Tuesday, December 7, 2010

"I Love Presents" Card using Cricut Seasonal Gingerbread Cartridge

Two days done and three to go!  I am in Greensboro NC and it is CHILLY!
I have to admit that the Gingerbread Seasonal cartridge is one of my new favs.  It is simple and can be used a number of ways.
I cut the present at 3 3/4 inches for this A2 card.  I used a printed Kraft paper for the base and a solid red for the layer.  I turned the layer over (face down) and sent it through the xyron and used MS glitter to add a little sparkle!
For my outside sentiment I used a Fiskers top note punch and inked the edges. I used a clear stamp that I got in the dollar bins at Michael's and added a bling for the dot of the it and the exclamation point. I added just a but of ribbon the the back side to add a little somethin' somethin'!
I used the same embossing folder on the green for the base on a 2" strip that I added to the envelope

Let's not forget about the inside of the card--this one is super simple I did a double mat with the color on the bottom and I added a bit of the same ribbon from the front to the inside.  I love make the inside and outside work together--I feel it makes the card look so much more expensive!
Make sure to stop by on Wednesday for yet another Kraft creation for the holidays. 
Make it a great one

11 comments:

  1. Such a nice card! I love the use of the Kraft paper, yet you dressed it up enough to make it be such a pretty Christmas card. Glad to see you back again.

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  2. Very nice! This cartridge is on my wish list!

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  3. That is a great card! I have kids so now I'm going to have to go to M's and find that stamp, lol. Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Super cute card! Love the wayt he glittery card pops off the card front!

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  5. Hi Bryan, I love the card and would like to know where you got the printed kraft paper. I use a lot of kraft paper but only have the plain. Thanks for all your work. Love your blog!
    myrnan2006@yahoo.com

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  6. That cart. reminds me of the car decals cart.
    Love your card!!!

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  7. So cute. I love how you coordinated everything. TFS

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  8. Great card! Love the glitter on the ribbon/bow on the present!! :)

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  9. Beautiful job! I love it, TFS! :)

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  10. Love your glitter technique--it is so simple yet to effective!
    Shellee

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  11. Bryan,

    I didn't think I liked the Gingerbread Seasonal Cartridge, but your amazing designs are making me reconsider! ;)

    I always love the inside of your cards (& now the envelopes, too)!

    Crafty hugs,

    Jennifer

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