Spring Flower Bag
This bright bag is perfect for gifts or home décor! You’ll be amazed at how easy it is to make with the Cricut Expression machine.
Designed by Betsy Veldman
- Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter
- Cricut® Plantin SchoolBook Cartridge
- Cricut® Stretch your Imagination Cartridge
- Cricut® Solutions Indie Art Cartridge
- Cricut® Deep Cut Blade and Housing
- Cardstock: White, Yellow, Light Pink, Lavender, Pink Dotted, Turquoise Dotted
- Assorted Glitter Brads (9)
- Button: White
- Thread: Pink
- Ribbon: Yellow
Cut bag. Using Deep Cut blade and housing, Plantin SchoolBook cartridge, and chipboard, select Tall Ball feature and cut one 12½-inch <bag>. Replace blade and housing with standard blade housing. Score, fold, and assemble bag. Repeat cut using pink dotted cardstock. Cut apart bag at score lines and adhere pink pieces to assembled chipboard bag.
Cut flowers. Using white cardstock, cut six 2½-inch and two 3-inch <flower>. Using turquoise dotted, yellow, light pink, and lavender cardstock, cut a total of eight 1-inch, eight 1½-inch, and eight 2-inch <flower>.
Assemble flowers. Two sets will have a 3-inch flower on the bottom. Attach these flowers to center of front and back of bag with a brad. Attach remaining sets of flowers to bag using brads.
Tie ribbon around handles.
Cut butterfly. Using Indie Art cartridge and turquoise dotted cardstock, cut one 2¼-inch <Buterfly>. Adhere button to center of butterfly and tie to bow with pink thread.
Cut tag. Using Plantin SchoolBook cartridge and white cardstock, cut one 2½-inch <tag>.
Cut spring. Using Stretch your Imagination cartridge and light pink cardstock, select Silhouette feature, press Shift, and cut one 2-inch <Spring-s>. Adhere to tag.
Cut small flower. Using Plantin SchoolBook cartridge and lavender cardstock, cut one 1-inch <flower>. Affix to tag with brad. Tie tag to bow using pink thread.
Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.