Easy to Make with Cricut Card Idea- Mother's Day
Mother's Day is a wonderful opportunity to give our mother's or a special mom in our lives a meaningful card. As a youngster I remember my mother being thrilled with a handmade Mother's Day card. Now that I am an adult with a fantastic creation called the Cricut Personal Cutting Machine, I am able to create a Mother's Day card easily that looks wonderful.
For this card I used the basic Cricut Cartridge called Heritage. This cartridge boasts of a great number of cutouts remembering yesteryear including old fashioned kitchen and household items, classic buildings, and best of all great cameos for whatever project you can think of.
Step by Step
Step 1: Cut two <Cameo1>, pg 64, sized 3", using the Shift key and child facing right cameo key. This will cut out the intricate child cameo.
Step 1: Cut two <Cameo1>, pg 64, sized 3", using the Shift, Shadow Keys and child facing right cameo key. This will cut out the shadow child cameo.
Step 2: Cut two <Cameo3>, pg 66, sized 3", using the Shift key, Flip key, and mom facing right key. Using the flip key turns mom to be facing left.
Step 2: Cut two <Cameo3>, pg 66, sized 3", using the Shift, Flip, Shadow keys and mom facing right key. Using the flip key turns mom to be facing left.
Step 3: Cut two <Accent10>, pg 63, sized 1 1/2" using the Shift and accent10 key. Turn the paper bottom side up for best results in cutting the intricate cut. Cut two <Accent10>, pg 63, sized 1 1/2" using the Shift, Shadow, and accent10 key. Turn the paper over to keep with the direction the cutout will be.
Step 4: Glue the top intricate layer of Accent10 to the bottom shadow layer.
Step 5: Glue the top intricate layer of each Cameo to the bottom shadow layer.
Step 6: Cut two sets of ", these will be tiny but noticeable on the finished card.
Step 7: Cut one <Cameo5>, pg 68, sized 1/2" using the Word, Shift, and Cameo5 keys. Cuts the word LOVE.
Step 8: For the word "means" cut as follows
- <Accent7>, pg 60 using Font, Shift, and accent7 key. Cuts the M
- <TddyBear>, pg 36 using the Font, Shift, and Tddybear key. Cuts the E
- <Telephone>, pg 44 using the Font,, Shift, and telephone key. Cuts the A
- <Accent6>, pg 59 using the Font, Shift, and accent6 key. Cuts the N
- <Phone2>, pg 45 using the Font, Shift and Phone2 key. Cuts the S
- Not pictured: Cut one <Camera>, pg 46, using the Word, Shift, and camera key. This cuts the word MOTHER.
Step 9: Cut one <Cameo6>, pg 69 using the Frame, Shift, and cameo6 key. This cuts the patterned frame
Step 10: Glue the words to the frame cutout. Glue that to the card cardstock. Glue the finished cameo layers and accent layers to the card cardstock.
Step 11: With a scrapbook safe marker you can add small dots to the words
Step 12: To finish the card off, hand tie a small bow for a finished pretty look.
I feature this in every hub because it is so important. For this project i used the "poker" tool so many times because of the small cuts. It features necessary tools for successful cutouts as well as extra paper, sticky mats, and a paper cutting device.
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