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Love Bug Valentine


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Design by: MelodyLane (50 Projects)
Project skill level: easy
Project time: 30 minutes to 1 hour
Project tags: Valentine's Day Thank You Cards Feminine Love Celebration Cards Holiday Cards Family Cards Love Notes/Cards Seasonal Cards Cards Friend Cards Gifts

I used Create a Critter 2 this if from page 32. I also put the lady bug on an action wobble. I added ribbon and heart shaped rhinestones.

CRICUT ®: WHAT WAS USED

OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED

  • light pink card stock
  • medium pink card stock
  • dark pink card stock
  • red card stock
  • glitter glue
  • ribbon
  • heart rhinstones
  • google syes
  • foam squares
  • action wobble
  • adhesive
  • black glitter card stock

Project Cut Files

STEP-BY-STEP How-TO INSTRUCTIONS

I used light pink card stock 8.5x11 cut in half to 5.5x8.5 scored in middle for card size 4.25x 5.5" cut med pink 4x5.25" and the dark pink 3.75x 5" edged the 2 pieces with red ink.

http://melodylanedesigns.blogspot.com/2013/01/love-bug-valentine.html
Used Cuttlebug Heart boxes folder on the top piece of card stock (darkest pink) added ribbon to embossed piece. Then adhere these to the card. (light pink)
Use your Cricut to cut out the Lady bug on page 32 of Create a Critter 2 I cut it all at 2.5" dark pink card stock, then shift use the red, layer 1 black glitter card stock, I did not use shift in layer one. Put the Lady bug together. I have a video to show you on my blog.
http://melodylanedesigns.blogspot.com/2013/01/love-bug-valentine.html
Use your Cricut to cut out Love on page 32. I use Cricut Craft Room and scaled down the size of love to be 4" wide to fit on the card. I cut out in red card stock and then used the Cuttlebug swiss dots to emboss. I cut out the inner heart with dark pink card stock and popped up with a foam square. and then adhered to card.
I added heart shapes rhinestones to the card and on the ladybugs antenna's. I used glitter glue on all hearts and a white faux enamel for the mouth. You can see all this in the video.
http://melodylanedesigns.blogspot.com/2013/01/love-bug-valentine.html

Step 1

I used light pink card stock 8.5x11 cut in half to 5.5x8.5 scored in middle for card size 4.25x 5.5" cut med pink 4x5.25" and the dark pink 3.75x 5" edged the 2 pieces with red ink.

http://melodylanedesigns.blogspot.com/2013/01/love-bug-valentine.html

Step 2

Used Cuttlebug Heart boxes folder on the top piece of card stock (darkest pink) added ribbon to embossed piece. Then adhere these to the card. (light pink)

Step 3

Use your Cricut to cut out the Lady bug on page 32 of Create a Critter 2 I cut it all at 2.5" dark pink card stock, then shift use the red, layer 1 black glitter card stock, I did not use shift in layer one. Put the Lady bug together. I have a video to show you on my blog.
http://melodylanedesigns.blogspot.com/2013/01/love-bug-valentine.html

Step 4

Use your Cricut to cut out Love on page 32. I use Cricut Craft Room and scaled down the size of love to be 4" wide to fit on the card. I cut out in red card stock and then used the Cuttlebug swiss dots to emboss. I cut out the inner heart with dark pink card stock and popped up with a foam square. and then adhered to card.

Step 5

I added heart shapes rhinestones to the card and on the ladybugs antenna's. I used glitter glue on all hearts and a white faux enamel for the mouth. You can see all this in the video.
http://melodylanedesigns.blogspot.com/2013/01/love-bug-valentine.html

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