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Christmas Nativity Set


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Design by: CricutDesignTeam (1007 Projects)
Project skill level: easy
Project time: less than 30 minutes
Project tags: Christmas Holiday Holiday Décor Monochramatic Bohemian

This beautiful nativity will add the perfect touch to your Christmas decorations!

CRICUT ®: WHAT WAS USED

OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED

  • Cricut Craft Room® Design Software
  • Pearl cardstock (3)
  • Adhesive
  • Cream cardstock (2)
  • Thin chipboard (5)
  • Tan cardstock (1)
  • Sky blue cardstock (4)
  • Straw cardstock (1)
  • Light blue cardstock (3)
  • Brown cardstock (4)
  • Navy cardstock (4)
  • Dark brown cardstock (5)
  • Gold cardstock (4)
  • Flesh tone cardstock (3)
  • Dark gold cardstock (4)
  • Darker flesh tone cardstock (3)

Project Cut Files

STEP-BY-STEP How-TO INSTRUCTIONS

Cricut® Cuts:
A Quilted Christmas Cartridge
1. Baby Jesus
a. Chipboard base (3 ¼” )
b. Brown hair (3 ¼” )
c. Gold manger base (3 ¼” )
d. Dark gold manger detail (3 ¼” Shift + )
e. Straw hay (3 ¼” Layer1 + )
f. Pearl blanket (3 ¼” Layer1 + Shift + )
g. Flesh tone face (3 ¼” Layer2 + )
h. Brown eye (3 ¼” Layer2 + Shift + )

2. Mary
a. Chipboard base (5” )
b. Light blue dress (5” )
c. Sky blue sleeves (5” Shift + )
d. Pearl cloak (5” Layer1 + )
e. Brown hair (5” Layer1 + Shift + )
f. Flesh tone face and hands (5” Layer2 + )
g. Brown lips (5” Layer2 + Shift + )

3. Joseph
a. Chipboard base (6” )
b. Flesh tone face and arms (6” )
c. Sky blue tunic (6” Shift + )
d. Pearl tunic detail (6” Layer1 + )
e. Navy robe (6” Layer1 + Shift + )
f. Brown beard and eyebrows (6” Layer1 + Shift + )
g. Dark brown shepherd’s crook and facial features (6” Layer2 + )
h. Brown belt (6” Layer2 + Shift + )

4. Angel
a. Gold wing base (6 ½” )
b. Sky blue dress base (6 ½” )
c. Dark gold wing detail (6 ½” Shift + )
d. Dark brown hair (6 ½” Layer1 + )
e. Flesh tone face and hands (6 ½” Layer1 + Shift + )
f. Pearl dress detail (6 ½” Layer2 + )
g. Dark brown facial features (6 ½” Layer2 + Shift + )

5. First Wise Man
a. Chipboard base (8” )
b. Flesh tone skin (8” )
c. Light blue robe and sleeve (8” Shift + )
d. Gold frankincense (8” Shift + )
e. Sky blue robe detail (8” Layer1 + )
f. Brown head wrap detail (8” Layer1 + )
g. Brown hair and sandals (8” Layer1 + Shift + )
h. Pearl head wrap (8” Layer2 + )
i. Dark gold frankincense detail (8” Layer2 + )

6. Second Wise Man
a. Chipboard base (8 ¼” )
b. Darker flesh tone skin (8 ¼” )
c. Navy robe and sleeve (8 ¼” Shift + )
d. Dark gold box (8 ¼” Layer1 + )
e. Light blue robe detail and crown (8 ¼” Layer1 + )
f. Dark brown hair and sandals (8 ¼” Layer1 + Shift + )
g. Gold crown and box (8 ¼” Layer2 + )
h. Dark brown eye (8 ¼” Layer2 + Shift + )

7. Third Wise Man
a. Chipboard base (7 ¾” )
b. Brown skin (7 ¾” )
c. Light blue robe and arm (7 ¾” Shift + )
d. Pearl myrrh detail (7 ¾” Shift + )
e. Sky blue robe detail (7 ¾” Layer1 + )
f. Dark gold myrrh detail (7 ¾” Layer1 + )
g. Dark brown hair and sandals (7 ¾” Layer1 + Shift + )
h. Pearl turban (7 ¾” Layer2 + )
i. Gold myrrh (7 ¾” Layer2 + )
j. Dark brown eye and turban base (7 ¾” Layer2 + Shift + )

8. Shepherd Man
a. Chipboard base (8” )
b. Navy robe (8” )
c. Dark brown sandals (8” )
d. Light blue robe detail (8” Shift + )
e. Cream lamb (8” Layer1 + )
f. Flesh tone face and arms (8” Layer1 + Shift + )
g. Dark brown facial features and lamb’s head (8” Layer2 + )

9. Shepherd Boy
a. Chipboard base (8” )
b. Flesh tone skin (8” )
c. Sky blue head wrap detail (8” Shift + )
d. Navy robe (8” Shift + )
e. Light blue robe detail and head band (8” Layer1 + )
f. Brown shepherd’s crook and eye (8” Layer1 + Shift + )
g. Navy blue sleeve and belt (8” Layer2 + )
h. Brown sandal (8” Layer2 + )
i. Brown hair (8” Layer3 + Shift + )

Cricut® Cuts continued on step 2...
Cricut® Cuts:
10. Camel
a. Chipboard base (9 ¾” )
b. Dark brown body and eyes (9 ¾” )
c. Brown body detail (9 ¾” Layer1 + )
d. Gold blanket base (9 ¾” Layer1 + Shift + )
e. Navy blanket (9 ¾” Layer3 + Shift + )
f. Light blue blanket detail (9 ¾” Layer2 + )
g. Light blue blanket detail (9 ¾” Layer2 + Shift + )

11. Donkey
a. Chipboard base (6 ¼” )
b. Dark brown body (6 ¼” )
c. Brown body detail (6 ¼” Layer1 + )
d. Gold blanket base (6 ¼” Layer1 + Shift + )
e. Navy blanket (6 ¼” Layer2 + )
f. Light blue blanket detail (6 ¼” Layer2 + Shift + )

12. Lamb
a. Chipboard base (3 ¾” )
b. Dark brown head and legs (3 ¾” )
c. Tan wool and facial features (3 ¾” Shift + )
d. Cream wool detail (3 ¾” Layer1 + )
e. Brown holly (3 ¾” Layer1 +Shift + )
f. Gold bell (3 ¾” Layer2 + )

Cricut Craft Room® Basics Exclusive
13. Figure Stands
a. Six chipboard figure stands (2” Shift + )

Create nativity scene from cuts 1a-12f. Layer together.
Use Cricut Craft Room® Design Software to create figure stands from cuts 13a. Use CCR file to cut. Adhere to back of each image.
Embellish as desired.

Step 1

Cricut® Cuts:
A Quilted Christmas Cartridge
1. Baby Jesus
a. Chipboard base (3 ¼” )
b. Brown hair (3 ¼” )
c. Gold manger base (3 ¼” )
d. Dark gold manger detail (3 ¼” Shift + )
e. Straw hay (3 ¼” Layer1 + )
f. Pearl blanket (3 ¼” Layer1 + Shift + )
g. Flesh tone face (3 ¼” Layer2 + )
h. Brown eye (3 ¼” Layer2 + Shift + )

2. Mary
a. Chipboard base (5” )
b. Light blue dress (5” )
c. Sky blue sleeves (5” Shift + )
d. Pearl cloak (5” Layer1 + )
e. Brown hair (5” Layer1 + Shift + )
f. Flesh tone face and hands (5” Layer2 + )
g. Brown lips (5” Layer2 + Shift + )

3. Joseph
a. Chipboard base (6” )
b. Flesh tone face and arms (6” )
c. Sky blue tunic (6” Shift + )
d. Pearl tunic detail (6” Layer1 + )
e. Navy robe (6” Layer1 + Shift + )
f. Brown beard and eyebrows (6” Layer1 + Shift + )
g. Dark brown shepherd’s crook and facial features (6” Layer2 + )
h. Brown belt (6” Layer2 + Shift + )

4. Angel
a. Gold wing base (6 ½” )
b. Sky blue dress base (6 ½” )
c. Dark gold wing detail (6 ½” Shift + )
d. Dark brown hair (6 ½” Layer1 + )
e. Flesh tone face and hands (6 ½” Layer1 + Shift + )
f. Pearl dress detail (6 ½” Layer2 + )
g. Dark brown facial features (6 ½” Layer2 + Shift + )

5. First Wise Man
a. Chipboard base (8” )
b. Flesh tone skin (8” )
c. Light blue robe and sleeve (8” Shift + )
d. Gold frankincense (8” Shift + )
e. Sky blue robe detail (8” Layer1 + )
f. Brown head wrap detail (8” Layer1 + )
g. Brown hair and sandals (8” Layer1 + Shift + )
h. Pearl head wrap (8” Layer2 + )
i. Dark gold frankincense detail (8” Layer2 + )

6. Second Wise Man
a. Chipboard base (8 ¼” )
b. Darker flesh tone skin (8 ¼” )
c. Navy robe and sleeve (8 ¼” Shift + )
d. Dark gold box (8 ¼” Layer1 + )
e. Light blue robe detail and crown (8 ¼” Layer1 + )
f. Dark brown hair and sandals (8 ¼” Layer1 + Shift + )
g. Gold crown and box (8 ¼” Layer2 + )
h. Dark brown eye (8 ¼” Layer2 + Shift + )

7. Third Wise Man
a. Chipboard base (7 ¾” )
b. Brown skin (7 ¾” )
c. Light blue robe and arm (7 ¾” Shift + )
d. Pearl myrrh detail (7 ¾” Shift + )
e. Sky blue robe detail (7 ¾” Layer1 + )
f. Dark gold myrrh detail (7 ¾” Layer1 + )
g. Dark brown hair and sandals (7 ¾” Layer1 + Shift + )
h. Pearl turban (7 ¾” Layer2 + )
i. Gold myrrh (7 ¾” Layer2 + )
j. Dark brown eye and turban base (7 ¾” Layer2 + Shift + )

8. Shepherd Man
a. Chipboard base (8” )
b. Navy robe (8” )
c. Dark brown sandals (8” )
d. Light blue robe detail (8” Shift + )
e. Cream lamb (8” Layer1 + )
f. Flesh tone face and arms (8” Layer1 + Shift + )
g. Dark brown facial features and lamb’s head (8” Layer2 + )

9. Shepherd Boy
a. Chipboard base (8” )
b. Flesh tone skin (8” )
c. Sky blue head wrap detail (8” Shift + )
d. Navy robe (8” Shift + )
e. Light blue robe detail and head band (8” Layer1 + )
f. Brown shepherd’s crook and eye (8” Layer1 + Shift + )
g. Navy blue sleeve and belt (8” Layer2 + )
h. Brown sandal (8” Layer2 + )
i. Brown hair (8” Layer3 + Shift + )

Cricut® Cuts continued on step 2...

Step 2

Cricut® Cuts:
10. Camel
a. Chipboard base (9 ¾” )
b. Dark brown body and eyes (9 ¾” )
c. Brown body detail (9 ¾” Layer1 + )
d. Gold blanket base (9 ¾” Layer1 + Shift + )
e. Navy blanket (9 ¾” Layer3 + Shift + )
f. Light blue blanket detail (9 ¾” Layer2 + )
g. Light blue blanket detail (9 ¾” Layer2 + Shift + )

11. Donkey
a. Chipboard base (6 ¼” )
b. Dark brown body (6 ¼” )
c. Brown body detail (6 ¼” Layer1 + )
d. Gold blanket base (6 ¼” Layer1 + Shift + )
e. Navy blanket (6 ¼” Layer2 + )
f. Light blue blanket detail (6 ¼” Layer2 + Shift + )

12. Lamb
a. Chipboard base (3 ¾” )
b. Dark brown head and legs (3 ¾” )
c. Tan wool and facial features (3 ¾” Shift + )
d. Cream wool detail (3 ¾” Layer1 + )
e. Brown holly (3 ¾” Layer1 +Shift + )
f. Gold bell (3 ¾” Layer2 + )

Cricut Craft Room® Basics Exclusive
13. Figure Stands
a. Six chipboard figure stands (2” Shift + )

Step 3

Create nativity scene from cuts 1a-12f. Layer together.

Step 4

Use Cricut Craft Room® Design Software to create figure stands from cuts 13a. Use CCR file to cut. Adhere to back of each image.

Step 5

Embellish as desired.

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SHOWCASED - A FEATURED PROJECT
SHOWCASED - A FEATURED PROJECT
PRIZED - PROJECT FAVED 25+ TIMES
PRIZED - PROJECT FAVED 25+ TIMES
CELEBRATED - PROJECT FAVED 50+ TIMES
CELEBRATED - PROJECT FAVED 50+ TIMES
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Totally cool!!

Published on September 17, 2012 by blurobin Flag Comment As Inappropriate
This is a fantastic project!

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