Sunday, December 27, 2015

End of year deals at Cricut.com

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through my links. 

Don't miss your last chance to get incredible deals at Cricut expiring this week:

Offer: Take an extra 20% off new sale items at Cricut.com with code NEWSTUFFROCKS
Valid: NOW-12/31/2015

Offer: Shop the five relaunched Sesame Street cartridges at Cricut.com
Valid: NOW-12/31/2015

Offer: Free shipping on all orders with code FREESHIPDEC at Cricut.com
Valid: NOW-12/31/2015

Offer: Get 10% off on Cricut.com with code DOORBUSTERS
Valid: NOW-12/31/2015


Happy crafting!  ♥






Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Cricut Winter Mystery Box

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through my links. 

Cricut® have just released a Winter Mystery Box!


Be quick as it's only available while stocks last.

Here's the link to purchase: http://shrsl.com/?~auxd

Be sure to use the DOORBUSTERS code to get 10% off your purchase and free standard shipping in the continental USA. (Select Fedex Hope Shipping).

Contents are listed below. If you don't want to know the contents, don't click Read More!!


Monday, December 21, 2015

Wine glass box FREE Design Space cut file

Today I have a free cut file for you!



Have you etched a wine glass as a gift for someone?

Well, here's a box for you to package your finished project in. This box is made entirely of free shapes from the Design Space image library.

And because stemless wine glasses are so popular now you'll find a cut file for both stemmed and stemless glasses.

And I've included 3 different lid styles!

The box is very easy to assemble. Just remember to only cut the pieces you need.

You can either hide the parts you don't want to use in the Layers panel, or just click on the layers you want to cut when you get to the cut screen.

The box section is in two parts so that it will fit on 12" x 12" cardstock.

The stemmed box when assembled is 3.25" x 7.25".

The stemless box when assembled is 3.25" x 5".

Here's what you'll see when you open the project.


If you want the glass shape to be cut from the box be sure to select the entire box and the glass and click Attach. If you don't want the glass shape to cut (so you can use it for any other purpose) you can hide it in the Layers panel.

You can add any shape to the box. Just remember to attach it!

Please feel free to use this cut file for packaging products you sell.

However, please don't share or sell the cut file. Please send your friends to this blog to get the cut file themselves. Thanks!

Here's the link to the Design Space file.
DS3 version: https://design.cricut.com/#/design/61940636

Happy crafting!  ♥






Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Using Bulletto Killa font in Inkscape

Bulletto Killa is a great free non-commercial use font available from Dafont.com. You can download it from here: http://www.dafont.com/bulletto-killa.font

It has similar swooshes to the Brannboll Font. However, the swooshes from Bulletto Killa don’t work directly in Design Space. This is how you’ll be able to use them.

  • Click on the Text tool in Inkscape



Saturday, December 12, 2015

Dreaming Tree Believe Bendy card



Here's one of the Dreaming Tree Christmas Bendy cards... with a slight difference. 

Most of my cards are sent to the USA (from Australia)... so I made a slight change to the "reindeer". 

Hope you like it! 



If you haven't checked out the amazing cards from Dreaming Tree here's my affiliate link. I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through my link. (Or you can go direct to 3dsvg .com if you prefer.)


Don't forget... if you spend $9.98 or more you can get the 'Tis the Season Popup cards' FREE! 

Type FREEGIFT into the coupon code box during checkout!

Happy crafting!  ♥






Wednesday, December 9, 2015

December Cricut Mystery Box

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through my links. 

If you love the Cricut Mystery boxes, you'll be happy to know that the December box has been released!

Cricut has sent us the box early so we can give you a preview. If you don't want to spoil the surprise then don't scroll down!

This Mystery box is $49.99 and can be ordered from here: Cricut December Mystery Box

Make sure you use the code DOORBUSTERS at checkout. That will give you 10% off your order AND free Continental US delivery!



Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Cricut Adhesive foil project

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through my links. The products used in this project were supplied by Provocraft. This is my honest review.

Here's a quick project I made using the Cricut Adhesive Foil.



The foil colour I used was Stainless Purple. The Cricut foils are a removable product so you can use them to create temporary labels or decorations.

They're easy to weed and much easier than vinyl to apply as they don't have as much adhesive on them. I found that transfer tape needed a bit of coaxing to stick to the foil.

I used a Make it Now project that was meant for a wine glass. Here's the link to the project: Wine Glass Decals Make it Now project

I hid all but two rows of decals, enlarged the remaining rows and cut them. 

There is a Custom Foil setting but I bumped up the cut setting to Iron On Neon to get it to cut just a touch deeper. It's possible my blade is getting slightly blunt and this setting made it super easy to weed.

I placed it on a "Skurar" bucket from Ikea. Sadly you can't see the shine of the foil in my photo! 

The foil comes in Gold, Silver, Stainless Gold, Stainless Silver and Stainless Purple and you can find it here:  Cricut Adhesive Foils

The Gold and Silver are super shiny and really have the same look as using foils in a Minc machine. 

The rolls are 12" x 48" long and are currently on sale for $5.99 per roll. (Regular price is $9.99 per roll.)

I'm planning on using the foils and the Cricut Window Cling to decorate my windows for Christmas. (Assuming a bunch of Christmas elves arrive to help me!)

Happy foiling!  ♥






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