Celebrate the joy of spring with this colorful frame, made with the Cricut Expression machine.
Designed by Georgina Jarvie
- Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter
- Cricut® Walk in My Garden® Cartridge
- 15½-inch x 9¼-inch Frame with 9½-inch x 3½-inch Opening
- Cardstock: Patterned, Striped, Yellow, Red, Green, Orange, Black
- ¾-inch wide Orange Ribbon, 1 yard
- Paint: Cream
- Mod Podge®
- Sponge Brush
- Wood Stain
- Paper Trimmer
- Foam Mounting Squares
Paint frame. Let dry. Sand edges. Use wood stain to darken sanded areas. Let dry.
Cut two 2 7/8-inch x 9¼-inch blocks of patterned cardstock. Cut two 10-inch x 2 7/8-inch blocks of striped cardstock. Use Mod Podge to adhere patterned and striped cardstock blocks so they cover frame as shown. Let dry.
Cut one 3½-inch x 3-inch block of green cardstock. Cut one 2¾-inch x 3¼-inch block of orange cardstock. Layer and adhere to frame as shown using mounting squares.
Cut flowers. Using Walk in My Garden cartridge and green cardstock, press Shift and cut three 2-inch <stem1>. Using yellow cardstock, cut three 1-inch <cnflwr>. Using red cardstock, press Shift and cut three 1-inch <cnflwr-s>. Repeat cut using orange cardstock. Layer and adhere flowers to orange block as shown.
Tie ribbon into a bow around top section of frame as shown.
Cut ladybug. Using black cardstock, cut one 1-inch <ldybg1>. Using red cardstock, press Shift and cut one 1-inch <ldybg1-s>. Layer together. Adhere over ribbon as shown using mounting squares.
Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.