My Cricut Scrapbooking

Card Making and Scrapbooking With My Cricut Expression. Free SVG and Cut Files.

Class Of 2009 Wordbook Cut File

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Download Class of 2009 cut file here

April 1, 2009 Posted by | Design Studio Cut File, Word Book | , , | Leave a comment

How to make a word book in Design Studio Tutorial, Princess Word Book

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Here is a three part tutorial on how to create  a word book in Cricut Design Studio.  It is all silent, no verbal instructions. 

This is a Princess Word Book using only Storybook Cricut Cartridge.   This biggest tip that I can give in making a wordbook is to copy and paste your square so it will line up correctly each time and start your letters with the Shadow size.  When it comes time to make your Shadow letters you use the base font.  It makes all the difference in the world and makes shadowing so easy. 

All three parts are available in mp4 version for download.  If you decide to download it, please just leave a comment.  Thanks!

Download Princess Cut File and Tutorial Here

 

March 31, 2009 Posted by | Design Studio Cut File, Word Book | , , , , | 1 Comment

Still Working on Daughter Wordbook

 

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I am still working on the wordbook.  I try to do a little bit here and there as I can.  I was so excited to get it put together today with my bind it all…  then my worst fear arghhhh!!! I messed up the first page and ended up putting the holes in crooked.  I even did test cuts on some extra pieces so I could figure out where I wanted the holes to be.  The only thing that I can think of was that it got caught on the shadowed D and did not get down all the way, like I SWEAR that it was.  I thought about it for awhile and decided to just let it be what it is.  I think I covered it up pretty well with the ribbon and bow.

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I love working with glitter but it is messy and a pain.  I learned a trick to run the letters through the Xyron machine backwards and then put the glitter on.  It works!  The glitter stays put and does not come off on your fingers and go everywhere.  I tried the flower-soft on the the scalloped circle and I am not sure I like it but I think that it looks okay.

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I can’t believe that it has been almost 2 years, time sure does fly by quick.  I am just glad that I have a ton of pictures to look back through.

March 31, 2009 Posted by | Bind It All, Word Book | , , | Leave a comment

Daughter Wordbook Cricut Storybook Cartridge

I just finished cutting the wordbook and I LOVE it.  I changed it up a little bit.  My first time cutting looked like this.

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I did not like the open spaces.  I wanted to be able to maximize the space where I could add pictures or embelish the word book more so I went back to the Design Studio and hid the contours of the letters and ended up with this.

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I like the second version much better.  After cutting the paper to cover my book this is what I ended up with so far. 

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In Design Studio I was not able to save the file with the contours hid.  I would reopen it and some of them would be hid and some of them not.  I think it must be a flaw in the program. 

If you need help on how to hide the countours please see the following video.

I had to adjust the length of some of the word book pages since I changed the way I was cutting it. If you would like to download this version please click on the following link.

Version 2 of Daughter Wordbook Cricut Storbybook Cartridge

If you want a good source for chipboard I recommend www.uline.com chipboard.  I got 625 12×12 pieces for $53.00 plus shipping.  It is .022 thickness.  I cut it with my regular cricut blade with 3x multi cut.  It reminds me of the thickness of the cardboard pads on the back of regular notepads.

March 27, 2009 Posted by | Design Studio Cut File, Word Book | , , , , , | 5 Comments

Storybook Cricut Cartridge Daughter Wordbook

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I want this to be my next project.  My daughters 2 year birthday is right around the corner and I want to make something that she will have for a very long time.  I have not had a chance to cut this yet, once I do I will post pictures.  This entire book was done using only the Storybook Cricut Cartridge.

***** When I started cutting this file today I realized that the E did not come out shaddowed very well so I fixed it.  The download link has been corrected. 

Download Daughter Wordbook Cricut Design Studio Cut File Here

March 25, 2009 Posted by | Design Studio Cut File, Word Book | , , | Leave a comment

Love Word Book Design Studio

Hi, Here is the first word book that I created in Design Studio.  It is the Love word book.  I used George and Basic Shapes, Doodle Charms and Base Camp Cricut Cartridges.  If you would like to download it, please click on the link. 

Download Cut File Here

March 1, 2009 Posted by | Design Studio Cut File, Word Book | , | Leave a comment

My First Word Book

The very first word book I ever created was a gift for my sister.  I don’t have much time to work on projects.  My 20 month old daughter and six month old son keep me pretty busy.  I was glad when I was able to finish it in time to give it to her for her birthday.  I went through our old photo’s of when were were children and put pictures of us in it growing up.  

  Sister Word Book

February 27, 2009 Posted by | Bind It All, Word Book | | Leave a comment