For my card this week, I decided to make a 3D pop-up card. I have had this SVG file from The Dreaming Tree for some time and decided it was time to put out my Cricut and make one. I purchased the Tis The Season Pop Up Cards SVG Bundle (it includes 3 separate pop-up card designs) and this particular card is called, Let It Snow Pop Up Card SVG. I had some problems cutting it out. My Cricut didn’t like the card stock I selected, and the pop-up feature was problematic! I preserved and the results were amazing.
Card Front with envelop
Showing the way it folds, and card interior
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This week at the 52 Christmas Card Challenge we are looking for those pretty Christmas papers we stash away and never use. I made 2 versions of my card. The first version, I used a classic patterned paper with gold and black, but the end result, while pretty, don’t look like a Christmas card so I remade it using my favourite patterned paper by Carte Bella and suede paper by Paper Wishes. I am not sure if it is still being made, so I have my own little stash of it in various colours. To made my first card I used the standard setting provided with the High Heel SVG download by The Dreaming Tree. I downloaded the file to my computer, uploaded the design to Design Studio and cut out the pieces using my Cricut. The first card is A2 4.25 x 5.5. For the second card, It was just so darn pretty I had to create it in a 5 x 7 size. Vs using the 4 petal flowers included, I opted to resize the poinsettias from The Dreaming Tree, Poinsettia Planter/Christmastime Bundle to make the card more “Christmasy”. Note: Currently this card is being offered as a free download and they even have a full assembly video sailable.
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