Escape Vacation Journal
Chronicle your vacation adventures in this great journal, made with the Cricut Expression machine and Life is a Beach cartridge.
Designed by Betsy Veldman
- Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter
- Cricut® Plantin SchoolBook Cartridge
- Cricut Life is a Beach Cartridge
- Cardstock: Brown, Kraft, Green
- Buttons: Brown (2)
- Ribbon: Green
- Alphabet Stamps
- Ink: Brown
- Paper Trimmer
Adhere kraft cardstock to front and back of journal.
Tie ribbon into bow around journal spine.
Cut leaf border: Using Life is a Beach cartridge and green cardstock, select Border feature and cut one 2-inch <Leaf1>. Ink edges. Adhere to journal as shown.
Adhere a strip of ribbon across journal cover as shown.
Cut escape: Using brown cardstock, select Title Words feature and cut one 2-inch <Leaf1>. Adhere to cover as shown.
Cut leaf: Using green cardstock, cut one 1½-inch <Leaf1>. Adhere to title, layering over brown leaf. Tie jute through buttonholes and adhere one button to leaf.
Cut circle: Using Plantin SchoolBook cartridge and green cardstock, cut one 3½-inch <circle>. Use alphabet stamps and brown ink to stamp SUMMER VACATION JOURNAL on circle as shown. Adhere to journal and trim excess. Accent with button as shown.
Cut charm: Using Life is a Beach cartridge and brown cardstock, select Charms feature and cut one 2-inch <Leaf1>. Tie to ribbon on spine using jute.
Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.