LEARN HOW TO MAKE SHOWSTOPPER CHRISTMAS CARDS USING YOUR CRICUT CUTTING MACHINE
Okay, this card is definitely a showstopper! It expands out to roughly 24 inches but folds into a 5×7 card size.
Now, I didn’t come up with the basic design for this card. I have seen this style on Pinterest before but it wasn’t until I saw it a YouTube video from Sam at Mixed Up Craft that I knew I wanted to bring this style to my Cricut and add my own embellishments to it.
I chose muted colors of silver, gold, cream, and gray. The patterned paper also makes everything pop in silver snowflakes. So pretty!
This card may seem intimidating because of the layers involved but once you make it, it is well worth it. Display this on your mantle for years to come. Slip the belly band on it and store it in one of my envelope boxes to bring out every year!
In this tutorial, I’ll give you my step by step instructions and tell you what materials I think work best when making this project.
You can download the SVG file for this project at the bottom of this post.
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MERRY CHRISTMAS EXPANDING CARD – MATERIALS LIST
- I am using the FABULOUS Cricut Maker. You could also use your Cricut Explore Air 2!
- Cricut LightGrip Cutting Mat (blue) or Cricut StandardGrip Cutting Mat (green)
- Cricut Scoring Wheel or Scoring Stylus
- Cardstock in your choice of colors. I am using my white cardstock, cream cardstock, gray cardstock, glitter cardstock, and patterned paper.
- Cricut Brayer
- Cricut Scraper
- Cricut Tweezers
I know this card will make anyone say “WOW!” I hope you make this one!
Post a photo in the comment section or tag your projects on social media @thebeardedhousewife using the hashtag #beardedhousewife! I’d love to see how yours turn out!!
WANT THE FREE SVG FILE SO YOU MAKE THIS EXPANDING CHRISTMAS CARD YOURSELF?
GET IT FROM MY RESOURCE LIBRARY! YOU’LL RECEIVE THE PASSWORD FOR THE RESOURCE LIBRARY INSTANTLY AFTER FILLING OUT THE FORM BELOW!