Monday, January 2, 2012

Warming Up with Hot Cocoa!!!

A big HAPPY NEW YEAR to everyone!!  I hope this will be the best year ever for you!  Well, the holidays are over and it is Monday.  And Monday means it is time for a new challenge over at the Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog.  This week the challenge is "Warming Up With Cocoa".  Use chocolate, a cup, or even the color brown in the project.

I used the Christmas Cheer cartridge to cut the cup of cocoa.  The snowflake was cut with the Winter Lace cartridge.  All of the papers I used to create the card came from my stash.  They were all left over from previous projects.  
The snowflake  border at the top of the page was cut with an EK border punch.  And the ribbon is one of my favorites.  I found it about a year ago at Hobby Lobby.  I love the diamond pattern of the ribbon.  It also has such a good body to it.  It holds its shape very well.  

The sentiment is from a set of stamps called "Coffee and Tea Treats Tag Along"  from K Andrew Designs.  I added a few little ice blue pearls to the tag.

The mittens were cut from the Cricut Lite Jolly Holidays cartridge.  This is probably my very favorite mitten cut.  I just love the way the mittens have big cuffs.  And the layers of this cut are so nice.  I added  ice blue pearls to the mittens, just to add a little style.    

Please visit the  Design Team at Fantabulous Cricut.  They have all created beautiful projects that will "warm you up" this week.  I do hope you will all join the challenge by linking up your "Warm Up With Hot Cocoa" project at Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog.  I can't to see what you create.  And again, a big HAPPY NEW YEAR to you!!


  1. Very nice. I love the colors. Those pearls on teh mittens are a great added touch.

    Be Blessed, Beckie

  2. Fabulous card Charlotte!!
    Happy New Year!

  3. This is lovely! The brown, blue and green combination is wonderful - and the little blue pearls are such a nice touch!
    Happy New Year to you!

  4. I love this card. It is absolutely beautiful. TFS.

  5. This is gorgeous! I love the colors and all of your wonderful details. So beautiful!! Cathie

  6. Charlotte, this is such gorgeous card! I love the pretty paper and the colors are fabulous! The mitterns are so fun, just love the cut and cute little gems on the cuffs:) Great job:)
    Sherrie K

  7. Very Pretty Card, love that you used K andrew stamps to show case!!
    Getting Cricky Jr. DTM-Sister

  8. Love your card, the colors are awesome!!!

  9. This care just screams fabulous winter fun!!! The colors are awesome and the little blue bling just makes it pop. I love it.
    Heather GC Jr Dt sister

  10. So fun! Great colors and love the details!

  11. Wonderful! The colors are sweet & I especially like the border!

  12. Beautiful card!! I love those cuts!! That color combo is gorgeous!! TFS!! Take Care!!
    Jennie @

  13. I absolutely LOVE this Charlotte--it's just gorgeous!
    You did a beautiful job showcasing my stamps! thank you!

    Big Cricky Smooches,
    Kristal Owner of K Andrew Stamps
    See My Stamps Here

  14. Happy New Year, Charlotte!!! Hope you enjoyed a wonderful holiday!!!

    Love-love the card, and I love the colors especially!!! Super job as always, my friend!

  15. Gorgeous card Charlotte! Love the mittens and snowflake! Pretty details! Great job as always!

  16. Oh, this card is fabulous. I love the papers and the pearls on the mittens - just so cute. The way you layered the cuts is wonderful.
    Hugs and Happy New Year,

  17. I love all the layering and details, the snowflake behind the mug is a great touch.