Category Archives: Calendars

December 2016 – Free Monthly Design Downloads

‘Tis the season of giving, and CraftDirect is offering you some wonderful designs for your holiday paper projects. As always, these .SVG downloads are free. Aaron Meyers has some delightful card options for you, as well as a unique December calendar design and icons. Get your Christmas cards done early this year and then you will have more time for shopping and hanging out with the family!

You will find the download links at the bottom of the post. If you do not see them, it’s because you are reading the post in the blog feed and need to click into the actual article to reveal all of its contents. To use these files, you need an electronic die cutter that can follow the patterns found in the .SVG files so that you can make layered designs. Be sure to save on Christmas scrapbook paper!

Merry Christmas Reindeer Card - Free Download Example

This one is called the Merry Christmas Reindeer card. One of our customers shared their rendition of this card on instagram and we love the way it turned out:

reindeer card by @sharons_yc

Please share your projects and tag us @craft_direct

Happy Holidays Tree Card - Free Download Example

The above design is the Happy Holidays Tree card.

Happy Hannukah - Downloadbale Card Example

This one is aptly named Happy Hannukah card.

Peace Dove Card - Free Download Example

You will love the Peace Dove card.

December 2016 - Downloadable Calendar Example

Last but not least, we have this cute December 2016 calendar design and two fun die-cut shapes you can make to mark up the calendar: the Santa Claus icon, the Menorah icon, and the Bells on Christmas Day icon. Use the Menorah icon to countdown the days until Hannukah, which is December 24th this year.

We love our customers and we love giving you free stuff. We hope you have a happy holidays and thank you so much for choosing CraftDirect.com! Shop around for cutting mats, patterned paper, and more.

November 2016 – Free Monthly Design Downloads

thanksgiving napkin ring projectMan, Halloween came and went awful fast, didn’t it? Now it’s time to get ready for one of the best holidays for making craft home decorations, Thanksgiving! We’ve made original designs for you to download so that you can make awesome projects for the season. As you’ve come to expect, these free .svg design downloads are made by the talented Aaron Meyers who now has lots of experience making craft designs and we are loving the results.

Scroll down the page to view the links. If you do not see them, it means you are reading this post in the blog feed. Click the link in the post title to reveal the links. The .svg files will work with your preferred electronic cutting machine.

One design we are really excited about is the napkin ring sets (example of completed project with scrapbook paper is pictured top right). There is also a card, a decorative phrase, and of course a calendar with icons. Without further adieu, here are the designs:
napkin ring designs - thanksgiving .svg project

Here are all four of the patterns in the Thanksgiving Dinner napkin ring set.

happy thanksgiving card project

You will love the little fox on this Happy Thanksgiving card.

give thanks quote design - thanksgiving .svg project

This is the Give Thanks quote which will look great as a gallery print on your wall.

calendar designs - thanksgiving .svg project

Last but not least, we have the November calendar and the Harvest Pumpkin and Turkey Day icons.

Christmas is just around the corner and we can’t wait to get to those designs, but alas we must wait another month. Enjoy these November design downloads and please share your projects with us on social media! It doesn’t matter if you have a Cricut Explore or a Sihouette CAMEO, we have all the supplies you need. Check out our awesome selection of Cricut mats and Silhouette blades.

October 2016 – Free Monthly Design Downloads

Fall is here and it’s time to get ready for Halloween! We have calendar updates, as well as cards so that you can get ready for this favorite holiday. As always, these free .svg design downloads feature the work of the talented Aaron Meyers. Please tell your friends all about these free downloads!

Scroll down to the bottom of this post to find the download links. Use the files with electronic electronic cutters to make these designs come to life with your favorite colored cardstock. If you don’t see the download links, it means you need to click on the blog post title. The links won’t appear in the feed. Here are the free October designs:

jack o lantern card example svg download

To kick things off, this Jack-O-Lantern card seems like a great choice.

what if you fly .svg gallery print example

This makes for a great gallery print or framed decoration. You’ll find it at the bottom of the page labeled What If You Fly print.

happy halloween card svg download example

This unique card design is called Happy Halloween (Bat).

halloween party svg download card example

Get this scary card design that’s perfect for your upcoming haunted house event. This is the Halloween Party card.

calendar october svg example

The October calendar comes with these cute book end images at the top, as well as the Apple icon and the Jack-O-Lantern icon. Come back next month to check out the November Thanksgiving designs and in the meantime, we hope you enjoy these new ones. From CraftDirect.com, we wish you a happy Halloween and a wonderful fall full of beautiful colors and fun crafts.

While you are here, you might as well save on Halloween Cricut cartridges. We also have a nice selection of cardstock packs, like Core’dinations. Happy creating!

September 2016 – Free Monthly Design Downloads

Summer is coming to an end and Fall is quickly approaching us. That means an end to late nights in the backyard BBQ and more nights enjoying the colors of the leaves changing, football season, and of course more time to stay inside and craft! This month we have some fun new designs that the talented Aaron Meyers has created for us.

As always, these are free .svg downloads that you can use with your electronic electronic die cutters. The downloads are found at the bottom of the post. If you don’t see the download links it means you need to click on the blog post title so that you are no longer reading it in the feed. Use these files to cut Cricut vinyl, Silhouette heat transfer material, and so much more. The links will then be accessible. Here are the free September designs:

hello_autumn_example

First we are going to welcome the new season with a beautiful autumn-themed card, pictured above. This one is called Hello Autumn card!

football_season_example

For all the Football fans alike we have a fun Football Season card.

celebrating_years_example

We also have this fun option! Whether you are celebrating 10 years or 25, this card is perfect for you. Just change out the number. It’s called Celebrating Years card.

patriot_day_example (1)

Our last card for this month is the Patriot Day card! We will never forget!

calendar_sept_example (1)

And last but not least the September Calendar, which comes with two new icons, the Shopping Cart icon and the Acorn icon! Please share this post with your friends, and share your projects with us! We are excited to see you put your own personal twist on Aaron’s designs. Get stocked up on cutting mats and patterned scrapbook paper.

August 2016 – Free Monthly Design Downloads

Can you believe its already August? If the kids haven’t already gone back to school, they are headed there soon, which means more time for crafting! This month, Aaron has come up with some fun back to school cards, one featuring the super popular Pokemon Go! Maybe this can help your kids get excited to go back to school. 😉  We also have our August Calendar and a great summer card!

As always, these are free .svg downloads that you can use with your electronic electronic cutting machines. , whether you prefer the CAMEO 3 or the Explore Air 2. We even carry a more portable option, the Silhouette Portrait. The downloads are found at the bottom of the post. If you don’t see the download links it means you need to click on the blog post title so that you are no longer reading it in the feed. The links will then be accessible. Here are the free August designs:

Pokemon Go Next Stop School Card

First we are going to start off with the Pokemon Go Next Stop School Card.  This one is called the Pokemon Go Card. This would also be fun to make as a t-shirt for your favorite Pokemon Go Fan!

Back to School Card

Next we have our Back to School card.

Happy Summer Sunshine Card

This is the fun Happy Summer card!

August Calendar

And last but not least the August Calendar, which comes with two new icons, the BBQ icon and the Heat icon!

Please share this post with your friends, and share your projects with us! We are excited to see you put your own personal twist on Aaron’s designs. Save on replacement Silhouette blades and Cricut blades while you’re here. As always, happy creating!