Cricut® Memories Layout
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Cricut® Memories Layout

Showcase your favorite memories using the Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter to create a one-of-a-kind layout.
Designed by Sue Helfrich
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
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Material List

  • Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter
  • Cricut® Ashlyn’s Alphabet Cartridge
  • Cricut Walk in My Garden® Cartridge
  • Cricut Stretch Your Imagination Cartridge
  • Cricut Cuttables Stamp Kit
  • Cricut Deep Cut Blade & Housing
  • Cardstock: Pink, Bright Pink, Green, Dark Green, Rust, Cream, Brown, Brown Patterened
  • Photograph
  • Ink Pad: Brown, Green
  • Dauber
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Foam Tape
  • Adhesive

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Use one 12-inch x 12-inch sheet of bright pink cardstock as layout base. Cut one 11½-inch x 11½-inch block of cream cardstock. Adhere to layout.

Step: 2

Cut one 6-inch x 3-inch block of brown patterned cardstock. Cut one 6-inch x 6-inch block of green cardstock. Use brown ink on edges. Adhere blocks to layout as shown. Cut one 6-inch x 2-inch block of bright pink cardstock. Use brown ink on edges. Adhere to layout as shown.

Step: 3

Cut one 7-inch x 4¾-inch block of rust cardstock. Mount photograph on rust block. Adhere to layout as shown.

Step: 4

Create stamp: Install deep cut blade. Change speed to 3 and blade depth to 5. Using Stretch your Imagination cartridge and stamp sheet, select Flip function and cut one 2½-inch <Flrsh2>. Put stamp together. Stamp fern on layout as shown using green ink. Let dry. Replace deep cut blade with normal blade.

Step: 5

Cut Fern: Using dark green cardstock, cut one 3½-inch .Use brown ink on edges. Set aside.

Step: 6

Cut flowers: Using Walk in My Garden cartridge and pink cardstock, press Shift and cut one 3-inch, two 4-inch, and one 5-inch . Using pink cardstock, select Blackout feature, press Shift, and cut one 5-inch . Adhere flowers and fern to layout as shown, using foam tape for largest flower.

Step: 7

Cut Memories: Using Ashlyn’s Alphabet cartridge and brown cardstock, cut 2¼-inch letters to spell Memories. Repeat cuts using cream cardstock and Base Shadow feature. Layer and adhere to bright pink block as shown.


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