Friday, August 5, 2011

Cricut Back To School Projects



It’s back-to-school time again—thought you might enjoy some inspiration for helping your kids kick off the school year right.

Provo Craft makes going back to school easy and exciting for everyone. You won’t believe all the different ways you can use your Cricut® to help your child not only personalize his or her gear, but also get organized and tackle school projects.

Below you will find three of PC's favorite back-to-school projects made using the Cricut®.


Say Thanks Card

Instructions:

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 cardstock, 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.

What you will need:

Provo Craft Supplies

• Cricut® Expression 2: Anniversary Edition

• Cricut® Lite Recess cartridge

• Cricut® Essentials cartridge

Other Supplies

• Adhesive

• Black Ribbon

• Paper: kraft cardstock, yellow Patterned paper, aqua patterned paper, green patterned paper, brown patterned paper, red patterned paper, rainbow stripe patterned paper, school themed patterned paper, and cream cardstock

• Teacher themed stamps

• Black Ink

• Red Ink

• Black pen

• Paper cutter




Free-to-Rock Pencil Holder

Instructions:

1. Cut FREE TO ROCK. Using Rock Princess cartridge and Raven vinyl, select Phrase feature and cut one 3". Using Rose Pink vinyl, select Phrase feature, press Shift, and cut one 3".
2. Layer on pencil holder as shown using transfer tape.

3. Adhere ribbons around top of pencil holder as shown.

4. Adhere button to ribbons as shown.

What you will need:

Provo Craft Supplies

• Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter with Plantin SchoolBook and Accent Essentials® cartridges
• Cricut® Rock Princess cartridge
• Cricut® Cuttables Vinyl, Raven
• Cricut® Cuttables Vinyl, Rose Pink
• Cricut® Cuttables Vinyl Transfer Tape
Other Supplies

• Glass pencil holder

• Ribbon: hot pink, orange

• Button: black and white

• Glue gun




 
Personalized Notebook

Instructions:

1. Cover notebook front with diagonal striped paper.

2. Cover rest of notebook with awning striped paper.

3. Cut label. Using Accent Essentials cartridge and pink cardstock, cut one 3" . Repeat cut using dark red cardstock. Adhere to notebook as shown.

4. Using letter rub-ons, spell notes and place on label.

5. Apply rub-on flowers as desired.

6. Add ribbon of your choice to side of notebook as shown.

What you will need:

Provo Craft Supplies

• Cricut Expression™ Personal Electronic Cutter [29-0300]

• Cricut® Accent Essentials® cartridge [29-0391]

Other Supplies

• Composition notebook

• Paper: diagonal striped, awning striped

• Cardstock: pink, dark red

• Rub-on letters

• Rub-on flowers

• Ribbon

• Adhesive

3 comments:

Mary said...

These are such cute projects Susan. TFS, Mary M

snappy scrappy said...

Great projects!!! love that teacher card!! Lee-Ann :)

DonnaMundinger said...

Really cute projects Susan! Especially love the colors of your notebook. xxD