Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Close To My Heart's Artiste Owl Miss You Bag!!

How cute is this little owl bag created by the 
Close To My Heart Art Department? 

Want to make one?  Never fear, CTMH is here to tell you how! 

Whether you use one Cricut®-cut piece or several, you can create cute party favors and decorations using your Close To My Heart/Cricut Artiste cartridge

Combine your Cricut® pieces with unique stamping techniques and you have projects that will knock your guests’ socks off! 

Want some recipes and tips for how to make this adorable artwork? 

Below are instructions for creating the darling owl from the “Clearly the Best: How to Kiss—With Stamps” episode. 

Combine the Cricut®-cut pieces for this project with the  technique taught in the video, and you have a stellar 3-D item! 

Recipes and Tips:

Owl Miss You Bag
1385 White Daisy Cardstock -- $9.50
1292 Crystal Blue Cardstock -- $14.50
X5668 Honey Cardstock -- $14.50
X5930 Slate Cardstock -- $14.50
Z1349 Shimmer Designer Brads -- RETIRED (I have some in-stock if you need them)
Z1752 Sparkles Clear Assortment -- $2.95
Z1311 1¼" Circle Punch -- $12.95
Twist Ties

Cricut® Shapes:
4½" 3D Object (p. 77)
4½" Shift+3D Object (cut 2, p. 77)
1" Shift+Accent 2 (p. 51)

Art Tip! 
This project uses many Cricut® shapes and all the pieces coordinate so nicely for an adorable finished product. 

Use the Artiste assembly booklet to put the bag together and then add the embellishments. 

The feathers are created with punched circles that are stamped using the kissing technique; however, if you don’t have the circle punch, you can easily make these using the Cricut as well. 

The eyes were created using Shimmer designer brads, but you can use any large brad or button to create the same look. 

Finish with the “owl miss you sentiment” for a special touch.

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