Create Joy Frame
Add to Favorites Print

Create Joy Frame

There’s no end to the design possibilities when you use the Yudu® Personal Screen Printer and Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter. This unique frame is simply charming.
Designed by Sue Helfrich and Jill Webster
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Get exclusive offers about this product and more!

Material List

  • Yudu® Personal Screen Printer
  • Yudu Ink, Secondary Set, Orange
  • Yudu Ink, Neutral Set, Tan
  • Yudu Blank Transparencies
  • Yudu 220 Mesh Screen
  • Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter
  • Cricut® Alphalicious Cartridge
  • Cricut Joys of the Season Cartridge
  • Cricut Stretch your Imagination Cartridge
  • Cricut DesignStudio® Software
  • Cricut Cuttables Vinyl Burnt Umber
  • Cricut Cuttables Vinyl Latte
  • Cricut Cuttables Vinyl Transfer Tape
  • Computedr and Printer
  • Cardstock: Beige, Black, Brown, Green, Dark Green
  • Frame (10½-inch x 10½-inch)
  • Paint: Brown
  • Paintbrush
  • Ink Pad: Brown
  • Dauber
  • Scissors
  • Foam Tape
  • Adhesive

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Paint frame. Let dry.

Step: 2

Using your computer, design a page filled with Summer * Pear * Fruit print in your choice of font style. Print onto a transparency. Expose design onto a screen as directed in Yudu manual.

Step: 3

Pull Summer * Pear * Fruit * onto one 12-inch x 12-inch sheet of beige cardstock using orange ink. Let dry. Trim to fit frame.

Step: 4

Cut Flourish: Using Stretch your Imagination cartridge and black cardstock, select Silhouette feature, press Shift and cut one 4-inch and one 6-inch <Flrsh2-s>. Expose design onto a screen as directed in Yudu manual.

Step: 5

Place a bead of tan ink on flourish screen. Pull flourishes onto frame. Let dry.

Step: 6

Cut pear: Using Joys of the Season cartridge and green cardstock, press Shift and cut one 5¼-inch <Pear>. Repeat cut using brown cardstock and Shadow feature. Using dark green cardstock, select Layers feature, press and cut one 5¼-inch <Pear>. Layer pear together.

Step: 7

Mix a small amount of tan and orange ink together on flourish screen. Pull design onto pear. Let dry. Ink edges. Adhere pear to Summer * Pear * Fruit * piece using foam tape.

Step: 8

Set blade depth to 4 and pressure to medium.

Step: 9

Cut JOY: Using Cricut DesignsStudio, select Alphaliciouos cartridge. Select letters to spell JOY. Stretch word to 2-inches x 3½-inches. Cut page from burnt umber vinyl. Use transfer tape to place JOY on frame as shown.

Step: 10

Cut create: Select letters to spell create. Weld letters together and slant to the right. Stretch word to 1-inch x 4¾-inches. Cut page from latte vinyl. Use transfer tape to place create on frame as shown.


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