Thursday, December 3, 2015

Artfully Sent Reindeer Card Piecing and Freebie

Happy Thursday crafty friends,
Hope you are having a wonderful day. Today I am showcasing another project I created from the fun and ON SALE….Artfully Sent cartridge.  I have been having a ball working with this fun cartridge in conjunction with the Cricut Explore and Design Space software. So here is what I came up with.

Okay I just have to insert something here…trying to get pictures of this project has LITERALLY been like PULLING TEETH!!!! First I took pictures with my camera…and my card wouldn’t read in my computer!!! I could use is in my camera, but my card reader in my laptop wouldn’t pick it up….UGH…spent about 45 minutes trying to get that to work. So I finally gave up and then turned to my phone. Took photos again and then tried to message them to myself…and I kept getting a send failure notice…UGH. Then lastly, I tried “emailing” them to myself….FINALLY….SOOOOO I apologize, these pics aren’t the best quality but I think they will work
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Here’s a look at the completed card. I used some green cardstock for the base. The base with the HO HO HO is a cut in the Artfully Sent cartridge. I used the Design Space software and my Artfully sent cartridge to create this adorable little reindeer piecing.

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Here’s a closer look at the stamped sentiment. The frame and the sentiment are both also in the Artfully Sent bundle. I used my Cranberry Ink Pad to stamp the frame and sentiment. The tag is already in the Artfully sent cartridge too.

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Here is just a slight side view to show that I used a little foam tape to give the reindeer piecing and the sentiment a little lift. I finished off the card with a little bow. I also added some Gold Glitz stickles to his little wreath to jazz it up. The papers I used were once again from the DCWV Evergreen Stack.

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These are the four special design space and artfully sent files I will be sharing with those that purchase the bundle through my link!
Please note: If you are an active CTMH consultant and want to know how you can get these files for your use, please feel free to email me: melinda @ scrapbookeden dot com.
ONLY 24 HOURS LEFT TO SAVE ON THE ARTFULLY SENT CARTRIDGE!!!
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Don’t forget to head over to my Post on Monday and pick up the FREE Design Space File

Today’s Freebie comes from our friends at Pazzles. Remember they have a wonderful craft room and thousands of files. All their files are in SVG format too. So you don’t have to “own” a pazzles to benefit!! For details CLICK HERE
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Well, again, that covers it for today. Be sure to come back by tomorrow for one final Artfully Sent project. Until then,
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4 comments:

Debbie said...

Love the card. Your reindeer is adorable!! I just have...um...a question. By any chance did you use the mirror option for the Ho Ho Ho? Because the picture looks like it reads oh, oh, oh??

Thanks for all your inspiration. I just love how you figure out bits and pieces from a cartridge for your bears, animals, etc. You always turn out a great idea.

Glenda said...

Pretty card Melin! Love the cute reindeer and the Ho Ho Ho border!

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ike said...

Oh, what a super cute card - it's delightful :-D

Hugz
IKE x

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Maria Calderone said...

Oh my goodness, this is just too darn cute! :)