Monday, August 1, 2016

BBTB2: Cricut Andre's Aquarium and a Mermaid

My husband's main hobby these days is working on his aquarium and the salt water fish they contain.  Sometimes it's an all day project and other times he just likes to look at the tank.  He is always changing something or getting a new fish.  He doesn't name them, but we do have two "Nemo" clown fish.

I thought about our challenge at Bitten By the Bug2 this week, hosted by Laurie, from My Cards N Stuff,  which is in the theme of Ocean Creatures and it didn't take long to get an idea in my head.  Getting it on paper was another thing.  I put these pictures and cuts so many different ways on the page and with at least 7 background papers, that I almost gave up - it was one of those layouts which did not come together easily.  Even when I was done, I looked and thought - wow this looks unbalanced.  I do love the colors and used the 'print and cut' feature for the sea creatures - the fish, starfish, coral, and seahorse came from the Sea Life Cartridge.  The rock is from Disney Princesses, and the word Aquarium is from Family Album.

Join us in our Sea Creature challenge at BBTB2 this week by linking up your project to the blog.  Enjoy!


  1. Love the fish! My print and cut never works so I have given up trying, but this is great.

  2. I think your layout is perfect and very fishy. There are so many beautiful salt water fish. We used to have a tropical fish aquarium. I think our cat got a lot of enjoyment out of it. Probably looking for his next meal, lol. Your husband's aquarium looks fabulous and so do your images!!

  3. Your watercolor fish looks so great on the page.

  4. Wow, what a COOL aquarium! I think your layout turned out great-we are always too hard on ourselves as crafters. I especially like the two fish who look like they are giving each other the fishy eye!