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Thursday, November 27, 2014

Almost Christmas blog hop

Today I made a Grinch decorated Plate to share with you today. used an svg file I created and loaded it into my design space, I used A Childs Year for the font. and Black and yellow vinyl. 
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014


Vintage November 24
I made a plaque using a png I got off the Internet and cleaned it up in design space. I used
butter pecan folk art paint,did the deign in black vinyl. Than I added the saying using child's year and used gold vinyl. I sealed it with to get a glossy look to it. Have a crafty day!
                                                                                                           Hugs, Dina

Friday, November 21, 2014

grincy poop!

I made this Grincy Poop plate using design space and print than cut. I used a childs year  and white vinyl for the wording. I than sealed it with sparkle modpodge. Have a crafty day! Hugs, Dina


I made this glitter ornament using glitter it on the inside so the fine glitter would adhere. Than I cleaned olaf up in design space,added the name and year using white vinyl.
Have a crafty Day, Hugs ,Dina

print than cut

I id Marilyn Monroe in design space,I than added the monogram using vinyl and dafont monogram modpodge.

 did the same with wonder woman. Have a crafty day, Hugs,Dina
kkk covered mug in glossy

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Tuesday November 11, 2014 with My Cricut Craft Room and Design Team- Fall Theme
Hello everyone!
I made this easel card using mothers day boquet,and flower shoppe.
  the leaves were cut at 4.92 inches,The sunflower was cut at 5.59 inches and the center was cut at4.13 inches.
Have a crafty day! Hugs, Dina

Friday, October 31, 2014

T shirts I made for my daughter and her friend for Halloween costumes. they are going as Barbie and boyfriends will be Ken. I used the cricut pink glitter htv, and my cricut explore using the elephant phot.

Here are some ornaments I made with my cricut explore. Some are layered vinyl and some are with print than cut.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

October 22, 2014 Stylish

 I made a spinner Birthday card using Design Space and suburbia and Art Deco, along with Nifty 50s text.
I also used lacy labels and my cuddle bug and the swirl folder to emboss it. I used 2 pennies for the spinner, and attached all the cuts with pop dots to add dimension. I also used writing feature on the explore for the sentiments. I Ran the ladies dress and the inside of the wine glass through create a station than added glitter. I also used wink of Stella pens for added shimmer.I did not show the message inside as I added someones name to it.

Monday, October 20, 2014

used my explore and design space ,vinyl, wood and paint. I layered some of the designs. Great addition for my fire pit!

Christmas ornaments

Used xtra fine glitter,design space and explore,plus mod podge over the vinyl  to seal it.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Welcome to  the Halloween Decor Blog Hop! Today I made wreath for the front door.
I used Tags,bags,Boxes and more along with Holiday cakes,Create a Critter 2,Teresa Collins chic and scary.
I also used my create a station to add glitter to the cuts which are 4 inches each.I
used a grape vine wreath base and wrapped it in black spider web material.I used my explore and design space . Have a crafty day! Hugs! Dina
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Friday, October 10, 2014

Friday October 10,2014 Disney

I created a wall hanging using Pooh and friends,and Art Deco. I also used wink of Stella pens for some shimmer. I made all my characters 4inches and the Tree i made fit to page. I used design space to create all my cuts. I used pebbles chalk to add some depth to the page along with the peachy keen character faces on the sun. I used some dark green card stock for the grass and some pattern paper I had in my stash for the sky. I used pop dots so they would have dimension and used  a 12x12 piece of chip board.

Monday, October 6, 2014

Marilyn monroe wall hanging

This was so much fun to make. I used my explore,design space and vinyl.I than put it on a white canvas so I can hang it in my craft room.It took a long time and weeding was challenging but it was worth the end result! have a crafty day! Hugs, Dina

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Mason mug

This  Is the back of the mug,humming bird and flower done with vinyl,design space and cricut explore!
The front is done  with a split monogram I created in design space.
Have a crafty day! Hugs! Dina

Glitter ornaments

I made this glass glitter ornaments with my explore,fine glitter,glitter it and vinyl.
Have a Crafty Day! Hugs! Dina!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

September 23,2014 Classy

I created a glitter stemmed wine glass using a split monogram letter I downloaded into my design space along with A child's year . I used black and silver vinyl and 2 coats of silver fine glitter. I used mod
podge on the stem so that the glitter would adhere to it.I also sealed the glitter with triple thick gloss glaze 3 very thin layers and let dry very good between each layer.

Friday, September 19, 2014

anything embossing

Anything embossing

I created a scene card using an svg I created and loaded into design space,
I also used my cuddle bug Swiss dots folder for my little boys outfit and the swirl folder for the grass.
I used glossy accents and wink of Stella markers to add some shimmer along with some pebbles chalk for shading. I also used Nate's ABC, and

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Halloween Blog hop September 13,2014

I made a Halloween flameless tea light centerpiece to share with you today.I used a regular size fish bowl and covered the whole thing with white Staz on opaque.The Happy Halloween came from Happy Hauntings, The moon came from Folk art festival and the cat came from Teresa Collins Chic and Scary. I also used Black vinyl. I used Design space to create my cuts.

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2..   {Janis DeGouff}
3.   Http://  {Dina Criscio Mccarthy}
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Dont mess with a Princess


I created this using a mason jar mug. I used pink and purple vinyl. The split letter I created and downloaded into design space.The font I used for the name of course I forgot to write down and I forgot,but it is from one of the fonts in design space.The Don't mess with a Princess saying I got from the Cricut Disney cart Best of Disney classics. Have a Crafty Day! Hugs! Dina


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

I made this for a christmas gift. I used the suburbia cart along with a childs year for the font. I used silver glitter and black iron on.Enjoy and have a crafty day! Hugs! Dina

Monday, August 18, 2014

Dina Mccarthy is a wife and mother of a 17 year old daughter.Dina also works as a hairstylist part time,and loves children and animals.Crafting has been a passion of hers for many years.The Cricut Explore and Design Space are her tools of choice.She is very excited about being a part of this design team and looks forward to working with everyone.Dina just started a blog called Aldina Rose Designs  which can be found at  and looks forward to start posting her creations.Here are a few of her favorite creations.