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Valentine-Nuts about u


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Design by: Alexissmom (5 Projects)
Project skill level: moderate
Project time: 1 hour to 2 hours
Project tags: Boxes/Bags/Tags Valentine's Day Feminine Love Holiday Cards Love Notes/Cards Cards Friend Cards Kids Crafts Playful Naturalist

I used Create a Critter and my Cuttlebug to make this cute valentine.

CRICUT ®: WHAT WAS USED

OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED

  • Pink card stock
  • Red card stock
  • Brown card stock
  • Ivory card stock
  • Mocha shimmer card stock
  • Light pink card stock
  • Clear glue
  • 3D Adhesive dots
  • Rhinestone embellishments
  • Medium brown shimmer card stock
  • Dark brown shimmer card stock

STEP-BY-STEP How-TO INSTRUCTIONS

Using Elegant Edges, cut image <Scallops> in pink card stock in size 5. Cut <scallop-s> in red card stock in size 5 and glue cut together to form front and back of valentine.
Using Create a Critter, cut image (<Squirrel>) in brown card stock in size 4. Cut layer 1 (<Squirrel>) in mocha shimmer card stock. Cut layers 2 and 3 (<Squirrel>) in ivory card stock. Assemble cuts using clear glue. Place in Herring bone A2 Cuttlebug embossing folder and emboss. Adhere embossed squirrel on to pink side of scalloped valentine using 3D adhesive dots
Using Create a Critter, cut Accessory nut image (<Squirrel>) in medium brown shimmer card stock in size 2. Cut Accessory nut top image (<Mushroom>) in dark brown shimmer card stock. Assemble nut using clear glue. Cut nuts about u Phrase (<Squirrel>) in light pink card stock in size 1 1/4. Cut phrase layer (<Mushroom>) in red card stock. Assemble phrase with clear glue and adhere to accessory nut using glue. Embellish "u" with rhinestone embellishments and adhere nut to Squirrel using 3D Adhesive dots.
Cut "Happy Valentine's Day" phrase for back of valentine using Create a Critter 2 cartridge. Cut Phrase <HartBear> in pink card stock in size 2 1/2. Cut layer for Phrase <HrtBer-s> using ivory card stock. Using clear glue, glue phrase in center of the red back of valentine. To make "To" and "From" use fonts on Baby Steps Cartridge. Using ivory card stock, Font setting and size 1, make the following cuts: T=<Bib1-s>, o=<SipyCup1>, F=<MnBby2-s>, r=<Bottle1>, o=<SipyCup1>, m=<Highchr2>. Glue "To" and "From" to top and bottom to complete valentine.

Step 1

Using Elegant Edges, cut image <Scallops> in pink card stock in size 5. Cut <scallop-s> in red card stock in size 5 and glue cut together to form front and back of valentine.

Step 2

Using Create a Critter, cut image (<Squirrel>) in brown card stock in size 4. Cut layer 1 (<Squirrel>) in mocha shimmer card stock. Cut layers 2 and 3 (<Squirrel>) in ivory card stock. Assemble cuts using clear glue. Place in Herring bone A2 Cuttlebug embossing folder and emboss. Adhere embossed squirrel on to pink side of scalloped valentine using 3D adhesive dots

Step 3

Using Create a Critter, cut Accessory nut image (<Squirrel>) in medium brown shimmer card stock in size 2. Cut Accessory nut top image (<Mushroom>) in dark brown shimmer card stock. Assemble nut using clear glue. Cut nuts about u Phrase (<Squirrel>) in light pink card stock in size 1 1/4. Cut phrase layer (<Mushroom>) in red card stock. Assemble phrase with clear glue and adhere to accessory nut using glue. Embellish "u" with rhinestone embellishments and adhere nut to Squirrel using 3D Adhesive dots.

Step 4

Cut "Happy Valentine's Day" phrase for back of valentine using Create a Critter 2 cartridge. Cut Phrase <HartBear> in pink card stock in size 2 1/2. Cut layer for Phrase <HrtBer-s> using ivory card stock. Using clear glue, glue phrase in center of the red back of valentine. To make "To" and "From" use fonts on Baby Steps Cartridge. Using ivory card stock, Font setting and size 1, make the following cuts: T=<Bib1-s>, o=<SipyCup1>, F=<MnBby2-s>, r=<Bottle1>, o=<SipyCup1>, m=<Highchr2>. Glue "To" and "From" to top and bottom to complete valentine.

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