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Cricut Snowflake Ornament Jingle Jangle Blog Hop

This 3D snowflake was made using the Winter Lace Seasonal Cricut cartridge and acrylic sheets.

I put the thin acrylic sheet directly onto a fairly sticky Cricut mat.  Using the deep cut blade, I cut the acrylic at speed 5, pressure 5, blade 6 and multi cut 4.  The snowflake is cut at 4-3/4″.

Even though I used the max settings and multi-cut 4, I still couldn’t get the Cricut to cut the acrylic all the way through.  It did do a beautiful job scoring it though!  I cut the 2 pieces apart because I had decided to cut the flakes out by hand if necessary.

My hand is stained pink from some Copic markers I used earlier.  LOL!

I was able to snip a few places in the acrylic and then tear it away from the edges.  This method would not work for the insides, but I think they look pretty scored too.

I LOVE my Tim Holtz Scissors! Those scissors can cut tough things like this acrylic and then snip ribbon nicely right afterward.  That speaks volumes about this product.

It’s beginning to look a lot like ornament…everywhere I go.

I used that Bic Mark-It marker to color in some of those “embossed” parts of the snowflake.  I hadn’t tried those markers on acrylic before, but they work beautifully!

I used a hole punch to make some holes in the ornament so I could hang it up.  TA DA!!  All done.  One thing I will say…it’s very difficult to take a picture of clear acrylic.  LOL!

Leave a comment to be eligible to win the very hard to find Lace Tree Cuttlebug Embossing Folder:

And the Winner IS:

# melraycourt Says:
December 19th, 2010 at 10:50 AM e
I love this website!!! I’m fairly new, so just learning! I would LOVE to win!!! Thank you for sharing your talents and ideas with all of us!!!! Merry Christmas!!!

The folder the winner will receive is sealed in clear plastic from Provo Craft, but doesn’t have the cardboard. 😉

The Next Blog on the Hop is the great Momo!!

Here’s the list of everyone who is in the blog hop:

Gale http://www.thehappystamper.com

Ruthie http://septemberninth.blogspot.com

Felisa http://felisa21.blogspot.com

Debi http://dizzylizzyscreations.blogspot.com

Evelyn http://evinadas.blogspot.com

Janie http://www.typicalscrapbooker.blogspot.com

Joy https://joyslife.com YOU’RE HERE!!

Mari (Momo) http://madebymomo.blogspot.com

Meredith http://www.meredithscraps.com

Nicole http://primpedinpaper.wordpress.com

Raven http://love4stamps.blogspot.com

Theresa http://www.thescrapbookingqueen.com

Tracy http://www.craftjunkietoo.com

Yolanda http://yoliebean.blogspot.com

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays to You!

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166 Comments

  1. patches_523h says:

    Love the tree Cutterbug tree. I can see why its so hard to find. Very pretty.

  2. Gorgeous…would LOVE to have it. Thank you for all you do for us!

  3. Joy,
    What a “super” ornament. I never would of thought of using acrylic. Such a great idea.
    Thanks for sharing
    Hugs
    Stacy

  4. iluv2craft says:

    awesome thanks for sharing 🙂

  5. very cool joy- and thank you for posting the settings, I always have a hard time with thoes..
    kacee
    mcvicwif@yahoo.com

  6. MondosGirl says:

    I just ordered this cart! Thanks for the beautiful idea!

  7. How in the world did I miss this one Joy. Super dooper cute. I am now going on a mission to find that material lol. And yes I agree it is hard to photograph clear. I had the same problem with my ornament. Great minds I tell ya. 🙂

  8. Love the snowflake-they would be perfect hanging in Florida!! Would love the embossing folder-I have the cuttlebug but not too many folders. Thanks for all your great ideas and help through out the year.

  9. luv2scr@p says:

    what a great project!

  10. jenleisen says:

    Gorgeous! I wonder if you could punch out the cuts in the center part of the snowflakes by using an X-acto knife? Would be time consuming, but would make a neat effect if it worked! Thanks for sharing this project!

  11. saundra24 says:

    Beautiful! I need to make some of these for my tree!

  12. Joy,
    Your ornament is so beautiful!! I love it! Great idea. 🙂

  13. beautiful ornament, so glad I found your blog! Been browsing and totally loving it all xxx

  14. Beautiful ornament!

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