanks for stopping by.  Come back soon and I will talk to you soon! ~Terri

What Are Printable/Digital Stamps & How To Use Them!

Printable stamps are images or sentiments in high resolution.  Unlike regular stamps that cannot be sized or changed, these printable stamps can be.  They can be sized and resized to fit your individual needs. Changing the size will not change the image quality what so ever. You simply print them out and they can be used for card making, scrapbooking, home decor and anything you can imagine. Your imagination is the sky with these. Use chalk, ink or markers to add dimension and that creative touch when adding to cards or scrapbooking pages. Some of the images and sentiments are in color so you will be able to print those out on a color printer.  I hope this helped describe what digital/printable stamps are and if you have not used them before they are a great addition to your paper crafting. If you have any questions about these or any other products please let me know and I will get back to you as soon as I can.  ~Terri

Free Digital/Printable Stamp Download..Hurry Limited Time Only! Only Good Until November 6th!! Hurry, Rush Over!

Here is a great freebie for all of you... This offer is only good until Nov. 6th so rush on over. I found this on another blog or website..I totally forget where I saw this. I know that it is from the Cutting Cafe but I thought I might have saw it on a blog somewhere. If you happen to know would you please leave a comment so I can credit them for this? I always want to give credit where credit is due.
K.. go to

These are all Christmas related I believe.

 It is from the Cutting Cafe. I think that they may have other free downloads from the past, I am not sure so you will have to search to see. If you cannot find them let me know and I will be glad to look and find it for you.

This is a great opportunity to grab free digital/printable stamps.  I already downloaded mine and I plan on using them alot for card making or scrapbooking. There are alot of really adorable and beautiful printable stamps available for purchase.

 I am going to post great freebies or great great deals every Tuesday. It will be called "Tuesdays At Terri's!".  If you all know of any great deals or freebies and would like me to post them here please let me know and I will do just that! I want this blog to be a one stop shop so to speak.  I want it to be a great resource for crafting in general.

 I hope you enjoy this great freebie.

Thanks for looking! ~Terri

*** I wanted to really THANK you for the heads up regarding the wrong url. Sheesh, I am really glad that you brought that to my attention. I fixed it and will make sure that it is correct after I click on it. Thanks girls!! Your the BEST!!***

I Still Need More Followers & Visitors...

I am working on a contest that will start soon but I still need tons of visitors and tons of followers. Please follow me and come back daily to see what is going on. I will be making a new card either later tonight or tomorrow. I need to make it before my good and creative idea leaves my mind! It has been a bit tough recovering from surgery and all but this blog is that important to me and I will have to just find a way to deal with my pain. Thanks all! ~ Terri

Crazy Giveaway...

Here is a crazy giveaway for a gigantic set of Promarkers.. go to to get the details on how to enter. Good luck everyone! This is a great chance to get an amazing set of promarkers. ~Terri

Looking For Sponsors...

I am looking for sponsors to sponsor some challenges and contests that will be coming soon. In return of being a sponsor you will have your link and website posted on my front page of my blog and all credit will go to you. If you are interested please email me at and let me know how I can get back in touch with you.

The sponsored item does not have to be big, it can be anything, anything at all! All items big and small are welcomed and very much appreciated. I will mention the sponsored item and company many times on my blog and in different ways as to get more visitors/buyers to your website. 

Thank you very much for your consideration. Since this is a new blog I am working on it daily in regards to advertising and getting the word out about this blog in many ways. I want this blog to be one of the best blogs on the web and am going to work my hardest to get it there. It might take some time but I am not stopping until I get there! Thanks so much!  ~Terri

I Am Doing Ok!!!

Thank you for all of your kind and sweet comments. I am now 6 days past surgery and am recovering nicely. Still in a lot of pain but it is getting better by the day. I will be back to making cards hopefully within a few days. Thank you for being patient with me and for coming back when I get back to my old self. 


Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Surgery Tomorrow.. No New Cards For A Few Days...

Hi everyone! I have been busy tying things up before my surgery tomorrow. Sorry that I have not added any new cards today. There will probably not be any new ones tomorrow either. I just wanted to let everyone know that I am not slacking just busy. I appreciate all your kind comments and love all of your visits to my blog. Please keep coming back and please follow me if you have not done so already. I want you to be a part of my contests and giveaways but need to be a follower to do so. Contests and giveaways are coming soon. I will post something tomorrow if I can letting you all know how I am doing. Talk to you soon! ~Terri

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Happy Birthday Card

Here is a brand new Happy Birthday Card I just got done making.
This is what you need to make it:

Stretch Your Imagination Cartridge
Patterned Paper
Striped Glittered Paper
White Cardstock
Blue Grosgrain  Ribbon
Happy Birthday Stamp
Pop Dots

Your finished card size will be 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" in white cardstock
The Patterned Paper Mat size is 4" x 5 1/4"
The Striped Paper Mat size is 1 1/2" x 5 1/4"
The Birthday Present is on page 59 in your handbook
Cut out at size 2 3/4" in <Prsnt> in the Blue Cardstock
Then cut out the same present in the Shadow Feature in White
Using the Layers Feature cut out the Bow in the Striped Paper

I embossed the present using the Cuttlebug and the Happy Birthday Embossing Folder.
That's it.. so simple, so easy! Leave me a comment where I can see your finished card. Thanks for looking! Terri

Monday, October 25, 2010

Happy Halloween Card

This is a Halloween Card that I just made.. simple yet grown up.
No Cricut needed..
This is what you need to make it:

Orange Cardstock
Off White Cardstock
Ravenhead Manor Recollections ~
Off White & Orange Striped Cardstock
DCWV Black & Off White Polka Dotted Paper
Martha Stewart Spider Web Punch
Black Ribbon
Happy Halloween Stamp

The Measurements:

Your finished card size will be..4 1/4" x 5 1/4"
(not sure why I did not make it the standard 4 1/4" x 5 1/2")
The Orange Striped Mat size is 1 1/2" x 5"
Black Polka Dotted Mat size is 2 1/2" x 5"
The Off White Spider Web Mat size is 1 1/4" x 5 1/4"
Add Black Ribbon
I Stamped Happy Halloween and cut the mat to fit

That's it. Very simple. Have fun and as always I would love to
see your finished project. If you have not already subscribed to follow me please do, I would love to have you. 

Happy Birthday Girly Card

I was looking on another blog.. it was Creations with Christina and viewed a card that looked like this. I Loved the idea so much that I wanted to make it. Of course I had to add my own flair to it and this is what I came up with.

To make this card this is what you need:

A Child's Year Cartridge (page 73)
Black Cardstock
Blue Cardstock
White Cardstock
Light Brown Cardstock 
Happy Birthday Ribbon from Martha Stewart
Happy Birthday Stamp
Blue Gem for the dress
Martha Stewart Punch, Not sure of the name, sorry!
Pop Dots

How to make:

Your finished card size will be 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
The Light Blue Mat size is 4" x 5 1/4"
The Patterned Paper Mat size is 3 3/4" x 5"
The Light Blue Mat size on the bottom is 1 1/2" x 3 3/4"
The Loop Punch Paper size is 1 1/4" x 3 3/4"
The Happy Birthday Stamp Mat is cut to fit.
It's approx. 1 1/2" x 1 1/4"
I cut out the doll in the dress at size 3 3/4" in the Blue Cardstock
Then I cut out the doll again using the Shadow Feature in 3 3/4" in White Cardstock.
Use the Light Brown Cardstock and adhere it to the back of the Blue dress where the bows are punched out by the cricut.
See picture.
Use Pop Dots for the Doll in the Dress
Add Happy Birthday Ribbon and Blue Gem for the Dress

So that's the card for this morning. I am working on another card so hopefully it will get posted sometime today or tonight. Thanks for looking and if you are not a follower already please sign up.
Talk to you soon~ Terri

Thank You All!!!

I wanted to thank all of you new followers for joining my blog! It really means alot to me. We are going to have alot of fun here. Lots of giveaways, lots of contests and lots of fun! If there is anything that you want me to put on here just let me know and I will do my very best to get that for you. I started working on a new card late last night. I did not get to finish it because I was gone all day with my 2 kids as they had a film project that they were involved in (thank's again Amy & Eric).  I started it as soon as I got home which was around 10:30 pm or so. We were all dead tired so I did not get to finish it. Some time today I will finish it and post it with the directions on how to make it.  Thank's again for being a new Terri Tv follower. I want this blog to be a place that you can come to for inspiration, ideas and just plain fun. Talk to you soon. Terri

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Halloween Treat Bags.. CUTE!!!

Today has been very busy for me. I wanted to make a few cards but did not get a chance to. I was out getting my 11 year old son Casey's halloween costume. Anyhow, I was thinking about what type of treat bags I was going to make for Casey and my 9 year old daughter Hallie's school class.  Every holiday I always make treat bags but wanted something a little different and cuter.
I came up with this. I used Martha Stewarts Drippy Goo punch for the edge of this tag that says Happy Halloween. 
 I thought they turned out really cute. Now I only have to make 60 I hope this gave you some idea on how you want to make your child's treat bags. Maybe you don't have kids and you just want to make goodie bags to pass out on halloween. This would be adorable. Oh, the little clear bags I got at Walmart. They were so cheap, only $2.00 for 100 of them..I think it is 100. Anyhow, they are super cheap but there is so much you can do with them. I would LOVE to see your finished treat bags. Leave me a comment and tell me where I can go to see them and I will leave you a comment back.
Thank you for looking and come back soon.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Boy Did I Hit The Jackpot Today... WOW!!!

Today I was out and about and I decided to stop at Big Lots. I have not been there in years. So I go in and first stop at the halloween candy, which I needed. So I got alot of candy, little toys for all the trick or treaters. Then I went to the scrapbook isle and man..there were soooooo many great deals. I am talking Martha Stewart ribbon for $1.00..most of them were only $.50 so I got them ALL. I spent $30.00 on scrapbooking/card supplies and I got about 38 rolls of ribbon. Not all of them are Martha Stewart, just a few of them are. But still.. what a great deal. Then I looked at the paper and cardstock. They were so cheap and I plan on going back again soon. Here is 2 pictures of my loot. Oh, and I got 4 fiber yarn rolls for $1.00 each. What a crazy deal. I would run, run and run to your local Big Lots to see what they have. I even got some alphabet stamps, a glitter patterned paper stack, 12 x 12 paper stack and another 12 x 12 blue paper stack, some embellishments and more. Anyhow, just wanted to share.  Thanks for looking! Come back soon. I add something each and every day.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Lady Bug Lady Bug Card

Here is a little Lady Bug Lady Bug card that I just made using the
Nursery Rhymes cartridge. 

If you want to make this card this is what you need:

Your finished card size will be 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
***(Tip: If you take an 8 1/2" x 11" piece of cardstock and cut down the middle you will have enough for 2 cards. Another tip, I always score my papers before I cut and that way I know for certain that it is perfectly straight)***
Nursery Rhymes Cartridge
Red Cardstock
Black Cardstock
Polka Dotted Paper (this is DCWV La Creme Pack)
Ribbon, this Lady Bug ribbon I have had in my stash forever.. I am sorry that I cannot tell you where to buy it.

How to make:

Cut out your little Lady Bug Fairy's at 2 1/2"
Cut out the Lady Bug Fairy's in the
Base Shadow Blackout Feature at 2 1/2"
Cut out the "Lady Bug Lady Bug" Phrase using the
 Phrase Feature at 1 1/2"
Then cut out the same phrase in the
Phrase Shadow Blackout feature at 1 1/2"
Adhere the ribbon, tie a bow and use Zots to adhere it to the card. I always use a couple to make sure it will stay put.

I hope you enjoy this card and I add new cards almost every day. Please click "Follow Me" and come back often. I will be having great giveaway's, contests and other fun stuff. You will miss out if you do not follow me and I don't want that!
Thank you for coming by my blog.
 Have a great day!

Upcoming Contest & Giveaways....

I am going to be doing some contests and giveaways..but I first need more followers!
If you like contests and giveaways then click "Follow Me" and check back very soon for
many many opportunities to win some amazing prizes.

Here is a video of my cards that my 11 year old son Casey made for me...

6 Little Pumpkins

This card is a different take on pumpkins. I love cutsie cards but I also love grown up cards like this.
Here is what you need to make this card:

I used the Die Cuts With A View La Creme Stack Pack
Die Cuts With A View Latte Stack Pack
The Paper Dolls For Everyday Cartridge
The Pumpkins were cut out at 3 1/4" each
I used some Green Ribbon that I had in my stash
Your Finished Card Size will be 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
Your Green Mat Size is 4" x 5 1/4"

I would love to see your finished project..leave me a comment and tell me where I can see your little pumpkin card! Thanks for looking! Terri

Over The Moon Witch Halloween Card

Here is a cute halloween card that I just made this morning.
 Here is how to make it..

Materials used:

A Child's Year Cricut Cartridge
Nursery Rhymes Cricut Cartridge
Purple Patterned Cardstock
Purple Cardstock
Black Carstock
Yellow Cardstock
Black Ribbon
Happy Halloween Stamp
Pop Dots

Your finished card size will be 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
Purple patterned mat size 4" x 5"
Purple Cardstock size 2" x 4"
Witch cut out size is 3.82" using my Gypsy
Moon cut out size using my Gypsy is 5.71"

The moon that I used came from the Nursery Rhymes cartridge and the true image is of the
Cow jumping over the moon...
I took my Gypsy and made it where the extra stars did not cut out and then
I cut the cow off of the moon because I did not need that part. I chalked the edges of the moon with black chalk and a gray shimmery from Pebbles
If you have any questions please let me know and I will do my best to help answer them for you.
Thanks for looking! Please leave me comments, I love them!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Grown Up Classy Pumpkin Card

I wanted to make a grown up classy pumpkin for the holidays and so I looked through my
Mini Monsters Cartridge and found this adorable pumpkin. So here is the Pumpkin Card that I just made.. yes, it is 1:35 am and I am still up making cards.. :o)
This is what you need to make this beautiful pumpkin card.
I love it because it is different from a normal looking orange pumpkin...the paper is just beautiful.
It is flocked and is very heavy duty. I had to put my blade depth at 6, pressure at max and I still
had a time getting it off the mat.

Materials Needed:

Mini Monsters Cricut Cartridge
Die Cuts With A View La Creme Stack Pack
Die Cuts With A View Latte Cardstock Pack in Green
 (it looks like wood)
Cuttlebug & Embossing Folder
 (I am sorry, I do not know the name of the folder that I used)

How to make:

This finished card will cut out at 7" on your cricut
The pumpkin is on page 60 in the Mini Monsters Handbook
Cut out the Pumpkin in the Card Feature in Black Cardstock from DCWV
Cut out the front part of the card using Layer 1 and using DCWV Patterned Cardstock
Cut out the Stem and Leaf using the Layer 1 feature and hit Shift
Run the Stem & Leaf through the Cuttlebug
That's it for this card, it is so simple..just adhere it all together and you are done!

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Life Is Tweet Card

This is a little card that I just got done making. It turned out so cute. Here is what you need to make it.

Straight From The Nest Cricut Cartridge
Polka Dot Cardstock from Premium Stacks Latte Stack Textured Cardstock
Dark Purple Cardstock from Premium Stacks Latte Stack Textured Cardstock
Green Cardstock
Off White Cardstock
Black Cardstock
Brown Cardstock
Pebbles Chalk in Earth Tones
Pop Dots

Your finished card size will be 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" in black cardstock
The Bird is on page 28 in the manual
I cut out the Bird at size 2 1/2"
The "Life is Tweet" is cut out at 1 1/2" in the Off White
Hit the Phrase Shadow button and cut the phrase out
again in Green Cardstock
The first bird cut is <Bird1-s> which you have to hit shift
Then I cut out the Wing at 2 1/2" and chalked the edges
Then I cut out the Bird using the Layer/Shadow feature
in a Brown Cardstock
The Cardstock is measured at 2" x 5 1/4" for both the
polka dot and purple
(I cut them both that size and took the ribbon to hide the seams)
Take your Grosgrain Ribbon in a Country Green and hide
the seams of the cardstock
Use your pop dots to adhere the bird on your card after
 placing the ribbon
Then glue your phrases together and adhere them to the card
Chalk all the edges of your bird, wing, beak and bird
 legs for dimension
Viola, that's it! It was a simple yet cute and fun card to make.

Please feel free to leave me a comment to let me know what you think about this card. I would love to see your finished project as well. Thanks for looking.

Terri's Favorite Tool For The Week...

Is the Pink Cuttlebug Embossing Machine.
I bought mine at This Cuttlebug is a bundle that comes with these embossing folders..

  • Dark pink Butterfly Cuttlebug machine
  • Swiss Dots A2 embossing folder
  • D'vine Swirl A2 embossing folder
  • Spots and Dots A2 embossing folder
  • Snowflakes A2 embossing folder
  • Happy Birthday A2 embossing folder
  • Victoria A2 embossing folder
  • Birds and Swirls A2 embossing folder
  • Lace Tree A2 embossing folder
  • Stylized Flowers A2 embossing folder
  • Frills border set (5 pieces)
  • Just My Type border set (5 pieces)
  • With Love border set (5 pieces)
  • Spacer block
  • 2 cutting pads
  • Handle
  • Hex key, screw and plastic cap
  • User manual
It retails for $129.95 and worth every penny. If you do not have one yet I would highly recommend getting one as it adds so much dimension to your homemade projects, cards and scrapbook pages.

How To Use The Layers Feature On Your Gypsy

Slideshow At Photobucket

I am having trouble putting a slideshow on my blog so for now here is a link to the slideshow. Thanks for stopping by. Please leave me a comment and let me know what you think.

Gypsy 6 Free Cartridges Just By Registering...

 This info is from Thank you Robyn for all your great work and for this wonderful information.. Robyn says: Looks like it is going to be a great deal for those of you who do not have the Gypsy yet.    The great part is that ALL of us who own a Gypsy can also reap the benefits of this great offer by just registering our Gypsy BEFORE October 31st!  Sounds easy enough to me!! This also includes ALL of us who have already registered your Gypsy before this promo started like me, I registered my Gypsy back in May.
P.S.  I love my Gypsy!

Buy and register a Gypsy by Cricut by October 31 and receive

 6 (SIX!) free cartridges downloaded to you Gypsy - including

 the exclusive, all-new "Smile Cards" cartridge (and don't 

forget about Gypsy Wanderings and Gypsy Font cartridges 

that come pre-loaded on the machine).  It's a $419 value!!


~ Smiley Cards (new and exclusive to this promotion) ~ Tags, Bags, Boxes & More (not available in retail) ~ Christmas (not available in retail) ~ Blackletter (not available in retail) ~ Printing Press (not available in retail) ~ Indie Art (not available in retail)

All current Gypsy owners are INCLUDED!!  Simply register your Gypsy by October 31, 2010 and get access to all downloads.  Register at

Downloads will be available through a special update to your Gypsy starting November 1st!!

New Gypsy cartridge downloads are easy!  Just connect your Gypsy to your computer and you'll automatically be prompted how to start.  In just a few steps, you'll be able to download all six cartridges containing thousands of images!  And with the Gypsy, you'll have all the cartridge artwork and keypad overlays on your Gypsy screen, so there's no actual cartridge, handbook or packaging.

You only have a few weeks.  Don't miss out!

Monday, October 18, 2010

Cricut Cartridges..My Complete List

Below is a list of all the Cricut cartridges that I currently own...
New cartridges are being added all the time.
As you all know craft supplies can be quite expensive especially these cartridges
so finding amazing deals is how I save money. I NEVER spend more then $15.00 on a Cricut cartridge, even if it is a brand new release or even a retired cartridge. There is one place that is my go to place when purchasing cartridges and if you are interested in learning how I save so much money leave me a comment and I will reveal my secret shopping spot. Well it's not a secret per se' but you know what I mean! <wink> Honestly I cannot tell you how many times I have bought a brand new cartridge and literally spent less then $5.00 and every single one was brand spanking new still in the clam shell. Sounds impossible doesn't it? Well I am here to tell you that it is not impossible. Not at all!
Ok so here is my current list of the cartridges that I own...
**list updated on 12-20-16**
9 Months
50 States
A Child's Year
A Frightful Affair
All Mixed Up
All Occasion Boxed Cards
All Sports 
All Wrapped Up - Cricut Imagine
An Ocean Of Words-Word Builders 3
Ancestry - Cricut Imagine
Animal Kingdom
Anna's Lace Cards and Embellishments
Anna's Ribbons and Bows - Anna Griffin
April Showers Seasonal
Art Deco
Audrey Pattern - Cricut Imagine
B Is For Boy
Baby Boutique - Cricut Imagine
Baby Steps 
Batman-DC Comics
Best Friends - Cricut Imagine
Better Together - Cricut Imagine
Birthday Bash
Birthday Cake Art - Martha Stewart
Birthday Cakes - Martha Stewart
Bits and Pieces
Blast Off - Cricut Imagine
Blossom - Cricut Imagine
Botanicals - Cricut Lite
Boys will be Boys
Bridal Shower
Brooklyn Iron-on
Bubblegum Stripes - Cricut Imagine
Buccaneer - Cricut Imagine
Cake Basics
Calligraphy Collection
Camp Out
Camping Critters
Cars - Disney
Car Decals
Celebrate With Flourish
Chic & Scary
Christmas Noel
Christmas Village
Cindy Loo
Create a Critter
Create a Critter 2
Create A Friend
Creative Holiday Cards
Cricut Office Help
Country Life
Cuttin' Up
Damask Decor
Days & Dates
Designer's Calendar
Dino Play
Disney Classics - Disney
Dr. Checkup
Dreams Come True - Disney Princess
Edge to Edge
Elegant Cakes - Martha Stewart
Elegant Embellishments - Anna Griffin
Elise - Cricut Imagine
Elmo & Friends Holiday
Elmo's Party - Sesame Street
Enjoy the Seasons
Everyday Paper Dolls
Everyday Pop-Up Cards
Fabulous Finds
Fancy Frames
Floral Embellished
Floral Emporium - Cricut Imagine
Flower Shoppe
Forever Young
Formal Occasion
Four Legged Friends
Frame of Mind
French Manor
Freshly Picked
From My Kitchen
Frozen - Disney
Garden Soup
Giant Flower Project Cartridge
Girl's Makeup Party
Give a Hoot
Go Canada
Going Places
Graphically Speaking
Groovy Times
Gypsy Font
Gypsy Wanderings
Hannah Montana - Disney
Happily Ever After - Disney Princesses
Happy Hauntings
Heirloom - Cricut Imagine
Hello Kitty Font - Sanrio
Hey Diddle Diddle - Cricut Imagine
Holiday Cakes - Martha Stewart
Holiday Snowflakes
Holidays Through the Year Iron-on
Home Accents
Home for the Holidays - Fall & Winter
Home Organization
Hopscotch - Cricut Imagine
Imagine More Art - Cricut Imagine 
Imagine More Cards -Cricut Imagine
Independence Day
Indie Art
Industrial Glow - Cricut Imagine
Inspired Heart - Cricut Lite
Joys of the Season
JT - Cricut Imagine
“Just Because” Cards
Kate’s Abc’s
Kate's Kitchen - Cricut Imagine
Lacy Labels - Cricut Lite
Learning Curve
Life's a Party - 3 Birds
Live Simply
Locker Talk
Lori's Garden - Cricut Imagine
Love Struck 2010
Lovely Floral
Makin' The Grade
Mickey Font - Disney
Mickey and Friends - Disney
Mini Monograms
Mini Monsters
Monster Bash
Mr. Frosty - Cricut Imagine
My Community
My Quiet Book
My World
Mystical Garden - Cricut Imagine 

Nate's ABC's
New Arrival
New Testament
Nifty Fifties
Noah's ABC Animals
Notebook Doodles - Cricut Imagine
Nursery Rhymes
Nursery Tails - Cricut Imagine
Office Help
Old West
Once Upon a Princess
Ornamental Iron 2
Paper Doll Dress Up
Paper Dolls For Everyday
Paper Lace
Paper Lace 2
Paper Play
Paper Pups
Plaintin Schoolbook
Pooh Font Set - Disney
Pretty Pennants - Cricut Art Cartridge
Printing 101
Printing Press 
Quarter Note
Robot Party
Rock Princess
Sans Serif
Sesame Street Font
Sesame Street Friends
Scandinavian Christmas Cards
Simply Charmed
Simply Sweet
Small Talk Frames & Tags
Smiley Cards
Snapshot Everyday 
 Cricut Imagine 
Snapshot Nature  Cricut Imagine
Snapshot Texture - Cricut Imagine
Snow Angel  Cricut Imagine
Snow Day
Soirée Lettering - Anna Griffin
Space Party
Speaking of Fall
Speaking of Winter
SpongeBob Squarepants - Nickelodeon
Spring Chic - Cricut Imagine
Stand and Salute
Stone Script
Store Front
Straight from the Nest
Street Sign
Stretch Your Imagination
Sugar & Spice
Summer Vacation
Summer in Paris
Superman - DC Comics
Sweater Weather - Cricut Lite
Sweet Treats
Tablescapes - Fall & Winter
Tags, Bags, Boxes & More
Tear Drop
Teddy Bear Parade
The First Few Years
The Good Ole' Days - Cricut Imagine
Tie the Knot
Toy Story
Trick or Treat
Trim the Tree
Twinkle Toes
Valentines Day
Vintage Papers - Cricut Imagine
Walk In My Garden
Wild Card
Wild Card 2
Winter Frolic
Winter Lace
Winter Wonderland - Anna Griffin
Winter Woodland
Word Collage
Wrap it Up
Yummy Art - Cricut Imagine
Zoo Day - Cricut Lite
Have you all wondered what a Cricut cartridge looks like on the inside? I know that I have wondered that myself so I found a photo that shows what is going on inside...
Pretty neat...right??
I hope you all found this as interesting as I did!
Thank you for stopping by today and if you would like to know how I save money when purchasing these cartridges leave me a comment below. How do you save money when buying cartridges or craft supplies? For me it is alot of fun to save money when  purchasing a cartridge,  great craft supplies, or anything actually, and use that saved money on something else!
As always...Have a fabulous day & Big Cricut Hugs to you all ....