How to Make Flag of Israel Insert Cards

LEARN TO MAKE EASY FLAG OF ISRAEL INSERT CARDS ON ANY CRICUT CUTTING MACHINE FOR HANUKKAH

Today, I have another easy Hanukkah card for you. I hope you enjoy this easy card.

Like my other insert cards, this can be made on any cutting machine. In the download, you will find two folders inside. One for Cricut Explore and Cricut Maker and one for Cricut Joy.

Note: The version for the Cricut Joy is only the design so it would be best to use Cricut’s Insert Card Packs available at most craft stores! For more information on how to use this design with a Cricut Joy, please take a look at my Gingerbread Cookie Insert Cards!

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.

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FLAG OF ISRAEL INSERT CARD – MATERIALS LIST

Flag of Israel Insert Card

Flag of Israel Insert Card

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This tutorial will show you how to make easy Flag of Israel Insert Cards for Hanukkah.

Materials

  • My FREE Flag of Israel Insert Card SVG Cut File
  • Cardstock
  • Glue

Tools

  • A way to cut out your cardstock. I am using my FABULOUS Cricut Maker but you can use any current Cricut machine.
  • Cricut StandardGrip Cutting Mat (green)
  • Cricut Scoring Wheel or Stylus
  • Cricut Brayer
  • Cricut Scraper
  • Cricut Pen. I am using Black.

Instructions

STEP 1 - DOWNLOAD THE SVG CUT FILE

Download the Penguin Skater Insert Card (#155) from The File Vault. Get access by joining the club.

STEP 2 - UPLOAD THE SVG FILE TO CRICUT DESIGN SPACE

If you aren't familiar with uploading SVG files into Design Space, take a look at my quick and easy tutorial here. Using your smartphone? Click here for my step-by-step guide on uploading SVG files with the Cricut App.

STEP 3 - UNGROUP CARD LAYERS

The file will upload into Cricut Design Space grouped together. You will want to hit the UNGROUP button to separate the layers.

ungroup the design

STEP 4 - CONVERT FOLD LINES TO SCORE LINES

Scroll down the list in the LAYERS panel and find the envelope. Click the fold line and change the fold lines to score lines by changing the OPERATION from BASIC CUT to SCORE.

find the envelope score line and convert to score

Attach the score line and the envelope by highlighting the GROUP the envelope is under and selecting the ATTACH option in lower right hand corner.

highlight the group and attach

Repeat this for the card base.

repeat for the card base

Find the flag outline layer. Convert the line to pen by changing the OPERATION from BASIC CUT to PEN.

find the flag outline and convert to pen

Repeat this for the Star of David layer. I am changing the color to Geode.

find the Star of David layer and convert to pen

Attach everything together by highlighting the GROUP and selecting the ATTACH option in lower right hand corner.

highlight the group and attach

Click the GREEN Make It Button.

click the green make it button

STEP 5 - MAKE YOUR MATERIAL SELECTIONS AND PREPARE YOUR MATS

Select on the mat and press CONTINUE.

i am using the mat

You will see the layers for this card in the mat preview.

Click the CONTINUE button.

click continue

For this tutorial, I am using Medium Cardstock. Select your materials accordingly.

make your material selections

Attach your cardstock to the Cricut StandardGrip Mat using the Cricut Brayer.

STEP 6 - LOADING YOUR MATS AND CUTTING YOUR MATERIALS

To load the mat into the machine, press the double arrows button. Do make sure that the mat is positioned under the mat guides.

You will know the machine is ready to cut your material when you see the flashing "C" button. Press that to start the cut.

Follow Design Space prompts to change out the scoring wheel, pen, and fine point cutting blade.

Once the cut is complete, make sure to peel the mat away from the cardstock rather than the cardstock from the mat. This will prevent any curling of your design.

Repeat Step 6 for until all layers have been cut.

STEP 7 - ASSEMBLE YOUR CARD

Now that everything is cut, we can start to assemble the card.

time to assemble

Fold the outer card along the score line and burnish the fold with your scraper.

fold along the score line of the card baseburnish with your scraper

Next, open the card and carefully place the insert into the slits on the outer card.

place the insert into the slits on the card base

STEP 8 - FORM THE ENVELOPE

To make the envelope, begin by folding along the score lines and burnish the folds with your scraper.

Add glue to the back of the inlay panel as well as around the cutout.

Place the inlay panel over the cutout on the envelope making sure to center it well.

Add glue to the bottom of the side flaps.

Bring the bottom flap up and press to form the envelope.

Your card and envelope are complete.

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!!

Happy Holidays!

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