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Monday, August 10, 2009

My Purple Cricut!

I saw on the cricut board all these cool colored cricuts and well.. I wanted one too!
So I took the plung and painted mine purple and blue!

Here's the prep picture.. I had a heck of a time getting the rub-ons off from when I altered it before.. (see my Altered Cricut post for before pictures) so I just spray painted over the ones I couldn't get off..

And here it is done!

Painted and Done

Painted and Done

Did you know.. that spray paint eats through foam?!
I found that out while doing my touch ups! - I even had 2 bowls, and it ate right through them! Tin or plastic works MUCH better!!
Hole in bowl


eiyiyi said...

Very pretty. For me, I think it would be easier to paint my room to match the cricut and ATG gun, than to paint either one of those. You did a great job! hugs, eileen

Scrapamum said...

That looks fantastic. How did you do such a great job?

~Christina~ said...

Ooooooh....that is pretty! great job :)

Teese's Scraps said...

beautiful job. love the colors esspecially the purple

Cathy said...

That is awesome! I'm not that brave. Took me some time before I decided to paint my ATG (purple of course).

ThePurplePlace said...

I LOVE it! I wish so much I was brave enough to paint mine!

I would paint it PURPLE too!

Christine said...

Nooo I couldn't find it in my heart to defile my cricut, I love my bug just the way it is. But yours looks lovely and i love purple/lilac too ;-)

Suzzi said...

Brave it is. 1? did you spray in the bowl and use a brush or sprayed. I know I would have problems covering the dials. That takes talent (covering non-linear edges) and you did awesome!

all4sydney said...

I LOVE it Amanda!!! Thanks for the tip! I had no idea!!