25 Days of Christmas Crafting Day 18 – Snowmen and SID Dec 2017

 

Here’s another sketch for you from Stick it Down.  I chose to use the tree shape and added a snowman just for fun!

All of the images on my card are from the Winter Frolic Cricut cartridge.  I searched on My Cut Search to find out which cartridges had Christmas trees on them and I thought this one was the cutest of those that I owned.

 


Stick it Down
has three sketches each month – a card sketch, a single page layout and a double page layout.  There is a prize package for a random participant this month chosen from all the entries.  Also, three people are selected to become guest designers!

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Evelyn

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25 Days of Christmas Crafting Day 17 – Bringing Home the Tree

We always get a real tree, most of the time a Frasier Fir because of how wonderful it smells, the shape of the needles, and its sturdiness.  We used to drive way out to the country to a small farm run by a home for teens, but the teens were the ones shaping the trees and it was always challenging to find one with a good shape.  More recently we’ve just been going to Lowes and have been having great luck.  This is the very first tree we looked at – one and done!  Love it!I used the Old Traditions stamp set by Unity Stamp Company along with a tag by Cre8ive Cuts to make these Christmas tags.I can always use more Christmas tags!!

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Evelyn

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25 Days of Christmas Crafting – Day 16 – Winter Animals

Day 16 of my 25 Days of Christmas Crafting is Winter Animals.  I thought about a cute winter fox file I have but decided on a polar bear instead, the one from the Cricut Joys of the Season cartridge.  That polar bear is so elegant.I put him on the Daisy Mini treat bag by Dreaming Tree with heart on tag eliminated.  The paper is my last piece of a beautiful discontinued paper from Close to My Heart.Actually, this is the second bag that I made.  The first one was made with old, cheap paper that I had in my stash.  It was too flimsy, and the dashes for the fold lines were too big, so I didn’t like it.  I put it aside and made the one above, adjusting the dashes in Silhouette Design Studio to make them thinner.  Later I took the blue one out of the trash and fiddled with it a little and was able to resurrect it.  I used a Martha Stewart punch for the snowflake. Now I have two bags!  🙂The twine used on both is Trendy Twine – Peppermint Stick and In the Navy.

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Evelyn

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25 Days of Christmas Crafting Day 15 – Holly and CIU Boxing Up the Holidays

Closing in!  Hope you have the holidays all boxed up.  We do over at Cut it Up Challenge Blog!  And that’s our theme this time around – boxes!  You can make a holiday box or a box for any occasion!  I’ve made a gorgeous holiday box (if I say so myself!) using some files from our sponsor this week, Ink on 3.

I combined elements from Holly Days One Piece Boxes and Cardinal Card SVG kit to make my box and I think it has a very elegant look in traditional Christmas hues.I cut the box at 14.25″ wide using 12 x 24 Cricut paper, so it’s pretty big.  It measures 3 1/2″ all around.  I popped up the side holly panels on foam tape as well as the front panel.I thought the cardinal element was so pretty; I love the look of a silhouette, and holly leaves just have their own magic.This is my second bow.  My original was bigger and yellow.  It just didn’t give me the look I wanted so I made another, smaller one using the green paper.  I really worked with the paper, wrapping it around a pencil and my finger until it curled nicely without making a fold.  Score tape holds it firmly in place.So that’s it!  Hope you make a box and link it up at Cut it Up.  You could win a $10 gift code from Ink on 3!

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Evelyn


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25 Days of Christmas Crafting – Day 14 – Mittens

I made a couple more gift card holders using the same file as on Day 6, but I was more careful about the placement of the images this time.  They close properly!  The mittens are from Miss Kate!

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25 Days of Christmas Crafting Day 13 – Reindeer and PDE Linky Party

This week’s challenge at PDE Linky Party is Reindeer.  There are so many fun ones out there to pick from.  I chose this beauty from the Lettering Delights Blooming Christmas Deer Place Card Holder.  The simplicity of a silhouette always seems so elegant to me.I cut the reindeer at 2″, 2.5″, and 3″ to represent a family.  This is another one-page-unit Mr. Benjamin Junior mini album from Kathy Orta King.   Here is the spine, just plain with a ribbon around it.  You can see that I also left the back of the album plain. Here is the inside:

The papers are from the Festive and Frosty paper pack by Penny Black.  This is the paper pack whose cover I used on this project!  🙂

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Evelyn


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25 Days of Christmas Crafting Day 12 – Snow and DCD Box

Day 12 coincides with my Die Cuttin’ Divas post.  The challenge there is to make a box and my theme today is snow so I combined the two and made a box with snow!  This birdhouse explosion box is from My Scrap Chick.You can see the scallops on the roof well in the photo below.  I thought it looked like snow so I made it white.  The edge of the bottom shingles was straight but after I assembled it, I though it should be scalloped, too, so I took my pinking shears to it.The paper is from my stash and the cardinal is clip art from my computer just print and cut in Silhouette Design Studio.  Here is the open box.For more inspiration, check out the fantastic boxes my design team sisters made at Die Cuttin’ Divas, then make your own.  Link it there, then click the button below and link it to my 25 Days of Christmas Crafting, too!  🙂

Evelyn

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