Monday, December 31, 2012

FCCB - "Get Organized" Cricut Crawl

 Hello and Happy New Year!

I simply cannot believe we going to begin 
2013 tomorrow.  I remember in 1999 all of the hoopla about what would happen when it turned to 2000.  Well folks, we are still here and still crafting!  WooHoo

One very popular resolutions is to get organized.  We have already started over at Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog.  

That is your challenge this week.  To create an organizational project using your cricut to make it or decorate it.  Not only is it our challenge we want you to crawl through our blogs and see all of our inspiration.  

This was the most difficult project I have ever experienced to photograph.  Sorry! Of course, if I didn't always wait until the dead of night that might help...LOL

 I altered a bright pink train case to hold my embossing folders.
 On the top I used Basic Grey Soleil collection.
Modge podged a collage of several of the papers I liked.  I also wanted a little unexpected so I used the leopard print ribbon. 

 The inside of the lid also has the same papers.
 Here is where my cricut came in.  I used the Fabulous Finds cartridge and cut file folders out of white card stock.  Embossed them with a folder and then used my distress ink to highlight the embossed area.  Then I store that embossing folder in that file folder.  So I can easily flip through them to see what I have and what I want to use for my projects.  As you can see I have a few more folders to make.  34 to be exact...LOL

We have so many prizes for you this week...
Many of the DT is offering blog candy so make sure you crawl through to everyone.

                      Here is the line up in case you get lost:
                            Missy -
                 Tammy -
                         Connie -
                Jamie -
                     Brianna -
Arin -
                          Cicily -
          Cyndy -
                     Diana -
              Nikki -
                        Susie - 
                        Janea -

 Here is my blog candy.  All you have to do is be a follower of my blog and leave me a comment on this post.  Easy Peasy!
Sterilite Medium ShowOff Storage

This way you can begin to organize your own embossing folders.  If you win you have to promise to send me a picture of your organization project! :-)

Talk to you later... 
Until then...Be safe and Create!


  1. What a wonderful idea for holding embossing folders! I was thinking of getting rid of one of these little bags that I no longer use - not anymore :D Modge Podge here I come :D Thanks for the idea!

  2. Beautifully done, gr8t idea too!

    TFS, I am already a follower!

    mzcherub at gmail dot com

  3. What a beautiful way to store your folders and you can easily tell which ones have to be returned when you are all done and they are easy to see in the case. Very clever!!!
    Thank you for the great idea and a very Happy New Year to you and yours! :)

  4. what a great idea for storing the folders.....and a chance to win an organizer....thanks !!! and Happy New Year.

  5. Great idea! I have been looking for a good way to store my embossing folders and this is fabulous!!

  6. Super fun idea and looks great. Love the inking of the folders to show off the design.

  7. Beautiful box and brilliant idea Janea I simply love it !! xhugsx Nikki

  8. I've been a follower for awhile. Like the embossing folder project with all the ribbons & embellishments on the outside. Wonderful New Year's Resolution organization project. MY email address is and sub the symbols for the words in parens:
    sunshine_honeybee2004(at sign)yahoo(dot)com
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  9. Cute idea. I like the way you embossed the file divider with the embossing folder. Clever idea. Thanks for the chance to win

  10. Very cute idea, I love it. I'm a new follower. or

  11. Awesome project Janea! I love this idea and the time and work you put into this just shines through! This is one chic embossing folder storage source! Happy New Year!

  12. Great project. I need to get on organizing all my stuff!

  13. Great idea, especially those folders inside that show off the patterns.

  14. Yep, 1999. Very cute idea! I think my mom has one of those, I might have to alter too.

  15. This is an awesome idea and very cute too! Love those folders...I don't have that cart but now I want it!


  16. Your project turned out great! Wishing you a wonderful 2013!

    Rhonda :)

  17. I really like this idea. I became a follower. Have a Happy New Year.
    Rae Ann O.

  18. Already a follower:-) Super storage idea - love how you decorated your box and using the distress ink to show up the embossing - genius:-) Hsppy New Year.

  19. what a amazing project. Love the idea behind this. I am a new follower.

  20. great idea. I'm already a follower

  21. Great idea to organize your folders and know exactly how they will look embossed. TFS. I'm a new follower.

    dietzrobles at yahoo dot com

  22. So cute loving this Idea !! I need to do something to organize my embossing folders ASAP . TFS
    DT sister

  23. Absolutely fabulous!! Miss you girls at FCCB!! Happy 2013!

  24. Terrific box Janea! I love the variety of colors and patterns!! Happy New Year!!!

  25. Love this idea.


  26. Oh what a great idea. I'm always looking for ways to organize all my cards, and this looks like a great idea.

  27. Great idea for embossing folders. I did it w/a plastic draw. Only I like your dividers which i don't have.

    marg0006 at verizon dot net

  28. awesome project!! thanks for sharing and the chance to win i'm a follower

  29. I follow your blog now, love your project, I've been thinking of creating folders for my cuddlebug folders as well, I even have some cut files somewhere....some day...

  30. I love all your little details! Cute!

  31. Great project! My next big purchase will be an embossing machine. I just found your blog after playing along with FCCB. I am now a follower.

  32. Pretty details you put on that cute embossing holder! What creative idea!!

  33. Love the suitcase idea! I think I have one of those in the back of the closet! TFS


  34. Super cute and great idea! Sorry I'm late running through the hop!
    DT Hugs,


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