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Cricut Christmas Door Card 12 Days of Christmas DAY THREE GIVE AWAY

The only thing missing in this photo are some packages of craft supplies at the doorstep. 😉

Today I used my Gypsy and the Cricut Christmas cartridge to create a welded door card.  I really like the way it turned out.  I cut it large enough to hold a gift card inside.  Let me show you some of the things I used.  Hey, that wreath is from a stamp in my All Around Sentiments set.

There’s my card when it’s not quite finished.  I used that BIC marker to color in the window panes over the door.  I’m on a “let’s find a way to use vellum every day” kick, so I was happy to find a real need for it in this project.  Coloring the vellum with the yellow BIC marker helped give the look of light shining through the transom.  I ran the door through my Cuttlebug using the Tim Holtz Bricked embossing folder.

Here’s a post I wrote about labeling embossing folders.  I always do that. 😉

One of the nice things about the BIC markers is that they can write on many surfaces, even glass!  That’s cool. 😀

SUPER FUN!  I stamped one of my All Around Sentiments stamps into that embossing ink.  I really like that brand.  It stays wet longer than some others I’ve used.  The reason that’s important is because it gives you a chance to pour embossing powder onto it.  When the image is damp the powder will stick.  In this photo I haven’t yet heated the image.  Next, I used a heat tool to warm the powder that is stuck to the image so it would melt.  After that I punched out the stamped images using 1″ and 1-1/2″ circle punches.  That’s how I made the wreath for the door! 😀

I decided to use the red “wreath” instead of the green one I made.  The green embossing powder didn’t match well with the rest of the door.  However, I was able to find a nice green from the BIC markers.  I used the marker to color all around the embossed sentiment.  Ha Ha…all around the All Around Sentiment stamp.  I’m so punny.  😛

Isn’t that little door knob fantastic?  I can’t believe the detail.  You can even see a little keyhole.  I used clear Stickles but they look golden when applied over the brown paper.

Here’s a post I wrote comparing different kinds of Stickles:  Distress, Glitz and Regular Stickles Compared.

Ok, time for a GIVEAWAY!

On the 3rd Day of Christmas BIC Gave To One Winner….

Here’s a look at my set of Ultra Fine BIC markers!

BIC has generously donated a set of 36-count ultra fine point markers AND a set of 36-count fine point markers to one lucky winner! BIC will ship directly to the winner but only to an address in the USA.  To be eligible to win please leave a comment on this post. The winner will be chosen by Random.org on December 13.

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SEE YOU TOMORROW FOR THE 4th Day of Christmas and a Crafty Post & Give Away!!

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193 Comments

  1. WOW!! Without words, picking up my jaw from the floor!! This is awesome!! Great Job!! Love the wreath and the door totally rocks. Loving it!! Great giveaway!! Thanks for sharing!!!

  2. Awesome card, Joy. Luv the Stickles & your Xmas stamp, 🙂

    Thks for the gr8 giveaway.

    thks

    Sharon

  3. Love Bic Markers. They work great for so many things. They even have a website with tons of ideas from shirts to Christmas projects just type in Sharpie marker ideas. Thanks Joy for all you wonderful idea . I check your site daily.

  4. Love this card. I have this cartridge and have never made this one, you’ve encouraged me to give it a try. Thanks for all your inspiration…..Rita

  5. I love it and it has given me a great idea. I have been giving Christmas Legend or Symbol ornament to friends for over 10 years, most that I make. This is a great idea for “Santa’s Magic Key”. I will just put a brad for the door knob and then cut the key from Gypsy Wanderings and tie it to the door knob. Of course I’ll make the key larger since it is the theme, but it is magic. Thanks for the idea, I’d better get busy, bye!
    P.S. Are you sure you can’t extend this to 24 Days of Christmas?

  6. That is such a pretty card! And the wreath is awesome! You’re always so clever Joy! I love seeing all the things you have for us.

  7. That is simply a beautiful card. I am just completely impressed with all of the details. You just continue to inspire, Joy! Would love to win the Bics, too!. Thanks! Kelly

  8. Love the card…………Bic markers who can’t love’em next best thing to finger painting…………..

  9. Love love love all of your ideas! I’d be completely lost without all of your help, ideas, and products! The door is so sweet!

  10. LOVE IT!!!! I want to color too!!!!you give me a kick start to alot of my projects, thx for the charge, lol you have taught me so much!!!!

  11. OMG….I love that card!!! I have the bricked folder and have yet to use it….. Today might just be the day!!!!
    Crystal
    bowlergirl61(at)yahoo(dot)com

  12. LOL, before I could see the picture I was thinking it was a card that hung on the door, like a doorknob hanger! This turned out really cute. I have the BIC fine markers, just found them at wal-mart and haven’t used them yet, but I am still on the hunt for the ultra fine!

    Lizabratt(at)comcast(dot)net

  13. that card is amazing! all the detail! I am getting more into stamping and the markers would be very helpful with all those fantastic colors!

  14. Super cute 🙂 This is a great idea – I might use this for the calendars I am making for my in-laws and my parents as their Christmas presents. I like finding new ways to hide the gift cards on each page 🙂

  15. I’ve been wanting to buy those marks forever already but i never really found a good excuse to get them, but now i must have them b/c i really liked how they looked on the vellum :0)

  16. yay! the markers are super cool.. when I was school, 350 years ago it seems, they came out with felt tip pens. I was just mad about them and spent hours playing and creating stuff for my friends and me. next best thing to the 64 pack of crayolas

  17. Love the door. Where do you buy the big markers i’ve looked for them but can never find the ultra?

  18. I love the wreath on the door. Clever use of your stamp. Clever, clever as usual, Joy! Thanks a bunch for the great ideas.

  19. Oh my word…that card is fabulously fantastic. WOW. Love it, love it. Can you tell I love it? What a wonderful idea using it for a gift card

  20. Such a cute card….Thanks to your videos I’ve learned to “weld” like a pro! I don’t know how I cricutted before you…Thanks for the confidence and inspiration!
    -tanya
    thomfam@inreach.com

  21. Oh Joy you out did yourself again.. love your card and all the tips you given us… I hope to win the markers I been eyeing them but not picked them up… no reason so I figure they must be to win them… TFS you talent…
    The Scrapbooking Queen

  22. Joy proves again the simplest detail can make all the difference in the world!!! LOVE IT!!! And love how the BIC pen saved the wreath! Thanks for sharing JOY!! You are sooooo APPRECIATED!!!

  23. Joy you have the best ideas! Thanks for another chance at a wonderful giveaway!

    Holly

    hollyshobbie at gmail dot com

  24. I love the idea of a door shaped card…and your wreath is the perfect adornment. And, yes, you are punny! TFS!

    ~Sharon C.

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