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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. What a great idea for a gift card holder. I really want to try this , sooooo i would REALLY love to win those pens

  2. Such a creative idea, love how you used the marker on the vellum!! Thanks for the opportunity to win this great set of markers!!

  3. Cute idea, and you used two of my newest faves, Stickles and embossing folders.Thanks for sharing your creativity.

  4. Beautiful card!! I love the brick embossing folder! Must find one of those very soon for myself! 🙂

  5. Well I’ll be a Santa Clause. That front door card looks just like my front door with a package of bic marker’s in it. Please Santa.
    Loving the idea that they mark on glass to!
    Merry Christmas everyone.

  6. excellent card! really want these markers bad, bad, bad!!!!
    i am on my way to check out your circle stamps!

  7. Love X3! This card, your new stamp sets, and Mr Holtz’s products. I’ve been drooling over those Bic Markers for months. Thanks Joy!

  8. Another amazing project! You are definitely an enabler, because now I definitely want those markers.

    I think I might even try making that this week and see how it turns out.

    Thanks for all the creativity.

    Charna

  9. I’ll have to agree with chara…another great and inspiring project!
    I’m trying to learn the stamp embossing thing…so this is a big help and I love the idea of a hand made gift-card holder!
    Can’t wait to try the Bic Pens…haven’t seen them yet, but if I don’t win…I’m sure I can get them at Michaels!

  10. You are so crafty. Just got my round stamps and making a wreath is a great idea. The pens look awesome too. Thanks for the chances to win great prizes.
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  11. Another lovely project…thanks for sharing all of your awesome ideas with us! Those pens look like fun!

  12. Love the door card! I didn’t know that bic markers could write on anything! I need some of those!!!!

  13. This is great! I was looking for a creative way to “wrap” those gift cards I bought as gifts.

    Thanks for Sharing! You are an inspiration to me!

    Kristin

  14. I’ve looked at those markers before, but I wasn’t sure if they were acid free, so I didn’t buy them. I’d sure enjoy and use them for other items if they aren’t!

  15. Terrific way to make the wreath! You are full of wonderful ideas! Now I need to get some bic markers to do some coloring – I want to try it on glass.

  16. you are so creative and i am trying all your great ideas, thank you for sharing. Hopping to win those markers.

  17. I have been looking for BOTH sets of those markers. I love Bics. They last forever and you can use them on anything! Great giveaway. Thanks Joy and Bic!!

  18. Love your card and love seeing Tim’s bricked embossing folder used. I have seen it in the store but not used on a card yet. Now I want to buy it!
    😀

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