Capture the promise of spring with this playful layout, made with the Cricut Expression machine and Cricut DesignStudio software.
Designed by Camille Robinson
- Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter
- Cricut® A Child’s Year Cartridge
- Cricut Lyrical Letters Cartridge
- Cricut DesignStudio® Software
- Cricut Color™ Inks, Basic Collection
- Brown Marker
- Sewing Machine and Silver Thread
- Cardstock: White, Blue, Beige, Brown
- Patterned Paper: Blue, Lavender, Striped, Polka Dot, Paisley
- Paper Trimmer
- Foam Tape
Use one 12-inch x 12-inch sheet of blue cardstock as layout base. Cut one 9-inch x 11½-inch block of blue patterned paper. Adhere to layout base as shown. Zigzag stitch around edge.
Open Cricut DesignStudio to a 12-inch x 12-inch virtual mat. Using A Child’s Year cartridge, select Card feature and Shift. Select one <Dog1-s> and size to 8-inch x 10-inch. Cut page from lavender patterned paper. Adhere to layout as shown.
Cut one 7-inch x 5-inch block of white cardstock. Cut one 2-inch x 4-inch block of white cardstock. Cut two 2¼-inch x 3½-inch blocks of white cardstock. Adhere to lavender patterned paper as shown.
Add another page to project. Select Tag feature. Select one <Garden2> and size to 4.283-inches x 2.127-inches. Select Icon feature. Select one <4thJuly1> and size to 8.307-inches x 4.71-inches. Copy, paste, and resize to 6.404-inches x 3.631-inches and 5.219-inches x 2.959-inches. Draw page on beige cardstock using brown marker. Cut page. Adhere pinwheel bases to layout as shown.
Add another page to the project. Select Tag feature and Shift. Select one <4July1-s> and size to 3.531-inches x 3.505-inches. Copy, paste, and resize to 3.07-inches x 3.048-inches and 2.832-inches x 2.811-inches. Draw page onto striped patterned paper using brown marker. Cut page. Attach layers pinwheel bases using brads.
Add another page to project. Select Tag feature and Shift. Select one <Gardn2-s> and size to 4.91-inches x 2.518-inches. Cut page from brown cardstock. Layer tags using foam tape. Adhere to layout as shown.
Add another page to project. Select Icon feature. Select one <Garden1> and size to 3.451-inches x 3.549-inches. Draw page onto polka dot patterned paper. Cut page.
Add another page to project. Select Icon feature. Select one <Garden1> and size to 1.762-inches x 1.812-inches. Copy and paste flower. Copy, paste, and resize flower to 2.412-inches x 2.481-inches. Draw page onto paisley patterned paper. Cut page. Arrange flowers and attach to layout as shown using brads.
Using Lyrical Letters cartridge, select Jack Sprat feature. Select letters to spell Spring and size to 1.75-inches high. Cut page from blue cardstock. Adhere title to tag as shown.
Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.