Happy Holidays

Here's another fun card from my Cricut Explore and SVG files! This is my 2nd or 3rd time playing with the explore. Overall I'm impressed, but I was a little disappointed today at its performance with textured card stock. It was having a really hard time cutting my sentiment, and I tried several settings. If you've found anything that works with with cricut & textured card stock, please do let me know.

Anywho, Here's what I did. First I cut out a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 piece of white cardstock and stamped a falling snow background with assorted Hero Arts snowflake stamps. I then used a Spellbinders die to cut a window out ( I lined the die up with my Kelly Craft Get-It-Straight Laser Level to make sure it was centered well), which I then matted on a piece of cardstock cut out of a matching Spellbinders die one size larger. I then headed over to the trusty cricut to cut out this fun cup o cocoa and my sentiment.  I topped it off with some glittery fun on the whipped froth!
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There also happens to be a great deal on the Laser Square this week, Get a Multi-Mat free!!!
 

 
 
 
 SUPPLIES
Stamps: Hero Arts; Snoflakes 4x5, Decorate your Holidays, Snowflake Trees
Ink: Versa Magic; Aegean Blue
Cuts: svgcuttingfiles.com; 'cup of cocoa', Cricut; Wrap it Up 'Happy Holidays'
Dies: Spellbinders a2 curved matting basics
Tools: Cricut Explore, Spellbinders Grand Calibur

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6 comments:

  1. A fabulous card Kristina, a great design and a fantastic 'frothy' coffee die in the lovely panel - gorgeous stamped snowflakes!!

    Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs
    Heather xx

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  2. This creates the perfect holiday feeling!
    Thanks for playing at CTS this week!

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  3. Simply wonderful...I love how you used these fabulous colors and what a yummy looking cup of cocoa! Thank you so much for playing along with us at ColourQ, hope to see you again next week.

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  4. Lovely card! That cup of cocoa looks so good! Thanks for joining us this week at FCCB!

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  5. Oh, this is so fun! Fabulous take on the sketch

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  6. Kristina, what a nice card! Love the way you combined two challenges!

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