Artiste in August Blog Hop – Day 14: Bow Tie Box

Welcome to day 14 of the


Thank you for joining us for this month-long blog hop featuring projects from the fabulous *NEW* Cricut Artiste Collection exclusively from Close To My Heart.

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If you are coming from Jen Patrick’s blog, you are on the right path. If this is your first stop, then continue on by clicking on the link to the next hopper at the end of this post.


If you have been following along this month, then you have probably already noticed my new themed website. It is a work-in-progress, so please bare with me! I think we are good at this point as long as you can see each of my new blog posts and I have transferred all my posts from my old website to here. So, here we go…

Today we are featuring the Bow Tie Box on pg. 75 of the Cricut Artiste Handbook.

I created a backpack out of the Bow Tie Box and included a gift card holder. As you can tell, I altered the Bow Tie Box by adding a flap that matches the little pouch on the front of the backpack. I used the new Scholastic Paper Packet for this project and I think the backpack will hold a mini survival kit for a teacher perfectly!

Here is a view of the back of the backpack.


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Well, that’s it for today. Hop on over to Melinda Everitt’s blog and see what she has created for you today.

Thank you for joining us today and be sure to come back tomorrow. If you haven’t gotten your hands on the *NEW* Cricut Artiste Collection, click here to visit my CTMH website to shop now!


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  1. very cute!!

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