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  1. June 2016 Free SVG Designs: Father's Day Card SVG, Anniversary Card SVG, Calendar SVG’s

    It's almost June and that means that it's Dad's turn to be the theme of our free monthly design downloads. Aaron Meyers has created (3) cards, (1) quote, (1) June calendar design, and (2) calendar icons. As always, the files are in SVG format so that they will work seamlessly with your Explore Air, or Silhouette CAMEO, and more. Scroll...
  2. Memorial Day Cricut Cartridge Ideas

    by Richelle Naegle  With memorial day this weekend, you may be looking for a couple last minute card ideas. So I made some quick cards that you could easily serve your purposes. I'll show you how I made them. For this first card (on the right), I used the Big Day font from the Everyday Fonts Cricut cartridge. The overall size of this...
  3. Cricut Party Foil Projects

    by Richelle Naegle Have you had a chance to check out our new Cricut Adhesive Foil yet? This material works just like regular craft vinyl - you cut it just like you would vinyl. You can use it for a wide variety of applications, so you will have plenty of Cricut foil project ideas flooding in as soon as you get your...
  4. May 2016 Free SVG Designs: Mother's Day Card & Phrase SVG's, Calendar SVG’s

    It's that time of year when we tell Mothers how much we appreciate them, and what better way than with a custom, homemade card? Aaron Meyers designed (2) Mother's day cards, (1) quote that can be used as a gallery print, or in a scrapbook layout, etc. (1) May calendar design, and (3) calendar icons. To get these great designs, all you have to...
  5. CAMEO Projects: Birthday Banner & Layout

    by Richelle Naegle If you're like me, you take lots of pictures for your kids' birthday parties. My little boy is having a birthday this upcoming weekend and he absolutely loves dogs, so my choice in images was an easy one. I found these cute dogs in the Silhouette Design Studio Library! I used the NEW 12" x 12" Let's...
  6. Wild Card 2 Cricut Cartridge Ideas

    by Richelle Naegle If you make cards with your Explore Air, it's very likely that you own, or at least have used the Wild Card 2 Cricut cartridge. This has got to be one of my favorite Cricut cartridges for making cards. It has so many fun shapes and designs. Don't you love this Owl? He was cut out at 5.25...
  7. April 2016 Free SVG Designs: Earth Day Card SVG's, Calendar SVG’s

    For April we have some really fun design downloads. Aaron chose to focus on Earth Day, which usually gets overshadowed by Easter, but not this year. There is (1) Earth Day card, (1) Happy Birthday card, (1) Thank You card, (1) calendar page design, and (2) Earth Day-themed calendar icons. Remember that if you can't see the download links at...
  8. Easter Paper Craft Projects: Layouts & Cards

    by Richelle Naegle I consider myself to be a "cute" scrapbooker, meaning that I am drawn to designs you might refer to as adorable shapes and vibrant, bright colors, particularly pastels, which is why Easter is one of my favorite holidays. I think the fact that I have kids is one of the reasons I'm so partial to cute designs...
  9. Sizzix Flip-its Card Project - Framelits Dies

    by Richelle Naegle Believe it or not, this is my first Flip-its card. I can't believe I waited so long. Sizzix is on top of the craft world right now, as far as I can tell. For this project I chose the Scalloped Circle Flip-its card. We don't currently have it in stock, but we do have the Circle Flip-its...
  10. Word Collage Cricut Cartridge Ideas

    by Richelle Naegle Unless your Irish, it's fairly likely you do not decorate much for St. Patrick's Day, but with just a little bit of crafting you could have a few fun little decorations to match the holiday. For example, check out this print I made and framed. This project easy, quick and cheap. The best kind of project! I used...
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