Saturday, August 6, 2011

"Back To School" Craft No 1-Thank you Card

hey.........so school is back ON.........do I hear a collective sigh of relief from crafty busy moms!
LOL just kidding but after a few months of having kids at home full time,I love when the school starts & I have a few hours to myself!
No more trying to find things to keep the brats busy,no demands for something fun to eat every 30 minutes,no fighting over the TV remote................bliss!

Are you planning to do some Back To School crafting?

I am:)..................& I am going to share 3 projects with you,first being a Teacher Appreciation Thank You Card using Cricut products!

These are the supplies you need

Provo Craft Supplies
  • Cricut® Expression 2: Anniversary Edition
  • Cricut® Lite Recess cartridge
  • Cricut® Essentials cartridge

Other Supplies
  • Adhesive
  • Black Ribbon
  • Paper: Kraft card-stock, yellow,aqua ,green , brown , red patterned paper,rainbow stripe patterned paper, school themed patterned paper, and cream cardstock
  • Teacher themed stamps
  • Black,Red Ink
  • Black pen
This is how you make it..............easy peasy

1. Using paper cutter, cut kraft cardstock down to an A2 size (4 1⁄4” x 11”) and score to make card base

2. Using paper cutter, cut yellow patterned paper at 4" x 5 1⁄4" and the schooled themed pattern paper at 3 3⁄4 x 5" and adhere together.

3. Tie black ribbon around adhered sheets slightly right of center.

4. Using Recess cartridge and aqua patterned paper cut pinked circle (ribbon-s) at 5".

5. Using Cricut Essentials cartridge and rainbow patterned paper, cut one circle at 2 1⁄4”

6. Using Cricut Essentials cartridge and cream card stock, cut one circle at 2”. Then using your black pen add pen detailing and stamp sentiment.

7. Layer circles and adhere to card.

8. Using the Recess cartridge and cream cardstock, Cut first layer of the apple out at 1 1⁄2”.Then cut the shift layer out using the green patterned paper at 1 1⁄2”. Using the layer function, cut the main portion of the apple out in the red patterned paper at 1 1⁄2”. Then using the prawn patterned paper cut out the stem by using the layer feature and the shift key at 1 1⁄2”.

9. Assemble apple and adhere to card.

And Tada...........your card is ready!


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