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Sunday, July 1, 2012

Weekly Challenge #61: Stars & Stripes Challenge!

The Challenge: Create a Cricut project of your choice incorporating at least 3 stars and stripes somewhere on your project.

Rules and Guidelines: Circle Blog Challenges are open to Cricut Circle Members only. Your project must be newly created for this challenge and include atleast 2 Cricut Image Cuts. You must submit a project to be entered into the Challenge Prize Drawing. One entry per person, please.

How to Enter: Submit your entry using the InLinkz tool found at the bottom of this post. Please post your full name along with your entry. Entries are due by 9:00 pm MST on Thursday, July 5th, 2012.

Prize: We will select one winner to receive $25 in credit added to their Cricut.com account. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for delivery from winner announcement.

Winner: The winners will be selected randomly from qualifying entries using www.random.org and will be announced on the Cricut Circle Blog on Friday, July 6th, 2012.

I made this wreath for this challenge.
My two cricut cuts are the rosettes and the flags w/ banner. My stars are the foam stars and the ribbon is the wreath hanger.

Recipe for wreath:
Cartridges: Ribbons and Rosettes cut at 1"x11" and 2"x11" - Crown and grass
Imagine Cartridges: Enjoy the Seasons-flags/4th of July ribbon
Bucaneer-small blue rosettes
Greeting Cards ISO- large rosettes
flattened bottle caps
red buttons
red and blue foam stars
stars spray
Patriotic ribbon
fireworks/sparklers-pearl and blue grass
hot glue


Other challenges this is entered in:
BBTB2- Patriotic challenge
My Sheri CRAFTS -Red, White and Blue challenge
Scrappymoms stamps -Patriotic Pride
Exploring Cricut- Show your Red, White and Blue
Fantabulous Cricut Challenge - Firework, sparkler or other "boom"
Pink Cricut Link Up Party
Cooking with the Cricut- Happy Birthday, USA!


  1. gorgeous wreath, love that ribbon, thanks for joining the BBTB2 Challenge, hugs

  2. Love the wreath. Like the new look to the blog too!

  3. Beautiful wreath! Love the rosettes and flags! Patriotic ribbon is perfect! Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts and BBTB2!

  4. Would you please consider taking off the word verification for the comments? Trying to figure out the scrambled letters makes it very difficult to leave a comment! We do want to comment!

  5. I have turned off word verification. Sorry that some of you are having difficulties leaving comments.

  6. This wreath is adorable. The details are just sweet and how you tied in the Imagine image was perfect. Thank you for joining the FCCB challenge 118 this week and happy 4th!

  7. Thanks for all the wonderful comments. I really like how it turned out, so I just had to share and hopefully inspire using the Imagine.

  8. Love your wreath and thanks so much for entering at Exploring Cricut this week.

  9. Donna your wreath is stunning, many thanks for joining us as FCCB this week xhugsx Nikki

  10. Wow! That is a totally beautiful patriotic wreath! Love it! Thanks for linking up at BBTB2! :)

  11. Love, love this wreath! Certainly is patriotic too! All your rosettes are awesome, love your flags at the bottom and love, love the ribbon. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2 ;-)

  12. Such an amazing project. The rosettes are absolutely gorgeous!

  13. Beautiful wreath. I love all the rosettes and the flags. Such a wonderful patriotic decoration. Going to add this to my list for things to do for next year. Love it! Thanks for joining us for the BBTB2 Patriotic challenge.

  14. Beautiful wreath! I love all those rosettes and the flags! Thanks for sharing it with us at My Sheri Crafts! :)

  15. Your wreath is so beautiful!!! I so love all the different rosettes, the colors, the flags and that banner. The ribbon hanger is great. Thank you so very much for joining our challenge at Exploring Cricut!!!! :)

  16. Beautiful wreath! Thank you for playing along with us at Scrappy Moms Stamps! :)

    - Mel

  17. Thanks ladies:) I really enjoyed making this. I love using my Imagine more and more.

  18. This is a great take on our BBTB2 challenge. Thanks for sharing it with us.

  19. I love your wreath. Makes me want to sing.(but for everyone's sake, I won't) Thanks for joining us at BBTB2. Stephanie

  20. Fabulous home decor project and so patriotic. Thanks for playing along at BBTB2.

  21. This is beautiful!! Thanks for joining us at Exploring Cricut:)


  22. This is a wonderful wreath. Thanks for playing along with us @ FCCB.
    Belinda - DT

  23. WOW! Is this ever fabulous! Thank for joining us at BBTB2. xxD

  24. What a gorgeous take on this challenge! I love it when we can use our cricut to create home decor. Thanks for joining us at FCCB. Great job!


  25. Your wreath is amazing! Great work! Thank you for joining us at FCCB this week!

  26. So fantastic and festive! Love it! Definitely need to make something like this sometime. You have inspired me. Thanks for joining us at CWCm FCCB and BBTB2. :)

  27. Your wreath is ADORABLE!!! I love how you used the cricut cuts beyond a card or layout!! I host the Scrappin' Saturday posts at Fantabulous Cricut & am going to showcase your wreath! Thanks for joining us for the challenge this week!

  28. Oh your wreath is gorgeous! I love the shape anf design. Thanks so much for joining us at BBTB2

  29. Donna, love this wreath! How creative! I really like all of them mixed prints and patterns in the paper... Thanks for sharing....

  30. This is so adorable! super fun project. Thanks for sharing your creativity with us at BBTB2!



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Donna Schnees

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