Mom Frame
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Mom Frame

This simple frame is a wonderful gift for any mother, made with the Cricut Expression and Cuttlebug machines.
Designed by Betsy Veldman
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
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Material List

  • Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter with Plantin SchoolBook Cartridge
  • Cricut® A Child’s Year Cartridge
  • Cricut Calligraphy Collection Cartridge
  • Cricut Solutions™ Home Accents Cartridge
  • Cuttlebug® Die Cutter and Embosser
  • Cuttlebug A2 Embossing Folder, Swiss Dots
  • 5-inch x 7-inch Frame
  • Cardstock: Cream, Brown, Light Green
  • Glitter Brads: Pink (2)
  • Rhinestone: Pink
  • Ink Pad: Brown
  • Dauber
  • Craft Knife
  • Foam Adhesive
  • Adhesive

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Cover frame with light green cardstock. Use craft knife to trim away opening. Ink edges.

Step: 2

Cut label. Using Home Accents cartridge and cream cardstock, select Blackout feature and cut one 2-inch and one 1¾-inch <Label>. Ink edges. Emboss smaller label using Cuttlebug machine and Swiss Dots embossing folder. Layer together using foam adhesive. Embellish with glitter brads as shown. Adhere to bottom of frame.

Step: 3

Cut mother and child. Using A Child’s Year cartridge and brown cardstock, cut one 2¼-inch <Mom>. Adhere to label as shown.

Step: 4

Cut MOM. Using Calligraphy Collection cartridge and brown cardstock, select Inspiration feature and cut 1¼-inch letters to spell MOM. Adhere to top of frame.

Step: 5

Cut heart. Using Plantin SchoolBook cartridge and brown cardstock, cut one ½-inch <heart>. Adhere to center of O. Embellish with a rhinestone.


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