Kate’s Garden Layout
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Kate’s Garden Layout


Celebrate the arrival of spring with this cheery layout, made with the Cricut Expression machine.
Designed by Georgina Jarvie
Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter
  • Cricut® Walk in My Garden® Cartridge
  • Cricut Simply Sweet Cartridge
  • Cricut A Child’s Year Cartridge
  • Cardstock: Floral Patterned, Striped, Pink, Light Pink, Brown, Green
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Foam Mounting Squares
  • Adhesive
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Use one 12-inch x 12-inch sheet of pink cardstock as layout base. Cut one 11¾-inch x 11¾-inch block of brown cardstock. Adhere to layout.


Step: 2

Cut two 6-inch x 4-inch blocks of striped cardstock. Cut two 5¾-inch x 4¾-inch blocks of floral patterned cardstock. Layer together using mounting squares. Adhere to layout as shown.


Step: 3

Cut butterfly. Using Walking in My Garden cartridge and striped cardstock, cut one 1½-inch <btfly3>. Repeat cut using pink cardstock and Shadow feature. Repeat cut using Blackout feature. Using green cardstock, press Shift and cut one 1½-inch <btfly3-s>. Adhere striped piece to shadow. Adhere blackout piece to striped piece, folding so wings stay up. Adhere green layers to blackout piece. Adhere butterfly to layout as shown.


Step: 4

Cut wheelbarrow. Using green paper, cut one 1¼-inch <whlbrw>. Using pink cardstock, press Shift and cut one 1¼-inch <whlbrw-s>. Layer flowers and green wheelbarrow to layout as shown.


Step: 5

Cut Kates Garden. Using Simply Sweet cartridge and light pink cardstock, cut 1½-inch letters to spell Kates Garden. Repeat cuts using green cardstock and Shadow feature. Layer and adhere to layout as shown.


Step: 6

Cut flowers. Using light pink cardstock, cut two 1-inch <flower>. Using light pink cardstock, select Shadow feature and cut one 1-inch <flower>. Using green cardstock, cut one 1-inch <flower>. Using green cardstock, select Shadow feature and cut two 1-inch <flower>. Layer and adhere to layout as shown.


Step: 7

Cut girl. Using A Child’s Year cartridge and light pink cardstock, cut one 3¾-inch <Garden3>. Repeat cut using pink cardstock and Shadow feature. Layer together. Adhere to layout as shown using mounting squares.


Tips

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