Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Cricut Artiste Lucy Purse


Another darling purse made with the new Cricut Artiste Collection by Close To My Heart. I have yet to count how many 3-D projects there are on the Artiste cartridge. You can view the full booklet here.  The Artiste cartridge features 700 images, the same amount of images found on the Art Philosophy cartridge.  Before the Art Philosophy cartridge, I owned a vast number of cartridges...the Art Philosophy cart rarely left my Cricut.  Until now, the release of the Artiste Collection has finally bumped the Art Philosophy cartridge from my machine.  Both cartridges are unique and are must haves for your Cricut collection.  Here is a close up of my bling-



I placed a velcro closure on my purse tab, so that it can be opened and closed.  My purse was created with the Lucy Paper Collection.  The Lucy line of paper products will be retiring 7/31/2012.  If you love the line, you need to order prior to 7/31/12.  Here is another view of the purse, just because I could not get a perfect photo tonight!


My purse was cut at 5" on my Cricut Expressions machine.  The cartridge cuts all the score lines for you.  A book of detailed assembly directions is included with the cartridge...easy step by step photos on how to assembly the 3-D projects.  Easy Peasy.  I added a little trim to the bottom of my purse and then added some pom poms.  This purse also has the option of adding a pocket to the front, which is not shown here.


All supplies by Close To My Heart:
Z1790 Cricut Artiste Collection-Avail 8/1
X7149B Lucy Paper Packet
Z2193 Cotton Candy Ink
Z1384 Pink Collection Ribbon
Z1360 Rhinestone Brads


I have entered my purse in the following challenges:

Crafty Ribbons - Inspiration (Pink!)
Decorate to Celebrate - Birthday Party Decoration
Do You Stack Up? - Colour (Pink, Green)
Make it Monday - Anything Goes 
My Mum's Craft shop -No Cards Allowed  
Scrap It Girl  - Good things come in small packages
Squigglefly - Recipe: Ribbon/Lace, Brads/Eyelets, Die Cuts/Punchers
Stampin' Sisters in ChristSparkle          
That Craft Place -Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by!  Feel free to e-mail me with any questions in regards to my projects or the new Artiste Collection.  More to come tomorrow!

28 comments:

Marjorie said...

What a beautiful project hunnie...Thanks for linking up with us this week at Make it Monday...
Hugs,
Marjorie
xx

Rhonda Emery said...

very cute thank you for joining us at decorate to celebrate

Lovely Linda said...

Hi Allisa - this is adorable! Love the buckle - perfect for this image! Thank you for sharing with us today at the Stampin' Sisters in Christ Challenge this week! We appreciate your support! {{{hugs}}}
Linda SSIC Design Team

Sharon Jones said...

Wow, absolutely beautiful purse, Allisa!! I am so inspired! Thanks for playing at Squigglefly and looking forward to seeing more of your beautiful creations!
Hugz2u...

Lisa said...

Very pretty Allisa, love the pink pompoms! This would be great for Mothers Day!

WencheP said...

Very cute. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

Carrie said...

This is brilliant work!! Great finishing touches!

Thank you for joining us at MMCS this week x

Holly said...

What a darling little purse this turned out to be! I love your fuzzy pom pom trim and the bling on the closure really dresses it up! Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge!

Elizabeth Hart said...

Allisa - this is such an adorable purse - I would like a real one just like it - too fun! Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Squigglefly Challenge.

Mary Jo said...

Very cute! Thanks for joining us at DYSU.

Morgan said...

Followed you here from MiM, so glad that I did, what a gorgeous project. I have been ummming and ahhhing over getting a Cricut, I think it's time to get one!

Norma said...

Gorgeous bag! I love the bling on the front and the pom pom:) Thank you for joining us over at Decorate to Celebrate!!
Hugs,
Norma

Diane said...

What a cute purse. It's absolutely adorable. What girl wouldn't love it!? Thank you so much for joining the challenge this week at Stampin' Sisters in Christ. We are delighted to have your inspiration there! Diane Noble (SSIC-DT)

Jenny said...

Wow! Saw you on MIM! I have blog candy! My Blog Candy

Cheryl said...

Beautiful project! I love the bling on the clasp.

I’m stopping by from MIM. (I’m entry #226)

~Cheryl~

**I am having a give-away on my blog. Feel free to stop by if you are interested.**

Creative M said...

Gorgeous Purse!!!Love it!!My favorite is the Pom Pom's..lol..too cute!Saw it at decorate to celebrate!

Migdalia

Julia said...

I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to come visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS! My entries are: #89, #90, #91, #151, #154, #155, #173, #254 and #255.
I would love to have you visit my blog!
Hugs,
Julia

THERESA said...

This is great and a super idea as a personal gift at a party, love it!!
lotsa luv

Suzanne C said...

Sweet purse! Love the glittery button as your focal point! Glad you joined us at Simon Says Stamp and Show!

Kezzy said...

Wow such a gorgeous purse love it. Thank you for joining us at That Craft Place Challenge Blog :-) Kerry x

Becky B. said...

Your little purse is absolutely adorable!! I love the tiny pink pompom trim and the sparkly button closure - nice touches! Thanks for entering Scrap-It-Girls July challenge. :)

wannabcre8tive said...

Wow, that is so cute. Thanks for joining us in the Squigglefly challenge.

Maya said...

So cute! The papers looks like a perfect choice for this purse! Thanks for playing along with Scrap It Girl!

Julie said...

This is SO pretty. I love the trim that you put on the purse. I'm planning a princess party for my daughter and I've been contemplating doing purchses for the goodie bags. Thanks for the inspiration!

I hope you stop by the fun at www.thecricutchirp.com

Dawn said...

This is adorable! Thanks for playing at Scrap It Girl, good luck!

Rebecca said...

What a super cute bag! Thanks for joining the challenge at Scrap It Girl!

Rina Gonzales said...

Thank you for entering the Scrap It Girl "Good Things come in Small Packages" Design Challenge. Your entry is so chic, I love it!!! For more crafty inspiration follow my FB Page: www.facebook.com/mothershipscrapbookgal
xoxo, Rina Gonzales, Scrap It Girl Design Team Member

Laura {aka scrapaddict} said...

Such a sweet little gift box! Thanks for entering the ScrapitGirl July Challenge!!

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