There are many blogs and websites, along with HubPages on how to make a card along with scrapbooking ideas too. In fact the two crafts tend to go hand in hand because most of the scrapbooking supplies including 12"x12" cardstock and the embellishments all can be used for homemade cards and scrapbooks.
Supplies & Settings:
- Cartridge: Winter Woodland
- Card Size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
- Speed: Medium
- Blade Depth: 2
- Pressure: High
- 3 Shades of coordinating plain cardstock
- 1 Printed piece of cardstock
Cut three of the <Snowflk4> page 35, Using Shadow/Blackout, Real Dial Size, with three different colored cardstock:
- 3 1/4"
- 3 1/2"
- 3 3/4"
Cut 1 square of a coordinating print cardstock to a 5 1/4" x 4" size.
I use the Cricut 12" paper trimmer for basic square cutouts. It does a great job and is very accurate.
The kit pictured is very essential for your Cricut crafting projects. All the tools and some really nice scrapbooking cardstock is included.
- Affix the Printed Square to the front of your card
- Affix the biggest snowflake background 3 3/4"
- Affix the next biggest snowflake background 3 1/2"
- Affix the smaller snowflake background 3 1/4"
- Cut 1 <Snowflk4>, page 35. Settings: Layers key, Size 3 1/2"
- Cut 1 <Snowflk4>, page 35. Settings: Layers key, Size 3 1/4"
- Cut 1 <MgcWntr>, page 68. Settings: Shift key, Size 1 1/2"
- Cut 1 <MgcWntr>, page 68, Settings: No Shift key, Size 1 1/2"
Small Adhesive Dots:
- Affix the 3 1/2" intricate Snowflake to the card front
- Affix "The Magic of Winter" background to card front
- Affix the more intricate "The Magic of Winter" on top of the background cutout
- Affix the 3 1/4" intricate Snowflake to the card front
The front of your card should now look like this.
If you choose, cut 3 smaller snowflakes for embellishments on the front, <Snowflk4>, page 35. Size 1"
If you choose, find a small pretty bow for scrapbooking and glue it to the center of your snowflake.
Now you have a card celebrating the magic of winter along with hoping for it to end soon.
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