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10.07.2009

SCS Product Review :: Xyron Creatopia



Hey there...again! I know a second post today, but I wanted you all to jump over to Splitcoaststampers (SCS) to read all of the reviews on Xyron's new Creatopia. The Creatopia is the jack of many trades, so you need to go see what it can do, from embossing, cutting, and even applying adhesive to fabrics, there is something for every crafter for this product. So, go on over to SCS and read all of our reviews here and view all our samples here.

There is a tutorial available for the card I am sharing with you here.

Instructions
  1. Trim aqua mist cardstock into a 5.5" square card.
  2. Trim patterned paper to fit card front, then use decorative scissors to create the fun edge.
  3. Ink patterned paper edges, then stitch onto card front.
  4. Cut a piece of fabric large enough to cover chipboard and run it through the Creatopia.
  5. Remove backing from fabric and adhere to chipboard.
  6. Ink chipboard legs and beak, then adhere to card front.
  7. Sand edges of fabric covered chipboard and ink, then adhere to card front.
  8. On a strip of paper, write sentiment and adhere to card front.
  9. Add buttons and rhinestone 'eye.'
Supplies

Ink :: Clear Snaps - ColorBox chestnut + ochre; Papertrey Ink - chamomile
Paper :: Cosmo Cricket - early bird collection; Papertrey Ink - aqua mist; Core-dinations - chocolate collection
Embellishments :: KaiserCraft - rhinestone; Stampin' Up! - so tweet chipboard; Craft Supply - decorative scissors + sewing machine + thread + natural muslin fabric; Papertrey Ink - buttons + twine; Tim Holtz - paper distresser

14 comments:

Geny (Mommy Geny) said...

Such a cute card Ashley!!

Heather P. said...

How cute is this?! :)

Regan said...

seriously...the cuteness is killing me

Courtney Baker said...

Oh I love this card! Really it's fantastic!

Alice Wertz said...

LOVE your fabulous simple style! glad that I found yoiu blog!

Ashley Nguyen Newell said...

This is such a cute card Ashley!

Anthonette said...

Totally love the muslin-covered bird! Great design.

Charlene Austin said...

Loooooove it!

Stamping Cafe said...

How adorable, love it!!

Janet said...

this is so cute - I have been thinking about getting the Creatopia and will have to head over to take a look. Thanks

sarahmartina said...

sheesh.. I always think I've commented, but haven't! Lol... Love how you used the Creatopia here! Fabric & chipboard = great combination! :-)

travelingmama said...

This card makes me want to jump up and down! You know I have a thing for red and turquoise! I LOOOVE it!! Thanks for your sweet note. I promise I have a long response coming just as soon as I can get more than a minute on the laptop!

Savitri said...

Ok, this is over the top adorable!!!! Love it! I need to use more of my fabric. I do buy some. Crazy, huh?

~kelly marie~ said...

I'm totally in love with this card! So so cute!

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