Smile It’s Spring Card
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Smile It’s Spring Card


This whimsical card is perfect for almost any occasion, made with the Cricut Expression machine and Cricut DesignStudio software.
Designed by Camille Robinson
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter
  • Cricut® A Child’s Year Cartridge
  • Cricut DesignStudio® Software
  • Cricut Color™ Inks, Basic Collection
  • Brown Marker
  • Sewing Machine and Brown Thread
  • Cardstock: Pink, Blue, Brown, Off-White
  • Patterned Paper: Assorted Styles
  • Brads: White
  • Ribbon: Blue
  • Blue Stickles
  • Adhesive
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Open Cricut DesignStudio to a 12-inch x 12-inch virtual mat. Using A Child’s Year cartridge, select Card feature. Select one <Garden2> and size to 11.53-inches x 7.612-inches. Draw page onto patterned paper using brown marker. Cut out page. Reserve flowers for inside of card.


Step: 2

Add another page to project. Select Card feature and Shift. Select one <StPtrk-s> and size to 5.25-inches x 6-inches. Cut page from pink cardstock. Adhere behind card so pink cardstock shows through flowers. Machine stitch around flowers as shown.


Step: 3

Add another page to project. Copy and paste card from first page to this page. Flip card. Select Icon feature. Select one <Garden1> and size to 1.121-inches x 1.153-inches. Copy and paste flower twice. Cut page from patterned paper. Attach flowers to card front as shown using brads. Tie knots in ribbon and adhere to flower stems. Adhere cards together.


Step: 4

Add another page to the project. Select Tag feature and Shift. Select one <Gardn2-s> and size to 5.684-inches x 2.916-inches. Cut page from brown cardstock.


Step: 5

Add another page to project. Select Tag feature. Select one <Garden2> and size to 5.041-inches x 2.503-inches. Cut page from off-white cardstock. Adhere atop previous tag. Adhere inside card. Layer and adhere previously cut flowers beside tag.


Step: 6

Add another page to project. Select Font feature. Select letters to spell smile it’s spring. Weld words together and size to 1.25-inches high. Draw page on blue cardstock and then cut.


Step: 7

Adhere it’s spring inside card. Adhere smile to card front as shown. Apply stickles to smile and let dry.


Tips

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