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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Paper Clip Bookmarks

Since getting my Gypsy, I have been designing a lot of projects. Some of these were cut as test cuts, others are cut with the adjusted file. These are so simple & practical. I love making them & see many more in my future. I will share my files as soon as I get it all figured out. I have been watching MadeByMomo's Videos with the Create A Critter Cart. & she got me to thinking. These "Critters" would make great bookmarks. So that's what started this whole thing.
This one is made using the book & A+ from the Locker Talk Cart. The base circle (2" RDS - yellow "a" & chain linked) is from Mini Monograms.

The apple is from Create A Critter & the scallop square (1.5" RDS - yellow "a" & chain linked) is from Mini Monograms. I re-worked this one to have the square base to be cut @ 2" instead of 1.5. I like the larger size better.

The cats are from Create A Critter. The grey cat is cut @ 1.5" I think. It was too small for me so this one is not saved. To size them, I put all of the layers together on my mat grouped. Then I sized them using the (RDS - yellow "a" w/ chain linked) to 2.5". I then separated all of the pieces on the mat to cut in their colors. I just used a blackout cut for the back of the paperclip.

The dinosaurs are from Create A Critter. The scallop squares are from Mini Monograms cut @ 2" RDS - yellow "a" w/ chain linked.

.gypsy Files:
apple, book, cat, dino
Thanks for looking. Questions & comments are always welcomed. Lori

8 comments:

disneynut77 said...

Super cute:)

Mari AKA Momo said...

WOW!!! These came out super duper AWESOME!!! I absolutely LOVE these! Thanks so much for sharing! Your awesome! XOXO Momo

cassie said...

These are very cute; love the idea!

Lori Apgar said...

These are adorable!!!

I am a Team Fairy Member over at www.cuteandsome.blogspot.com and you should consider entering these in our showcase! Our main goal is to showcase projects to a larger audience! You could win a blog award!!

Audrey Frelx said...

These paper clips are so darn cute!!! Thanks so much for submitting them to our showcase. We hope you have fun and come play with us often. We have plans for other exciting things!

Thanks too for following me! I always love company and I love to visit, so I'll be back to see you too as often as I can!

Thanks again, and have a great-great day!

- - Sheryl - - said...

Love the critter ones. I am still trying to get this cartridge at a good price.
Thanks for your entry in the showcase!

Audrey Frelx said...

Lori, congratulations!!! Your paperclip project was selected in the Contributors Showcase #5. You can pick up your award at your convenience!

Thank you for playing with us, we hope you come back again.

Audrey
http://cuteandsome.blogspot.com

Audrey Frelx said...

OMG!!! Lori, I do apologize for getting the name wrong on your award; however, I've corrected it and you can retrieve the corrected one now. I guess that's what I get for working at 3 a.m.

Again, I am so sorry!!!

And thanks again for your participation!!!