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Saturday, December 14, 2013

FREEBIE! Merry Christmas card sentiment

Samantha is one of my favorite fonts and I have been playing with it a lot lately. The typeface is so pretty and I thought it would make a beautiful greeting for a Christmas card.

Instead of printing it out on the card like I usually do, I cut the greeting out on vinyl at a setting of Blade 2, Speed 8, Thickness 5, and using a relatively new blade with the Silhouette Cameo. The cut was very intricate but the Cameo did a beautiful job. The swirls are almost as thin as hair!

Using the Swell Noel Icons (cut its/svg) and the vinyl cuts, I made these two cards fairly quickly. I decided to use the simple shapes because I wanted the lettering to stand out. I love how the Swell Noel Icons paired so perfectly with the greeting!

Laura Worthington is the creator of the Samantha font and I have her permission to give away this word art. To download your free Merry Christmas greeting, just click HERE. The zip file includes the sentiment in both the .studio and .mtc formats. You can use this for print-and-cut or for just cutting out.

Files used:
Swell Noel Icons Cut Its (SVG included)
Merry Christmas from Jin (free download)


  1. Wow! I love it!! I counldn´t believe the size of the fonts when you showed it on Facebook!! I really love the final card!!! It´s so loveley and sweet!! Thanks for sharing!!!! :)

  2. They look gorgeous! I always forget that vinyl looks just as good on a card as paper. :D

  3. Thanks for this beautiful sentiment.It looks gorgeous on your cards!

  4. Thanks Jin, It looks soo beautiful, have a Wonderful Holiday season..

  5. Thank you Lori and Jin! Beautiful sentiment! I love using vinyl for delicate scripts on paper! Your cards are always so great! Merry Christmas!

  6. Thanks for the sentiment download. Interested to know what patterned paper you used for your deer - it looks fabulous!

  7. many thanks Jin Yong....Happy Christmas to you and yours...

  8. Thank you Jin...Merry Christmas to you and your family!!

  9. These are lovely, Jin! I love the idea of using vinyl instead of printing on the computer. It came out very nice. Merry Christmas!

  10. These cards are beautiful and so elegant! Using vinyl is a great idea for such intricate cuts. Thanks for the free file!

  11. Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for a Happy New Year!
    Bring you Good wishes of happiness.

    Sorry for greeting you earlier,, just don't want miss saying this.
    By the way, I'm clotee. It's my first time visiting your blog. I am blogger too, and now try my best luck to open an e-store. Nice to know you.


  12. Gorgeous cards, thank you for the font! ~Diane

  13. Beautiful,thank you for sharing.

  14. TY so much :o). I was wondering, I bought the Samantha fonts, what program do you use to see all the characters?