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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Day Twelve of Christmas Projects - Canvas Quote

Day Twelve is a canvas I made for my mantel. I have not done many projects like this so I was still learning as I went.

Lesson 1 - Transfer tape is your friend
Lesson 2 - Placing a book in the middle of the canvas makes the vinyl stick much better

Yay! All twelve projects are complete which includes 50 handmade cards, 20 tags, 6 pop up gift card holders, 7 hot cocoa sliders, 1 scrapbooking layout and 1 canvas!

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Day Eleven of Christmas Projects - Quick Pop Up Card

It is December 16th - Crunch time! If you are making cards, I imagine you want them to be simple and quick. Here is my suggestion. It is from the Cricut cartridge Simple Pop Up Cards. This cartridge is included in the Design Space subscription.

I needed to put something on the outside.

I used a Crayola thin marker as well as my scoring tool on this card.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Twelve Days of Christmas Projects - Day 10 Tags

Welcome! Tags - everybody needs them... Here are a few ideas
Use a pen in your Cricut Explore. This was so quick to do!

Use pocket cards and add a few embellishments.

Chop up your holiday stacks of paper. I'm sure there are some tags hidden in your paper stacks.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Twelve Days of Christmas Projects Day 9 - Christmas box card

This is my first ever box card. I love how it turned out! Now I want to make more! I have been asked for a holiday card submission for The Paper Garden. (so nice) This is my entry. You can see ALL the entries below. Please click to vote or to enter yourself!

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Twelve Days of Christmas Projects Day 7 - Yoda card

I am amazed at all of the Star Wars merchandise in the stores this year with the new movie coming out. I usually try and do some holiday cards that are current on trending topics so I knew I needed some Star Wars cards this year.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Twelve Days of Christmas Day 6 - Doctor Who card

Last year, my Doctor Who Christmas cards were a hit so I knew I wanted to make another.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Twelve Days of Christmas Projects Day 5 - Jack Skellington card

Our daughter loves the movie The Nightmare Before Christmas. I made this card with her in mind.

Friday, December 4, 2015

Twelve Days of Christmas Projects Day 4 - Wine Quote Card

I love this quote and thought it would be a funny card for my neighbours. I started working on it in Design Space with the fonts but ended up printing off wine bottle tags and trimming them. This card was super quick to put together!

You can find this printable at Oh My Creative
I hope to see you Monday for Day 5!

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Twelve Days of Christmas Projects Day 3 - Ugly Sweater Card

Welcome to Day 3 of Christmas projects!

I knew I needed to make an ugly sweater card this year because they are all the rage. Every single store seems to have them stocked (even non-clothing stores). For this card, I used the Cricut cartridge Sweater Weather. Love these "stitchy" cuts!

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Twelve Days of Christmas Projects Day 2 - Elf on the Shelf layout

We all have those photos of a mischievous Elf on the Shelf. Now is the perfect time to scrapbook them! Our elf is named Ruby and she has a lot of fun in our home each December. I searched high and low to find a free Elf on the Shelf cut file. This one is from Crafting with Meek. I suggest cutting it quite large because there are some tiny pieces or print and cut it.

Our silly elf was playing with my daughter's Instax camera! Love those instant cameras.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Twelve Days of Christmas Projects Day 1 - Hot Cocoa Slider

Welcome to my twelve days of Christmas projects! I wanted to start off featuring hot cocoa sliders. I made these with an svg from myscrapchick. I love making these for my kids to give out at school to secretaries, teacher's aides or even friends.

Here are hot cocoa sliders that I have made in previous years! Enjoy and be sure to join me tomorrow for Day 2 of Christmas Projects!