25 Days 2012 ~ Day 2

Welcome to Day TWO of our 3rd Annual 25 Days of Christmas and Year 'Round Crafting Showcase! (If you missed Day 1 click here to check out the fantastic projects our Designer's created.)

We are so super thrilled you have joined us! We have 25+ designers who have been working tirelessly behind the scenes to create some spectacular projects to share with you! So pull up a comfy chair, grab your favorite beverage and get ready to be inspired! Each day will feature a variety of projects that will include:

~ Cricut Cartridges;

~ Electronic Die Cutting Files (SVG type --using Pazzles, Silhouette, Gazelle, Cameo, etc.);
~ Digital Stamps with coloring (Using Copics, digital and other coloring mediums);
~ Stamping and Inking; and
~ Traditional dies, punches and all the other tools we love!

A Little Something For EVERY TYPE of "Paper Crafter!"

Our Design Team ladies have been cutting, pasting, inking, embossing and glitzin' their hearts out for you!  PLEASE take the time to visit their blogs and leave them a quick little note of holiday cheer and love. 

Each day our Designers were given a “theme” to work with, so each of the 25 days will be different.  We will also have a daily FREE Cutting File and a daily FREE Digital Stamp-Printable along with some FREE Royalty-Free Vintage Graphics. 

Today's theme:

That's right it is time to pull out the glitter and the Stickles and make it sparkly!  Here is what the Designers came up with:

PCW File: Snowman Digi Freebie (see below)
Cricut Cartridge Used: Fancy Frames

Cricut Cartridge Used: Winter Woodland
PCW File: Scalloped Tag, today's FREE cutting file and Snow Fun Cutting File.
January Calendar Page
PCW Files Used: Snowman on Sled and Back-to-School Bear 
FREE calendar printable (see below)

Cricut Cartridge Used: Art Philosophy

PCW File Used: Snowman Digi Today's free stamp

Cricut Cartridge Used: Joys of the Season

PCW File Used: Snowman, today's FREE Digi Stamp for both projects.

Cricut Cartridge Used: Cricut Christmas Solutions

Cricut Cartridge Used: Winter Woodland

PCW Files Used: FREE calendar printable and the FREE cutting file
Cricut cartridges Used: Accent Essentials, Cake Basics, Designer's Calendar
and Joys of the Season.
I Snow Luv U Easel Card
PCW File Used: Snow Luv U Digi Stamp

Nobody Like Snow Buddies Layout
PCW File: Snow Buddies

January Calendar
PCW File Used: Frosty in Trees CF
Snowman Vintage Card
PCW File Used: Day 2 Snowman and Kitties Vintage Graphic Freebie

As mentioned above, we will be giving away FREE digital die cutting files, digital printables and vintage graphics. Please note: Each day we will have new files. Be sure to stop by each day as they will be free one day only! Please also note, the free files will have a price listed by them, but when you add them to your cart to check out, they will be free during the day they are posted only. These files have been generously donated by PaperCraftingWorld.com. Be sure to take advantage of the great 50% off sale on all downloadable files through December!

Free Snowflake Tag Cutting File

Free Snowman Digital Stamp
Click HERE for download link.

Free Calendar Printable

This set includes the formatted calendar pages in PDF for easy printing. There are also two sheets of printable dates. Calendars include standard US holidays.
Click HERE for download link.

FREE Vintage Graphic

Here are just some of the prizes we will be sharing with you!

~ Quick Quotes Prize Pack
~ The Twinery: Twine
~ PaperCraftingWorld.com: Gift Certificate
~ Page-Kits.com: Gift Certificate
~ Melinda Beltran: Close To My Heart Stamping Items
~ Miscellaneous Weekly Prizes

We will share details on all of these prizes as the days unfold. 

Be a follower of our blog AND leave a comment on any of our daily posts.   That's it, that's all we ask!!! Please only one comment per day.  ALSO join us on our Facebook Page and leave a comment telling us you did and that will be an extra chance to win! Pretty easy!

Thank you for joining us today. Be sure to come back tomorrow for some more great projects and our new FREEBIES!

-Jen and the 25 Days Designers


  1. Thank you for the beautiful cards and projects

    The link for the calendar is not working for me Not sure if I'm doing something wrong or the link is broken.

    Thanks again.

  2. Ok I could look at these all day. Love the stuff. So fun.

    The link to the calendar and vintage graphic are not working.

  3. Thank you. I can't get the link to the calendar or the link to the vintage graphic to work either.

  4. Thank you for a fabulous site - the link isn't working - have a great day!

  5. Oh My -super projects once again today. They are amazing. Thanks for the freebies too - so generous. Have a great day.

  6. Oh - I LOVE the snowman! Thank you again for the inspiration and the freebies. The link for the calendar and the link for the vintage graphic are not working at all.

  7. The links are not working.. Thanks for the thought.


  8. These are all beautiful! Thanks again for sharing! Lisa in East Texas

  9. Sorry ladies, the link to the calendar and the vintage graphic was broken, but is now fixed. The links to the free cutting file and digi stamp work too. Thank you so much for alerting me :-)

  10. Thanks for sharing your beautiful work!!

  11. Hi, I visit your blog often and am a follower, I love your work not only the free files you offer but for the inspiration it gives me to create with my cricut. I'm also a fan on facebook.
    I'm sorry I'm often too lazy to leave a comment, and maybe one of these days I just might find the time to do one of your challenges.
    by the way, great projects today, all the ladies did a fantastic job, as usual.

  12. oh wow, I am excited, not only are some of these perfect for my family, but they are using cartridges that I HAVE!!! Thank you!!!

  13. I am a follower and I 'like' ya'll

  14. Oh my gosh, love the snowman. Great work.

  15. Love the fancy snowflake tag.....will be doing some today if I can remove myself from the computer. Thank you so much for the free file.

  16. great ideas as usual, but I love the snowman!!! TFS

  17. Great work! Again! Thank you for sharing. This blog is a great source of inspiration!

  18. these are stunning the images are lovely and coloured so beautifully and the layout is gorgeous

  19. Thanks so much for the fabulous snowman digis!

  20. Your snowmen are adorable and I love the cute little raccoon and bird on the layout. Your designs are so amazing and so fun to work with .

  21. Excellent projects from all...and thanks so much for the freebies!

  22. what great talent here. Thank you so much for sharing your work.

  23. Thank you soo much Melinda for the great files. I'll be sure to put them to good use. Loving the projects too. :-)

    Michelle E xx

  24. Thank you for the 2013 Calendar! Hugs to you!

    Carmen L

  25. Loving the freebies and am a follower AND liked you on FB.
    Thanks for such a fun time

    loyaz1 at wbhsi dot net

  26. Thank you for fixing the links.

  27. Another day of beautiful projects! I'm a follower!


  28. Another wonderful theme! So many sweet and lovely projects! I'm ready for the white stuff now! TFS!

  29. Another wonderful day from everyone! :)

  30. Great job! Thanks for sharingyour wonderful talents with us

  31. Beautiful projects...TFS!

  32. Love all the projects,
    but the Snowman is adorable!!
    I missed the first day but became a follower and subscriber!

  33. I posted yesterday, but had to again as I wanted to say the snowman is adorable. Thanks. Commented yesterday on Facebook Anita

  34. Your new blog looks great.Thanks for the freebies.

  35. thank you all for your hard work your projects are just great.
    I love looking.

  36. Wonderful inspiration again today. Thanks for the free files.

  37. Wow! What beautiful projects from the DT!


  38. More gorgeous inspiration- Love the calendar printable especially.

  39. thanks so much! love your graphics!

  40. These are all so wonderful. Love them.

  41. Thank you so much for your excellent designs and freebies too! You are wonderful.

  42. the snowman that you used was super cute, sorry I missed him

  43. Love all the inspiration, keep up the great work

  44. You and your DT did such an incredible job with all the pretty projects.

    marg0006 at verizon dot net


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