Butterfly Frame
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Butterfly Frame


This beautiful frame would make a wonderful gift or addition to any home décor, made with the Gypsy handheld design studio for Cricut, Cricut Expression machine, and Yudu machine.
Designed by Jill Webster
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Gypsy™ Handheld Design Studio for Cricut®
  • Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter
  • Yudu™ Personal Screen Printer
  • Yudu 220 Mesh Screen
  • Yudu Emulsion Sheets
  • Yudu Ink, Primary Set: Red
  • Yudu Ink, Muted Set: Olive
  • Cardstock: Red, Beige, Black
  • Wooden Frame: 17¼-inch x 17¼-inch
  • Paint: Black
  • Paintbrush
  • Ribbon: Black (24-inch length)
  • Ink Pad: Brown
  • Dauber
  • Foam Tape
  • Adhesive
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Paint frame. Let dry.


Step: 2

Using Gypsy, select Gypsy Wanderings cartridge. Click cross (Row 5 Key 9) and size to 2-inches. Repeat until there are six crosses filling top of 12-inch x 12-inch mat. Weld crosses together. Copy and paste row five times to fill entire mat, welding each row together. Cut from black cardstock. Burn cross pattern to Yudu screen as directed. Pull design on one 12-inch x 12-inch sheet of red cardstock using olive ink.


Step: 3

Select flourish (Row 5 Key 3) and size to 4-inches. Copy and paste three times. Cut from black cardstock. Arrange flourishes as desired and burn onto Yudu screen as directed. Pull design on frame as shown using red ink.


Step: 4

Click cross (Row 5 Key 9) and size to 2¼-inches. Rotate cross to create square. Click flourish (Row 5 Key 3) and size to 3-inches. Rotate and place vertically atop cross. Copy and paste flourish. Rotate and place horizontally beside square to form corner as shown. Weld together. Cut from black cardstock. Burn design onto Yudu screen as directed. Pull design on frame as shown using red ink.


Step: 5

Select Gypsy Font cartridge. Click middle left function key. Click L and stretch to 1-inch. Click off function key and click letters to spell ife Is A Journey. Weld words together. Slant phrase and stretch to 11-inches wide. Copy and paste phrase five times to fill mat. Cut from black cardstock. Adhere phrase to red cardstock sheet.


Step: 6

Select Gypsy Wanderings cartridge. Click butterfly (Row3 Key 10) and size to 7-inches wide. Cut from beige cardstock three times. Adhere together. Ink edges. Adhere to red cardstock sheet using foam tape. Adhere ribbon to back of frame to hang.


Tips

Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.