Sunday, January 16, 2011

Gypsy Tip from Me

You know I love my Gypsy and I play with it like a video game. Sometime I design things and forget what I had in mind. So.... I came up with an idea and it may help you. 
My Tip
What you do is make one of the layers for notes to yourself. Like number things or write the color you are want to use.

I keep seeing all these new die cuts and punches that I want. Then I think I should be able to make that with all the cartridges I have. I found some I liked and made a file. Then I cut a sample sheet.
This is the sheet of label I made. After I choose the one I want I can make it any size.  It isn't perfect because it is just a reference sheet for me.
This is how it looks on my Gypsy.
This is Layer 1. I have the eye closed for the next two layer. You get the layers my tapping the + sign.
This is how my tip works. On one of your layers write a number or the colors you want to use. The next layer is the image.
This is layer 2.
Then I open a third layer and work with want I want by using the copy and paste button. 
Layer 3 is a label I need for this week.

This is the label I am going to use.

This one I call label 10.  I will be using this one this week on a special project for something I am making for my Guest Designer Day at SP & Company on Friday.  The lines were made with SP & Company Scallops and Lines stamp set. This really is a very useful set.

Here is another example of a file I have saved with the colors I want to use.
This is layer 1.
Layer 2
This is what it looks like with both eyes open.

This is so helpful to me and I hope this will be helpful to you. If you have any questions please ask. I love to help when I can. 

Please leave a comment so I know you were here and what you think of my Gypsy Tip.

Thanks for stopping,


Dawn said...

Linda I love the labels you have made.These are just perfect.
What a wonderful tip also about setting a page for the details, how many times do we have a great idea and totally forget what we wanted to do with it.

Thanks for sharing

thescrapmaster said...

WOW that is a great idea!! I really need to master this Gypsy thing!


Staying Crafty said...

I'm such a Gypsy addict! *LOL* I have written things as color reminders and such before too if I have a lot on one page. I've never tried the numbering idea :)

Cricut Chick said...

This is an awesome idea Linda. Thank you so much for sharing this with us!

Cricut Chick

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

i'm lucky i attempt to use my cricut and no, i do not have a gypsy. i'm an old timer who loves my big shot and that's good enough for me. but wow! you did fabulous with this. very creative. thanks for sharing..... and it's always good to see you.

hugs :)

Tracey said...

What an awesome idea....I'm going to use this.