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Monday, November 16, 2020

Thanksgiving Slimline Card

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Made this Thanksgiving card using my Cricut Explore Air and Simon dies. When I started out making this card I was cutting Kraft cardstock and when I went to score & crease I noticed the cardstock was not straight. I thought I cut it incorreclty so proceeded to cut another pieces, same thing happened. Turns out the Kraft cardstock is not cut even on the 8 1/2" side. Have only used a few sheets out of packet from Hobby Lobby so wondering if they will allow me to exchange for a new pack (I do not have receipt)? Has this happened to anyone else?


 






 


 

 

 

 


Supplies

cardstock/paper:  browns, red core'dinations, white, yellow 

  patt - leaves

Cricut: cartidges -  Simply Scarecrow - leaves,

  Thanksgiving sentiment written w/ Copper pen

  machine - Explore Air

Simon: die - Slimline Nested Rectangles - to cut the darker brown frame 

Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - walnut stain

 

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Entering this in: 

Bitten by the Bug 2 Ch Thanksgiving 11/22

CHNC Nov Pattern Ch  11/30  

Dies R Us Ch157 Happy Fall Y'All  1/3  11/28

10 comments:

  1. too cute! I have been wanting to try a slimline! thanks for sharing with us at BBTB2

    Alicia

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  2. Very cute slim line card and I do have cardstock that isn't completely square and some are worse than others. I usually just trim it after I fold it to have the edges all even. Making them parallel or at right angles to the fold.Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

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  3. This is a beautiful fall card! Thanks for linking up to the DRU challenge. Best of luck to you!

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  4. Wonderful card with great patterned paper. Thanks for joining us at CHNC Patterned Paper Challenge this month.

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  5. So pretty! Thanks for joining us at BBTB2!

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  7. Nice card - I don't think I have ever had an uneven package - but it would be worth a try to take it in especially if you have the wrapper to show it is from their store?? I buy my Kraft by Colorbok from Walmart - I love it! It is nice and thick and around $5 for 50 sheets - they might have raised the price to $5.88 now - as some of the Colorbok sold there is now $5.88 - best Kraft I have ever purchased - I have purchased both the 12x12 [not sure how many in this size] and the 8 1/2 x 11

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  8. What a fabulous Thanksgiving card. I love the bg paper and the leaves, so cute! The writing is perfect and elegant! Thanks for joining us at bbtb2.

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  9. How frustrating with the cardstock being uneven!!! I'd say try taking the package back...the worst they can say is no. Because that is just not acceptable in a product. Love the card, have seen several slimline cards lately and keep meaning to make one. Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!
    :)
    Michelle

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  10. Love the card. The leaves are the perfect embellishments. Thanks for joining the challenge at Bitten By The Bug. Dorlene DT BBTB2

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