Fawn: April 2021


Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Mother's Day Tea Party Ideas with Cricut

 This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cricut for Cricut. All opinions are 100% mine. This post contains affiliate links. 

Mother's Day is right around the corner and with the help of Cricut, you'll be able to create a beautiful Mother's Day tea party in no time. Celebrate mothers, mother figures and all women in your life  with these sweet party and gift ideas.

What You'll Need


Mother's Day Images

Mother's Day Card

Invite Mom to tea with this beautiful handmade card. She'll love this beautiful keepsake inviting her to attend a lovely luncheon in her honor. 

Create this card using the Cricut Cardstock of your choice. Follow the prompts on your Cricut Maker to cut out the card. Be sure to cut out a few extra butterflies to attach to tea cups or place around the table. 

Once your card pieces are cut out, assemble the card and secure the pieces using glue. Add a pretty paper butterfly to the card as well as to the tea cups. 

Love that little dainty touch the butterfly gives to the tea cup!

Mother's Day Rosette

Show Mom she's the best with this floral rosette she can proudly wear on her big day. Or you can always make one for yourself! 

Cut out Cricut Cardstock of your choice. I also used Adhesive-Backed Deluxe Paper, Anna Griffin® Rose and just kept the adhesive on. I loved the floral pattern of the paper and knew it would be perfect for the rosette. Follow the prompts on your Cricut Maker to cut out the pieces. Once the pieces are cut out, fold and assemble the pieces together and secure the paper using glue. 

 Mother's Day Tag and Gift Bag 

Mom will love this charming gift bag filled with her favorite lotion, lip balm, perfume and goodies. The added handmade tag is the perfect way to tie the gift together. 

Use your Cricut Maker to cut out two 8X8" pieces of pink fabric. I love that my Cricut Maker cuts the fabric quickly and perfectly so I can whip out several at a time. 

Fold down about an inch of fabric from the top of the bag and use a CRICUT EASYPRESS MINI to make the seam lay flat. Next, sew the seam together but keep the two ends of the seam open so you can thread your ribbon through. Place the two pieces of fabric right sides together and sew around the perimeter of the bag careful to not sew up the top seams. 

 Flip the bag inside out and cut off any loose threads. Attach a safety pin to a strand of ribbon and thread it through the open seams at the top of the bag.

Pull the ribbon together and tie on the sides. Your bag is all finished and ready to fill with sweet Mother's Day surprises! 

For the tag, use your favorite Cricut Cardstock in the colors of your choice.  Follow the prompts on your Cricut Maker and to cut the tags and flowers. Use your Debossing Tip to create the swirl on the tag. Next, layer the flowers on top of one another and attach to the debossed tag. Layer the debossed tag onto the patterned tag, attach the Happy Mother's Day sentiment and tie to the gift bag. 

Mother's Day Wrist Corsage 

Create a sweet wrist corsage for Mom to wear on Mother's Day. These flowers won't wilt, will stay fresh forever and are a wonderful keepsake for Mom to cherish.  

Using Cricut Cardstock in the colors of your choice, cut each piece of the flowers out. Once each piece is cut, you'll simply layer each piece on top of the other and attach together using adhesive. Hot glue a ribbon to the flower and allow to dry. Now this lovely keepsake corsage is ready to give to Mom! 

 Pretty Paper Daffodils

Scatter pretty paper daffodils around the table for a bright pop of cheer. You can add stems and place them in a vase for a pretty centerpiece or use them as place cards for the table setting. 

Use  Cricut Cardstock in yellow, white and green to create the daffodils. Follow the prompts on your Cricut Maker and cut out the pieces. Once the pieces are cut out, fold and adhere together to create the flowers. I love how these sweet daffodils turned out! 

I hope you've enjoyed these lovely Mother's Day tea party ideas with Cricut. Have a wonderful day!

Monday, April 5, 2021

Space Party Ideas with Cricut

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cricut for Cricut. All opinions are 100% mine. This post contains affiliate links. 

Looking for some out of this world party ideas? Get ready to blast off with Cricut and learn how to create stellar party ideas and decor for your little astronaut in training! From space themed party hats to cosmic gift bags, you'll be able to create something perfect for your space loving kids! 

What you'll need:

Cricut Maker 

Cricut Access

Infusible Ink™ Transfer Sheet Patterns, Galaxy

Cricut EasyPress™ 2, Raspberry - 9" x 9"

Cosmetic Bag Blanks

True Brushed Paper, Cool Water

Cricut Joy™ Insert Cards, Black/Silver Holographic

Cricut Joy

Images in Cricut Access

Happy Birthday Space Card

Space Party Hats

Space Favor Bags

I Need Space Zipper Bag

Space Goodie Bags

Create these cosmic cuties by opening up the  Space Favor Bags image in Cricut Access. Pick the color of cardstock and pen color you'd like to use to create the labels.

Follow the prompts Design Space to draw and cut out your labels. You can use a premade goodie bag to attach the space labels or you can search in Design Space for a goodie bag template. Cut out a few stars and shuttles and adhere them to the goodie bag and you're all set! Fill them with space themed treats, stickers and any other fun galactic goodies you can find!

Space Zipper Bag

This "I Need Space" zipper bag is a perfect gift for the birthday child. They can use the bag to carry their passport to the moon, a small note pad and pen to take notes while in space and of course, a few  snacks for the shuttle ride.  

Open the I Need Space image in Cricut Access and follow the prompts to create the cut. 

Be sure to click "mirror" to flip the image so it doesn't come out backward onto your project. 

Set the base material to Infusible Ink Trasnfer Sheet and create the cut. Once you have cut out your image, check out the easy tutorial found HERE on the Cricut YouTube channel to show how to apply the infusible ink to your project. 

Space Party Hats

I always say it's not a party unless party hats are involved! These interstellar party hats will be the hit of the party and they're so easy to create. 

Open theSpace Party Hats images in Cricut Access and follow the prompts to cut out the images. I used  True Brushed Paper, Cool Water to create these party hats and I fell in love with the shimmer. They were perfect for this project! 

Once your images are all cut out, fold the party hats and use adhesive to adhere them together. Attach stars, shuttles or planets to the hats and they're all set! 

Cut out a few extra planets, stars and shuttles and attach them to drink cups for a quick and easy party decor idea. 

 Out of This World Space Card
How perfect are these cute cosmic birthday cards? If you have a Cricut Joy, these cards will take only a couple minutes to whip up. Open the Happy Birthday Space Card in Cricut Access and follow the prompts. Using the Cricut Joy™ Insert Cards make this project fast and easy. Plus, the birthday guest will love this adorable interglactic birthday card handmade especially for them! 

Thanks so much for stopping by and have a stellar day!

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Jurassic Quest Drive Thru

If you've got a young paleontologist in the making then you definitely don't want to miss this! 

Utah friends, Jurassic Quest Drive-Thru Dinosaur Experience is coming to USANNA  Amphitheatre April 23-May 9 2021!  Get your tickets today at  JURASSIC QUEST. Jurassic Quest Drive Thru is the ultimate interactive drive thru experience, featuring over 70 MOVING and ROARING dinosaurs and our 50 - foot - long Megalodon! Previous events have sold out so get your ticket now! 

We had the opportunity to check out JURASSIC QUEST this past weekend and had the ultimate dino experience. Once we arrived we were greeted by a sleepy baby triceratops cradled by her handler. She was so adorable and the kids loved her!  

The expirence was enhanced by the Jurassic Quest audio tour exclusively for the drive thru experience that guests can play as they drive along. In case other cars back up, the narrator helpfully suggests pausing at some points so you can stay on target with the tour. 

The tour takes about an hour to drive through and your vehicle is moving at a snail's pace so you are able to take in the full experience without feeling rushed. The kids loved being able to hang out of the sunroof, swap seats and lean out of the window to get a good look at the dinosaurs. 

The kids were in awe of the massive size of the animatronic dinosaurs and loved learning all about the Cretaceous, Jurassic and Triassic Periods. The dinosaurs roar, move and are true to size! 

Jurassic Quest is a must-do experience for dinosaur fans, or anyone looking to do something outside of the ordinary while still being able to follow social distancing guidelines. I would suggest bringing snacks and water for the kids since kids love goodies during a show and this was definitely a spectacular show! We loved this immersive event where we could  ride through the Cretaceous, Jurassic, and Triassic periods. It was an amazing experience the kids will never forget!  

 Get your tickets now at JURASSIC QUEST!