Tate Family Reunion Invitation
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Tate Family Reunion Invitation


Let Yudu® and Cricut® help you personalize your very own family reunion invitations for a fun a festive way to invite the whole family!
Designed by Sue Helfrich, Provo Craft
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Yudu® Personal Screen Printer
  • Yudu 220 Mesh Screen
  • Yudu Emulsion Sheet
  • Yudu Blank Transparencies
  • Yudu Ink, Primary Set, Red
  • Yudu Ink, Pastel Set, Sky
  • Yudu Ink, Neutral Set, Chocolate
  • Computer and Ink-Jet Printer
  • Cardstock: Red, Beige
  • Ink Pad: Brown
  • Dauber
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Clear Masking Tape
  • Small Glue Dots
  • Jute
  • Adhesive
  • Optional Materials:
    Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter
    Cricut® Old West Cartridge
    Cardstock: Black, Brown
    Small Foam Squares
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Instructions WITHOUT Cricut Expression Machine
Using computer, create a design that says Tate family reunion. Create a rope border and saddle. Design should fit in a 5½-inch x 8¼-inch area with a small margin all around.


Step: 2

Print design onto a blank transparency. Follow instructions in Yudu manual to burn design onto a screen.


Step: 3

Cut one 5½-inch x 8¼-inch block of beige cardstock. Ink edges. Tape over everything but Tate. Using red ink, pull Tate onto beige block. Wash screen and let dry.


Step: 4

Tape over everything but family reunion. Using sky ink, pull family reunion onto the beige block. Wash screen and let dry.


Step: 5

Tape over everything but border and saddle. Using chocolate ink, pull border and saddle onto beige block. Wash screen and let dry.


Step: 6

Cut one 8¾-inch x 11½-inch block of red cardstock. Fold in half to create card base. Adhere beige block to card front.


Step: 7

Tie jute to look like a lasso. Adhere lasso to saddle using glue dots.


Step: 8

Instructions WITH Cricut Expression Machine
Cut TATE family reunion: Using Cricut Expression machine, Old West cartridge, and black cardstock, cut 1¼-inch letters to spell TATE. Using black cardstock, cut 1-inch letters to spell family reunion. Follow instructions in Yudu manual to burn TATE family reunion onto a screen.


Step: 9

Cut one 5½-inch x 8¼-inch block of beige cardstock. Ink edges. Tape over family reunion. Using red ink, pull TATE onto beige block. Wash screen and let dry.


Step: 10

Tape over TATE. Using sky ink, pull family reunion onto the same beige block. Wash screen and let dry.


Step: 11

Cut one 8¾-inch x 11½-inch block of red cardstock. Fold in half to create card base. Adhere beige block to card front.


Step: 12

Cut rope frame: Using brown cardstock, select Flourish feature and cut two 8-inch <Invited>. Using brown cardstock, select Flourish feature, press Shift, and cut one 8-inch <Youre>. Ink all edges and details. Adhere one rope frame over beige block as shown. Adhere second frame and knot to first frame as shown using foam squares.


Step: 13

Cut saddle: Using brown cardstock, select Flourish feature and cut two 3¼-inch <HppyTrls>. Layer together. Ink edges. Adhere to card as shown using foam squares. Tie jute to look like a lasso. Adhere lasso to saddle as shown using glue dots.


Tips

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