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Make Christmas Cards with your Cricut - cricut Christmas projects

Jun 11, 2021
today i'm going to show you how to use the drawing feature on

your

qriket explorer 2 or

your

cricut

make

r to

make

a super easy and cute

christmas

card. Hello everyone, I'm nick from thebeardedhousewife.com, this is the channel that shows you simple things. ideas on how to turn your house into a home, so today I want to show you how to make an easy Christmas card that I designed that uses the drawing function of your qriket machines. Now this is for qriket explorer air 2 or qriket maker. or any cutting machine you have that uses a drawing function like silhouettes and things like that.
make christmas cards with your cricut   cricut christmas projects
This is what it looks like. Now I'll show you how I used the two different colors of markers. Now you can do it too if you want. You could also have a solid color. I'll show you how to do it when we get into the design space, but I love the little pops of red. I think it adds a little dimension, but Again, it's totally up to you, so let's get to my blog. I'll show you how you can get the file and then we'll go into design space. There are just a few steps we need to take before we get started.
make christmas cards with your cricut   cricut christmas projects

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To do it right, we are here on my blog thebeardedhousewife.com. We will go to the resource library tab. If you don't have access to the free library, you can fill out the form at Get Access. An email will be sent to you. password and then you can enter the library, type the password that you received in the email and press enter and you will access all the files you will want to press the Christmas heart card file, click on that and download it to your computer and then we can open the qriket design space and adjust the card a little.
make christmas cards with your cricut   cricut christmas projects
Okay, we're on a new project in the design space. We'll head over to upload and then upload the image and click Browse and we'll find where. We download the file to our computer and press open and save. Now we highlight that image and press Insert Image and we will include it in our canvas. Now I know it looks a little different to the final result, but that's just because cricket is cricket. Design space automatically inserts images as a cut file, so to change this we're going to ungroup, now highlight this red heart layer and go to the line type menu and change it to draw next.
make christmas cards with your cricut   cricut christmas projects
I'm going to highlight the black heart. layer and change it to draw and you will see how the image changed there now everything is as it is supposed to be. I'm going to change the color of the red layer so that it is drawn with the red pen. This part is completely optional if you want everything to be one color, that's totally up to you. I like how it looks, so I'm going to change this layer to red. Now let's click on the fold line and change it to a marked line. and now you can highlight the entire card and select attach which will hold everything in place on the map and head up to do that and hit continue and you'll load your mat with the medium

cards

tock and then we'll be ready to cut well for this project we're going to need the green standard grip cutting mat, your

cards

tock Cricut pens, I'm using red and black, and the cricket shuttlecock.
I'm going to go ahead and load the mat into my machine and swap it out. I take out the fine point cutting blade for the roller and then add my pen. I'm going to fast forward this part of the video because the drawing feature takes a little bit of time, but in the end it's really worth it, so I'm going to fast forward, I'll also follow the prompts and design space on when to change the pen and the tool, everything is fine, it is already drawn and the card is cut, now we just have to fold it gently. marked line on the card and I'm going to take my Cricut scraper and press the fold just to make sure we have a nice, crisp fold line.
It's not that pretty. I love it. You can go ahead and add your sentiment. the inside of the card and you can take the envelope, the envelope template is included in your download which you downloaded from the blog, simply glue the tabs to form the car and then you can slide your card inside the envelope and stick it and your card will be ready to be sent by mail. I love the drawing feature on qrikets. It makes life much easier. I have very, very bad handwriting. The fact that all we really had to do was change a few things in the design space and the machine. you did the rest, you folded the card and that's it, I mean that really makes it very, very easy for this time of year.
I hope you like the file and I hope you make this card too because it's something different, I haven't really seen it before, if you like this video make sure to like and subscribe to my channel that way you'll know that every time you I publish a new video, visit my blog thebeardedhousewife.com. I have many qriket tutorials, especially card making tutorials. I'll post a link here at the top for my shadow box Christmas card. It's been very popular until next time guys, I'm Nick, I'm the bearded housewife, I'll see you. soon goodbye

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