This frame is a wonderful gift for Mother’s Day. You’ll be surprised at how quickly it can be done with the Cricut Expression and Cuttlebug machines!
Designed by Betsy Veldman
- Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter
- Cricut® Plantin SchoolBook™ Cartridge
- Cricut® Fabulous Finds Cartridge
- Cricut® Solutions Home Accents Cartridge
- Cricut® Solutions Indie Art Cartridge
- Cuttlebug® Die Cutter and Embosser
- Cuttlebug® A2 Embossing Folder, Swiss Dots
- Cardstock: Kraft, White, Green, Pink, Light Blue
- Black and White Photograph
- Pink Rhinestones (2)
- Pink Buttons (3)
- Green Ribbon
- Sentiment Stamp
- Brown Ink
- Paper Trimmer
- Hole Punch
- Foam Adhesive
Cut frames. Using Fabulous Finds cartridge and kraft cardstock, select Windows feature, press Shift, and cut one 5¾-inch <trialbm2>. Repeat cut using kraft cardstock and Blackout feature.
Cut inserts. Using white cardstock, select Inserts feature, press Shift, and cut two 5¾-inch <trialbm2>. Emboss inserts using Cuttlebug machine and Swiss Dots embossing folder.
Crop photograph to fit inside circular window. Adhere behind frame’s circular window. Layer frames and inserts and adhere together.
Cut frame. Using pink cardstock, select Windows feature, press Shift, and cut one 5¼-inch <trialbm2>. Cut panels apart. Emboss panels. Adhere panels to frame base using foam adhesive.
Cut butterflies. Using Indie Art cartridge and green cardstock, select Blackout feature and cut two 2-inch <Buterfly>. Adhere over rectangular windows. Accent centers with rhinestones.
Cut flourishes. Using Home Accents cartridge and light blue cardstock, cut three 1¾-inch <Corner3>. Adhere beneath windows as shown. Knot jute through buttons and adhere to flourishes.
Cut title. Using Plantin SchoolBook cartridge and green cardstock, cut ¾-inch letters to spell MOM. Adhere above photograph.
Punch a hole at the top of the center panel. Thread ribbon through hole and tie into a bow.
Cut tag. Using Plantin SchoolBook cartridge and light blue cardstock, cut one 1-inch <tag>. Stamp sentiment with brown ink and tie to bow with jute.
Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.