Spring Frame
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Spring Frame


Celebrate the joy of spring with this colorful frame, made with the Cricut Expression machine.
Designed by Georgina Jarvie
Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • 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
  • Paintbrush
  • Mod Podge®
  • Sponge Brush
  • Wood Stain
  • Sandpaper
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Foam Mounting Squares
  • Adhesive
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Paint frame. Let dry. Sand edges. Use wood stain to darken sanded areas. Let dry.


Step: 2

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.


Step: 3

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.


Step: 4

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.


Step: 5

Tie ribbon into a bow around top section of frame as shown.


Step: 6

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.


Tips

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