14 FREE Craft Projects! Introducing the Holiday Showcase 2021 ๐ŸŽ„

Tis the Season to CREATE… and what better way to kick off this year’s festive crafting than with a whole bunch of creative inspiration from some of your favourite Cricut craft bloggers?

I am thrilled to be a part of the Holiday Showcase for 2021.

In total there are 14 crafters taking part, with projects ranging from greetings cards, paper flowers, 3D papercrafts, HTV pillowcases, print-and-cut crafts and so much more!

Holiday Showcase 2021

What is the Holiday Showcase?

The Holiday Showcase is a collection of 14 FREE craft projects from bloggers such as Gjoa from Special Heart Studio, Amy Romeu, Abbi Kirsten, Nick from The Bearded Housewife and so, so many more.

And of course, there’s a project from me included too! This is my project…

Side edge Christmas cards

Make easy Christmas cards with these free side edge card SVGs that are PERFECT for using up your Christmas craft stash!

Choose from Christmas trees or snowmenโ€ฆ or make them both for a lovely matching pair of cards!

Use your Cricut or other electronic cutting machine to cut the cute Christmas pictures down the right side of the card. The left side is left blank for you to add your own design

14 FREE Holiday Showcase Projects

All of the free craft project from this year’s Holiday Showcase can be found below.

Click the “read more” buttons underneath each project to go to that blogger’s website for the full craft project.

All of the posts should be available from the 15th November onwards. Because of our different timezones, you might find that a couple of them aren’t quite ready yet. If that’s the case, please bookmark this page and come back and try again a little later.

1. Fun & Festive Side-Edge Cards

This is my project for the Holiday Showcase!

Make easy Christmas cards with these free side edge card SVGs that are PERFECT for using up your Christmas craft stash.

Choose from Christmas trees or snowmenโ€ฆ or make them both for a lovely matching pair of cards.

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2. Layered Gift Tag Stickers

Craft your own easy-to-make gift tags to adorn your presents this festive Season!

Jen from Well Crafted Studio has designed these beautiful printable gift tags.

They are made with printable sticker paper using the print-then-cut feature of a Cricut machine.

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3. DIY Christmas Paper Village

Make an advent calendar with a difference with this 3D paper village by Lucy of Paper Glitter Glue.

There is a miniature house for all the days leading up to Christmas.

Each house can be filled with a tasty treat such as chocolate or sweets to help make the countdown to Christmas even more fun!

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4. Wood HTV Door Hanger

Looking forward to enjoying a glass or two of wine with your family and friends this Winter?

Laurie of Craft Room Time has designed this farmhouse style door hanger adorned with heat transfer vinyl (HTV).

The tutorial also includes instructions on how to make the decorative bow on top of the door hanger.

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5. Hand-Lettered Holiday Cards

I am always in awe of hand-lettered greetings cards but I've never given it a try.

Maira from Vial Designs has shared a wonderful tutorial on how to hand-letter your own Christmas cards.

Learn how to make pretty letters and decorate them with doodles and sharing for gorgeous calligraphy-style cards.

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6. Christmas Pillows with Flocked HTV

I was really excited to see this project because I've been thinking about trying flocked HTV for a while.

Get top tips from Natalie of Neli Design on how to use flocked HTV to make these gorgeous Christmas pillows.

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7. Paper Poinsettia Table Arrangement

If you love making paper flowers then this is the project for you!

This stunning poinsettia table arrangement is by Abbi from Abbi Kirsten Collections.

The different flower colours and all the detail in the leaves and foliage make this a real showstopper craft project to add to your table for Christmas dinner.

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8. Hanukkah Earrings with a Cricut

Amy Romeu is the QUEEN of Cricut jewelry making!

She has some absolutely beautiful projects on her website, include lots of free SVGs for earrings and other faux leather projects.

Her latest designs are these Hanukkah dreidel and menorah earrings.

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9. Paper Christmas Wreath

How pretty is this paper Christmas wreath by Gjoa of Special Heart Studio?

The holly leaves, mistletoe and ferns are layered together on top of a foam wreath base and then it's finished off with a beautiful glitter cardstock bow.

Get the free SVGs to make this project by clicking the button below.

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10. Paper Church Pop-Up Card

If you're on the hunt for a more traditional Christmas card then this paper church pop-up card could be just what you're looking for!

Nick from the Bearded Housewife has designed this clever pop-up card in the shape of a church.

It folds flat for posting and when it comes out the envelope it folds out into a 3D card.

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11. Christmas Explosion Card

Make a fun explosion card with a Cricut machine with this step-by-step tutorial by Jenny of My Scrap Menagerie.

This card folds flat to fit in an envelope and when it's pull out, it EXPLODES with glitter, confetti and of course the pop-out card.

This is definitely a craft project to make the family laugh on Christmas Day!

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12. Explosion Box Photo Gift

In case one "explosion" project wasn't enough... here's another!

Emily from Minor DIY has shared this clever explosion box which can be filled with photos, hidden messages and other sentimental items.

It's a card AND a gift, all in one!

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13. Paper Craft Spinning Ornaments

Decorate your Christmas tree with these ornate spinning ornaments from Bettes Makes.

There are a range of different shapes and sizes of ornament included.

Stick the different pieces together to make fun spinning ornaments that look great from any angle!

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14. Handmade Card Holder

Are you looking for a way to hold all your gorgeous greetings cards?

Molly from Molly Q Creates has designed a lovely card holder to put all your Christmas cards in.

You could even use it to make up a "gift set" of cards to give to a loved one this Christmas.

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Join the Christmas Craft Countdown

Do you want EVEN MORE Christmas craft projects?

Well… I’ve got good news!!

My annual Christmas Craft Countdown starts on the 20th November 2021. I’ll be releasing a new craft project EVERY DAY for 20 days!

From layered SVGs to vinyl crafts, greetings cards to 3D decor, each project uses different skills to help you master your Cricut, try new techniques and transform your home for Christmas & Winter.

Sign up now

Happy crafting,