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Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog # 139 – Holiday Wishes

Happy Cyber Monday! Thank you for taking a moment out of your cyber shopping for those great holiday deals to join in the challenge fun over at Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog!  In step with the holiday season officially in full swing as of midnight this past Thursday, the challenge is to make a  holiday card!  Make sure you use  at least one Cricut cut and head on over and see what the design team has in store for your inspiration and link up a fabulous holiday card yourself!

For this card, I really wanted to break into some amazing holiday designer paper by Authentique (Yuletide and Jolly) I happened upon at my local scrapbooking store. I cut the card down to 5.5×4.25 inch (it fits in an A2 envelope).  I then cut down the next layer by a quarter of an inch and used a Chomp-A-Dile 1/2 inch to round out the edges.  I inked the edges of both the base card and first layer with Close to My Heart- Topiary.

Using Storybook cartrige,  cut two rectangles at 3 and 2.75 inches. I again rounded out the corners with a Chomp-A-Dial and inked the edges. The sentiment was from My Pink Stamper- Christmas Wishes.  The ink was Close to My Heart– Holiday Red. I finished this sentiment tag with Pop Dots for layering and twisted the waxed twine around the top layer.

For the candy cane, I used Gingerbread cartridge and cut the first layer only at 3 inches. I cut it 3 times and then using Pop Dots, I layered each candy cane. Using the Crop-A-Dile, I punched two holes into the top layer and then added the poinsettia brads.  I then added waxed twine bow using a Glue Dot.

Thank you for stopping by and head on over to Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog and link up an inspirational project! Thanks for sharing a piece of “getting into the Holiday Spirit” pie with me!

Linking Up To:

Paper Issues – Happy Holidays

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About apieceoflifespie

I am a stay at home domestic engineer that has a love for my family, food, writing, crafting, photography and most of all a clean and orderly house. I feel I was born in the wrong era in many things and the only thing I would change if I was a "Donna Reed or June Cleaver" kind of mom is that I would still get to wear my sweats and Crocs while washing the windows.

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  1. This is so pretty, Arin. I like the simple design and gorgeous texture on the traditional papers.

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  2. WOW Arin – this is such a wonderful card. Simplicity but beautiful. Have a great week.

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  3. I love this card. Almost looks like needlepoint.

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  4. Beautiful card Arin xhugsx Nikki x

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  5. I love it!! The papers and twine are great, but my favorite part—the poinsetta brads! Those look fantastic!!

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  6. Really beautiful card. All of the details are so pretty. I love the candy cane cut too!

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  7. Awesome card, girlfriend! I love how it’s so simple, yet so detailed at the same time. I love the colors & that paper is fab! Looking forward to entering the FCCB challenge. Big hugs!….

    Diana 🙂
    Leelee Card Designs

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  8. WOW! such a beautiful Christmas card and loved your Thanksgiving napkin rings below so cute:) I was stopping by from Decorate to Celebrate to check out your project but i will be back later to comment on that fabulous project! Have a great day!
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  9. I love this cute candy cane image and the paper is perfect! Love the whole look with the cute poinsettia brads! So festive and sweet!!! ~V

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  10. Super Duper Cute card!
    Have a wonderful Sunday,
    Migdalia

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