Snowflake gift tag – FREE FILE from Team KNK

Snowflake gift tags are perfect for the season! They pretty much go with anything and everything!

Because I really wanted to use a snowflake but I needed some space to write (the main purpose of a tag, you say!), I decided to make it into a ‘peeking’ pocket tag.

The design is adapted from a free file offered by retired Team KNK Designer, Bird. You can get the original snowflakes file from her blog. She is a very talented designer, check out her other files while you’re there!

First, I created the pocket shape, then I welded the snowflake to it. I created an inset shadow layer, trimmed it and added a half circle from basic shapes. I had to use the skew tool to make it fit the available space correctly, as well as a bit of node editing, but I really like how it turned out.

To match my wrapping paper, I chose a metal finish card stock for the inside and Smooth & Silky for the pocket itself. I used a brad to bind the two together and to give me a place to anchor the tag string.

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I considered using my KNK to ‘write’ the message but since all of my gifts are hand made this year, I felt like I needed to do that part by hand as well.

Materials:

Settings (Maxx Air):

  • f = 52
  • v = 200
  • p = 1

Steps:

  1. Open the FREE FILE from Team KNK
  2. Hide the card cut layers, show the emboss layer only
  3. Insert the embossing tool and turn off the offset
  4. Emboss the fold lines
  5. Hide the fold lines layer and show the “Cut – Pocket” layer
  6. Set your offset to the standard blade setting
  7. Cut the cardstock for the pocket
  8. Hide the pocket layer and show the “Cut – Inside of card” layer
  9. Cut the cardstock for the inside piece
  10. Bind the two pieces together with a brad
  11. Adhere the pocket flap with two sided tape to close the pocket
  12. Decorate as desired and add string or twine

Please leave me a comment below if you find this post and its free file useful!!!

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Merry Christmas to all!

Christmas Snow Decorations

Every Christmas should be different. The advantage that a person who owns a cutter machine has is that we can make any idea into reality without spending too much money. Every time that I go to the store and see something that I like before I buy it, I see if I can do it myself. When I go home and try to make it, many ideas come to my mind so I always have a very unique and different project. So before you spend a lot of money buying something that you can do by yourself, give yourself an opportunity to try it. You will be surprised to see the wonderful ideas that will come to your mind.

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This is a really easy and simple project to decorate your windows or glass door this Christmas. The snow flake above is covered with a gift wrap from the dollar store.

Materials:

Settings (Groove-e):

  • F = 48
  • V = 150

Steps:

  1. If you are using a gift wrap to cover the snowflake, then you have to spray the chipboard with the glue on spray and cover the chipboard with the gift wrap before cutting the snowflake. If you just want to use glitter then put the chipboard on the mat and cut the snowflake with your cutter machine.

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The difference in this snowflake from the first one is the glitter. I just cut the Snowflake with my cutter machine, used spray-on glue on top of it and applied silver glitter.

2.  I took the snowflakes and tied them with a fishing line, giving some distance between each of them.

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3.  Then, I took a piece of tape and stuck the fishing line to the top of the window where it is not visible. And your project is done.

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Make your own decoration using your unique ideas and you will have a very special Christmas.

Happy Cutting!!!