Sunday, July 3, 2011

WALL-E Birthday

I could not sleep, usually happens when I'm on vacation, so I made good use of it and got started on my next card...I got a bit carried away and just kept working until I finished.

A long time ago I saw a really cool card base created on My Creative Time by Emma Aguilar.  Here is her video.  Take a look,  I got lots of good ideas from it.  

I had been dying to make a card base like hers.  As you can see, it worked!  It was lots of work though because my Gypsy is not cutting right so I had to do extra trimming to fix it.  

For the longest time I had wanted to use this WALL-E image, but couldn't think of what to do with him.  Well...my stamp set from Pink By Design arrived and on it I saw this sentiment that said "Today, i eat cake" It was perfect!  

The idea was that since WALL-E is a robot, he doesn't get to eat anything tasty like this.  But today he is getting his chance:) Yay for him! I can almost imagine his little robot voice saying "yum, yum."

I'm entering this card into the Birthday Sundaes challenge #16.  Hope you guys like it!

So here is WALL-E enjoying his cake.  


I love how it looks like he is thinking the sentiment! Totally not on purpose, but it works!


He longingly looks at his cake here...


I popped him up with pop dots.  You can see that a bit better at this angle. 


Sorry if I'm rambling...I am a bit sleepy now.  

Recipe:
Best of Pixar Cart: WALL-E at 4.50 inches, Rectangle at 5.36wx5.68h
Lacy Labels: Curvy shape at 5.69wx6.95h; second layer at 5.31wx6.48h, small label at 2.78wx1.96h; second layer at 3.03wx2.14
Sweet Treats: Cake slice 1.16wx1.90h
Paper:
Recollections, Coredinations, Tim Holtz


17 comments:

  1. oh my gosh, Maribel, this is absolutely adorable! You did a perfect job. And you are right, his facial expression really does look like he is saying "today I eat cake"! I love his eyes. So cute.

    Linda

    http://craftingwithnana.blogspot.com

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  2. This is soo cute- I am going to have to try this cut.

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  3. Oh Maribel, how very cute. I think we all have those days, where nothing will do but a big fat slice of cake.
    Happy 4th.
    Hugs
    Judie

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  4. Awwww...Maribel, this is sooo adorable! I get rambling in the middle of the night too...hehe! You did a fantastic job on this card! I love his look towards the cake! Thanks so much for joining us at Birthday Sundaes this week! I always enjoy seeing your work!

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  5. So cute & wonderful. Wall-E is a fav of mine & my daughter. I have the Pixar Cricut cartridge but not used it yet. What size did you cut the images? I'm a new follower of your blog.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"
    http://createdbysunshinehoneybee.blogspot.com

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  6. This is so cute!! I love your creative idea with the robot, the sentiment is absolutely perfect and FUN!! Thank you for playing along with my Birthday Sundaes challenge!

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  7. WOW!!! Your version of this card is INCREDIBLE!!! GREAT JOB my friend!;)
    Big Gypsy Hugs,
    Emma;)

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  8. An adorable card and so creative! It is just way too CUTE...LOVE IT!!! Great job, Maribel!!!

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  9. What a cute card. I love how 3D he looks. I am now your newest follower. Pleases stop by and say HI. Traci

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  10. OMG! It is adorable... love it... Thanks for playing along at Birthday Sundaes HUGS...SK :) AKA/ Scraps 4 Fun

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  11. Just the cutest card, Maribel! Love it so much. thanks for letting me know about the sale at cricutmachine.com I will definately have to check it out! I was torn between the sweet shoppe and the frames so hope I chose correctly for me! Will let you know!
    cindy Porter

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  12. This is really cute Maribel! Thanks for your nice comment on my blog, I am now a follower! :)
    Amy

    redheadedcrafter.blogspot.com

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  13. hehe this is just too cute! :) youre very creative !

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  14. I just saw the video from Emma on the base of the card. Your version is so good. I love how you embossed the blue.

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  15. I just love this card, makes me smile!

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