Kwanzaa Card
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Kwanzaa Card

Send this colorful card to your family and friends for Kwanzaa! It’s made with the Cricut Expression and Cuttlebug machines.
Designed by Georgina Jarvie
Craft Time: 30 minutes
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Material List

  • Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter
  • Cricut® Lyrical Letters Cartridge
  • Cuttlebug® Die Cutter and Embosser
  • Cuttlebug A2 Embossing Folder, D’vine Swirl
  • Cardstock: Orange, Black, Red, Yellow, Green
  • Ribbon: Yellow (½-yard length)
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Scissors
  • Foam Mounting Squares
  • Spray Adhesive
  • Adhesive

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Cut one 6-inch x 9-inch block of black cardstock. Fold in half to create card base.

Step: 2

Cut one 5¾-inch x 4¼-inch block of red cardstock. Adhere to card front using mounting squares.

Step: 3

Cut one 5-inch x 1¾-inch block of orange cardstock. Emboss using Cuttlebug machine and D’vine Swirl embossing folder. Cut one 5½-inch x 2½-inch block of yellow cardstock. Cut one 5¼-inch x 2-inch block of black cardstock. Layer blocks. Adhere to card using mounting squares.

Step: 4

Cut Kwanzaa. Using Lyrical Letters cartridge and red cardstock, cut one 1-inch K, w, and a. Using black cardstock, cut one 1-inch n. Using green paper, cut one 1-inch z and two 1-inch a’s. Use spray adhesive to adhere to card as shown.

Step: 5

Tie ribbon around top of card as shown. Trim ends.


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