Do you want an easy and beautiful Christmas card you can make with your Cricut? Try this 3D Layered Christmas Card. It only takes a few minutes to make!
I always have the hardest time deciding what Christmas card to give out each year. I always forget who I gave what Christmas card last year and want to make sure I don’t send out the same one. Well, with a 3D layered card like this cut from your Cricut, whoever you’re making this card for will have definitely never received it before!
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MATERIALS FOR 3D LAYERED CHRISTMAS CARD
- Light Grip Cutting Mat (the 12″x 12″ size)
- A glue stick
- My free SVG template if you choose not to customize it (you will need access to my free resource library below)
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HOW TO MAKE THE 3D LAYERED CARD
If you’d rather watch a video on how to make it step by step, take a look at this video here (highly recommended!):
STEP 1: GET THE FREE SVG FILE
Get the free cut file from the Free Resource Library.
STEP 2: PREP FILE
Upload the file into Cricut Design Space.
We need to do one quick thing to prep our file before we go to cut.
You will notice in the file, there are two “cut” layers that are lines. These are our score lines. But we need to tell Cricut that these are score lines.
Select these two layers and then go to Linetype and switch “cut” to “score“.
Great! Now Cricut knows that these lines are for scoring. But Cricut doesn’t know WHAT it is scoring. So let’s set that up.
Ungroup all of the layers.
Select one of the score lines and the large green layer (the top card layer). Click on Attach. Do the same thing for the second score line and the yellow (bottom) card layer.
STEP 2: CUT IT OUT
Follow the prompts to cut it out. I used the heavy cardstock setting on my Cricut Maker with more pressure.
STEP 3: WEED YOUR DESIGN
Carefully weed your designs. Make sure you don’t accidentally weed something you aren’t supposed to.
STEP 4: GLUE IT TOGETHER
You can use spray adhesive for this step which might be less messy.
I used a glue stick because I had that handy.
The best way to glue it together is to start from the top layer and apply glue to that first. Glue that to the middle layer. This will help make sure everything is lined up properly.
Glue in this order: Top layer > Middle layer > Bottom layer.
You’ve made it! I’m sure the person you’re sending this to will love it!
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