Love Birds Page by Cricut®

This versatile page can be used for a wedding, engagement, Valentine's, anniversary or just a cute photo of the two of you.
 
 

Craft Time: 60+ minutes

Uses Recycled Items: No

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Materials

  • Cricut Expression® 2 Machine
  • Cricut® Cartridge - Elegant Edges and Straight from the Nest
  • Embellishments - Ribbons, Brown Pearls and Stamps
  • Ink Pad - Brown
  • Adhesive
  • Scrapbook Paper - Yellow Patterned, Polka Dot and Script
  • Cardstock - Brown, Blue, Cream, Red and Light Rose
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Scissors
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Instructions

Cricut® Cuts:

From the Elegant Edges Cartridge

Brown & Yellow Shields

a. Brown Shield (20.9 cm (8¼") Shift + <Swirl1-s>)

b. Yellow Shield (19 cm (7½") Shift + (Swirl1-s> )

From the Straight from the Nest Cartridge:

1. Flourish Cream Flourish (5.7 cm (2¼") Layer/Shadow + Shift + <Flrsh2-s> )

2. Heart Red Heart (7.6 cm (3") Layer/Shadow + Shift + <HtFlsh-s> )

3. Love Birds Brown Love Birds (6.9 cm (2¾") Phrase + Shift <Brdcg1-s>)

4. Bird Blue Birds (6.9 cm (2¾") Phrase + Shift + <Brdcg1-s> )

Flowers

a. Light Rose Flower (2.5 cm (1") Shift + <Flwr4-s>) cut twice

b. Light Rose Flower (1.9 cm (¾") Shift + <Flowr4-s> )

c. Light Rose Flower (1.2 cm (½") Shift + <Flowr4-s> ) cut twice

d. Light Rose Flower (3.1 cm (1¼") Shift + <Flowr4-s> )

Step 1
Trim cream cardstock to 8.8 x 12.7 cm (3½"x5") and ink the edges brown.

Step 2
Trim polka dot paper to 6.3 cm x 30.4 cm (2½"x12") and ink the edges brown, then adhere to the left side of page 1.9 cm (¾") from the edge of the paper.

Step 3
Create Shields using Elegant Edges Cuts a & b. Layer brown and yellow shields. Add cream cardstock for photo placement.

Step 4
Create Flourish using Straight from the Nest Cut 1. Cut out two and place as shown.

Step 5
Create Heart using Straight from the Nest Cut 2. Trim off the filigree and place on top of the flourish as shown.

Step 6
Create the phrase Love Birds using Straight from the Nest Cut 3. Discard the brown birds that are cut with it and place it on top of the heart.

Tips

To make this project easier, cut out all your pieces before you begin to assemble the page.