MKC Guest Designer


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Surprise everybody!!! I am guest designer for today on Miss Kate Cuttables. I was so happy when I discovered her site a few years back. I check back everyday to see what the new Freebie file is and I use her cuts a lot in my cards. When I found out that I was being offered a guest spot on her site, I was SUPER excited. I love doing all kinds of crafts and especially cardmaking. I make a lot of Birthday and Christmas cards every year. For today, I decided to showcase some Christmas cards I made using these 2 files from Miss Kate Cuttables. (Santa Paws and Frosty Fun).

For the first card I used the files which can be found here (http://www.misskatecuttables.com/products/product/santa-paws-cat.php#).

 

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Here is a closer look.

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I cut out the images using my Cricut Explore and Cricut Design Space. Then used my Xyron to assemble the pieces easier. After assembling the items, I used Clear Wink of Stella on “Santa”, the holly and the bow. On the leaves, I used Wink of Stella – Green 040.

For the face on the cat, I used Peachy Keen Stamps – PK110 Here Kitty Kitty Face Assortment. Used StazOn – Jet Black ink and Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder. Brightened up the eyes using Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen. Adding a touch of pink, green and red markers to accentuate the eyes and mouth.

Patterned paper is from Bo Bunny –  Silver and Gold Collection Paper – 6 x 6 in pad.

Square stitched backgrounds is cut out using My Creative Time -Stitched Squares Inside and Out. Went around paper background edges with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Vintage Photo.

For my next card, I used the files from “Frosty Fun” which can be found here (http://www.misskatecuttables.com/products/product/frosty-fun.php#)

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Here is a closer look.

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Used Sharpie – Gold Medium Point – Water Based Paint to go around the edge of the card. Recollections Christmas Ink Jet Printable Glitter Paper for the snow scene and igloo. Aleene’s Glitter Snow below the feet and igloo. Extra snowflakes from Holiday Time – Snowflake Stickers – Forever in Time.

Background paper – Recollections – Blue Christmas – 6 x 6 in. paper pad. Edging – Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Tumbled Glass.

Below are the files that I used.

Santa Paws SVG cat clipart cat svg cute cat clip art christmas svg               Frosty Fun SVG cutting files snow svg files winter svg cut files penguin svg files cute clipart

Hope you like them!

Miss Kate Cuttables, thanks again so much for allowing me to be a Guest Designer on your site today. I enjoyed making the cards and had fun using the files.

 

 

 

 

 

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Reindeer and Duck Christmas Cards


Hi There,

Sharing a couple of cards made from Too Cute By Jessica – Christmas Animals SVG Cuts designed by Jesssica Owens 2014.

Using my Cricut Explore and Cricut Design Space, I uploaded the images and then cut the pieces out for the little animals.

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Here is a close-up of the image:

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For the eyes on both cards, I used Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen and General’s Charcoal White 558 Pencil, black chalk for the shadow and Pigma Micron 01 black marker for the eyelashes.

For the background snow, I used White Permanent Chalk Marker on blue cardstock.

The background papers are from Pebbles – Home for Christmas paper pad – 36 papers- 6 x 6 in (15.2 x 15.2 cm).

My Creative Time – Scalloped Stitched Oval Dies were used for framing the deer.

For the mound of snow I used Recollections – Christmas Inkjet Printable Glitter Paper – 8.5 x 11″ and Lawn Cuts – Simple Stitched Hillside Borders – Lawn Fawn.

Ribbon banner is from Craftin Desert Diva’s –  “Flag Banner Dies”

Sentiment – My Creative Time – Prehistoric Holidays Stamp Set.

Using the same die cut set, I also made this cute little duck card.

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Here is a close up:

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For the music background paper, I stamped the musical notes with Recollections – Capturing Special Memories wooden stamp, Versa Fine – Onyx Black and Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder. Then I inked up the paper with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Vintage Photo.

The patterned paper behind the duck is from American Crafts – “Holiday” 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm).

The patterned paper above the musical notes is from Heidi Swapp – HS01073 – 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm).

Sentiment – Craftin Desert Divas’s – Holly Day Punnies – VersaMark ink and Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail.

Die Cuts used – Craftin Desert Diva’s – Fancy Stitched Label Dies.

Hope you like them!

 

Singing Elves


Back to share a couple of singing elves cards that I made.

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Singing Elves2Here is a closer look.

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Used my Cricut Explore and Cricut Design Space to cut out the images for the elves using an .svg cut supplied by Peach Keen stamps when I purchased the set.

Stamped the images with Memento Tuxedo Black ink.

The elves and sentiment are from:

Peachy Keen Stamps – PKSC-31 July 2014.

I coloured them in with a mixture of my copic markers and Spectrum Noir Markers.

The “Fa la la la la” is heat embossed with VersaMark and Ranger Super Fine Detail Embossing Black Powder. Stamp is from Craftin Desert Diva’s “Rudy”.

Oval frame if from: Die-namics – Exclusive Designs for “My Favourite Things”.

Scalloped frame is from Craftin Desert Diva’s – Fancy Frames.

Gold around frames – Sharpie – Gold Medium Point.

Around oval – Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Vintage Photo.

Paper – Music – Pebbles – “Home for Christmas”

6 x 6 in. (15.2 cm x 15.2 cm)

1st card – Background paper – American Crafts – “Holiday”

6 x 6 in. (15.2 cm x 15.2 cm)

2nd card – Background paper – American Crafts – “Kringle and Co”

6 x 6 in. (15.2 cm x 15.2 cm)

White cardstock and some green and gold ribbon.

Hope you like it!