Hi Guys! Come on in and see what I’m doing today! I am making a Kettlebell Birthday Card for my son-in-law’s birthday.
Above is a screenshot of the card I designed in Cricut Design Space. I found the kettlebell by searching in Google images – it was surprisingly easy to find an .svg of a kettlebell. Who knew?
Here are the cutout pieces. I used Close To My Heart cardstock in White Daisy, Whisper and Black. I uploaded the kettlebell from Google Images into Cricut Design Space, the weights are from the Cricut ’Team Spirit’ cartridge, and the font is Cricut Alphabet.
“Happy Bell-Day”, lol.
The weights are cut out of CTMH Whisper cardstock. In the past, it was tricky cutting designs with such intricate cuts, but since I got the Cricut Maker, I have no problem. On the Maker, you choose your specific type of material – it is as specific as the weight of your cardstock. In the past the designs would often either tear or not cut all the way through. No. Longer. An. Issue.
I popped up the kettlebell with Thin 3D Foam Squares – available on amazon – so there would be some shadow under the numbers. He’s 34 this year – isn’t it cool that you can customize projects like this?
I used the We R Memory Keepers Envelope Generator app to create a customized envelope with my WRMK 1-2-3 Punch Board. You enter the card width and card height and it calculates what size paper you need and the Punch Guide Measurement (when, oh when are they going to fix the spelling of measurement????).
Here’s the finished card. I used the CTMH Gold Shimmer Brush to add a little sparkle to the kettlebell. Hey, even guys need a little bling . . .
Hey, if you’d like to see some of my other projects, check out my Instagram and Pinterest board, and I would LOVE it if you would follow me.
As always, I’m Livin’ the Moments . . .