Wednesday, April 13, 2011

My first Disney layout with my cricut!!!

 

Since I am going to talk about a Disney layout, why not have my font be Disney!!! This makes me chuckle somewhat because I have a friend that absolutely has to be the biggest Disney fan I know and I am steadily thinking of her while I am writing up this post. Hi Stacey!!! ( This is all I can do of the font, I cannot even read it myself! lol!)

Anyway I am trying to get my Disney album done and so I worked on another layout and was successful in completing it.

I have to say that this is the first time I created a Disney layout using my cricut with a Disney cartridge. I can definetly see how these carts can get somewhat frustrating. What I found was that I had to do alot of trial and error cuts to figure out my setting and then there were some things that I just couldn’t cut too small.

The positive to these carts are that the characters are so true to life ( or movie) My Lightening and Mater really look like Lightening and Mater. I love it. I think they are so adorable!! They did have alot of pieces but the pieces cut well and were easy to glue together. I couldn’t go really fast but that was ok, I wanted the detail so I was willing to slow down for it. here is a pic of the layout: ( I didn’t exactly take a straight pic)

IMG_3388  This is the entire layout. We were at Disney Hollywood Studios. We love Cars!!!

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Here is my little main man Matthew with his favorite car!! The road signs were my biggest challenge on this cart. I did not need them to be big so I had to do some tweeking to get them to look good small. ( with the yield sign I ended up just writing the word in there.) I loved this cut of Mcqueen and the Kachow just added that last little something to the page.

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Here is a close up of Mcqueen and the Kachow. I cut the spare part layer of Kachow twice because I wanted the letters to be filled in instead just outlined in black. I really like the end result.

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Here is the second page with Mater. Mater cut very well and pieced together nicely. I used the jagged hinges on page 117 of Fabulous Finds Cartridge, to give the look of my pictures being hinged together. And of course I had to use the tow mater sign from the Cars Cartridge on page 50 of the handbook.

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Well that is it for the layout. We had so much fun at Disney!! It is a fun vacation ( I am not sure I would call it relaxing! LOL!) but fun. Here is one last pic of the family hanging with our buddies from cars!!

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Thanks for sharing in my memories with me!!!! God Bless and remember I love comments!!!

11 comments:

  1. Great job! Looks like you had a wonderful time. Gotta love Disney with you kids! Thanks for sharing!
    Jenny

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  2. Super cute!!! Love the Cars cartridge!!! I just found you on the link up party...Your blog is super cute and love your projects! I am a new follower of yours, would love for you to stop by my blog and follow too:)
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  3. Now there is fantastic LOs! Very nicely done and they match so well. Looks like a heck of a time.

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  4. These are really wonderful! I love the Disney cartridges, but I can see them being difficult at time, I made a Woody!

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  5. Wow, what a layout! It looks perfect! So glad I discovered your blog! Stopping over from the Love Link up party. New follower, would love for you to pop over to my blog and have a look and maybe follow.
    Shelly
    mypaperlove.blogspot.com

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  6. You are right, you have made a very cute layout.
    Ageeth
    geetjesblog@blogspot.com

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  7. Love love love your layouts!!! Perfect for this exhibit huh! I haven't been to Disney in a few years and they did not have those back then - drat, I need to go back....I still am a kid at 48 haha! You did great!

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  8. Hi, I'm just popping in to meet you. I'm a new follower and I'm here on the Love Link Up Party from K Andrews.Have a great day. Hope to see you over at mine!
    Hugs from Gold Coast, Australia
    Trish Munro
    http://trishandtreasure.blogspot.com/

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  9. I agree absolutely with the Disney cartridges...they take FOREVER but they look amazing! I love your layout...great job!!!

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  10. Love the layouts! I certainly don't have the patience to piece together ALL those little pieces, LOL~ You made it look great (and easy!)

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