Fresh Spring Layout
Celebrate the arrival of spring with this cheery layout, made with the Cricut Expression machine.
- Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter
- Cricut® Everyday Paper Dolls Cartridge
- Cricut A Child’s Year Cartridge
- Cricut Stretch Your Imagination Cartridge
- Cricut Graphically Speaking Cartridge
- Cardstock: White Swiss Dot, Orange, Green, Red, Pink, Dark Pink, White, Blue
- Sewing Machine and White Thread
- Buttons: Assorted
- Rickrack: Green
- Twine: White
- Paper Trimmer
- Foam Adhesive
Use one 12-inch x 12-inch sheet of white Swiss dot cardstock as layout base.
Cut scalloped rectangle. Using A Child’s Year cartridge and blue cardstock, select Card feature, press Shift, and cut one 10½-inch <Dog2-s>. Adhere to layout as shown.
Cut three 3 1/8-inch x 4 5/8-inch blocks of white cardstock. Adhere to scalloped rectangle as shown. Cut one 9½-inch x 5/8-inch strip of dark pink cardstock. Adhere above white blocks. Cut one 9½-inch x 1-inch strip of red cardstock. Adhere below white blocks. Cut one 9½-inch x ½-inch strip of green cardstock. Adhere below red strip. Machine stitch across all strips as shown. Adhere rickrack along dark pink strip as shown.
Cut fresh. Using Graphically Speaking cartridge and orange cardstock, select Jumbled feature and cut one 2¾-inch <Image33>. Adhere to layout as shown.
Cut Spring. Using Stretch your Imagination cartridge and green cardstock, select Silhouette feature, press Shift, and cut one 3¾-inch <Spring-s>. Adhere below fresh.
Cut kite. Using Everyday Paper Dolls cartridge and red cardstock, select Headwear feature, press Shift, and cut one 2½-inch <SprngB-s>. Repeat cut using orange, green, and pink cardstock. Cut apart orange, green, and pink kites. Layer onto red kite as shown. Adhere to layout as shown using foam adhesive.
Thread twine through buttons. Adhere to page as shown.
Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.