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Charm your festive guests and make this delicate paper bauble ornament project created with a Cricut Explore.
Cricut Explore™ machine, Cricut Design Space™ software, 12” x 12” standard grip cutting mat, 12” x 12” Coloured cardstock, Cricut Scoring Stylus, Cricut tool set, PVA glue, String
The Cricut Explore is a new design and cut machine that is perfect for producing professional-looking projects like this delicate bauble! We think these pretty decs will suit any of your Christmas design schemes - it simply depends what kind of papers you use. Make them today in a range of different colours to enhance your overall festive look and store for them for when it’s time to dress the tree - you’ll be so proud!
Cricut Explore is available from Create & Craft, selected Hobbycraft stores, Amazon.co.uk and other well-known craft retailers and etailers at £249.99 including VAT.
• Connect the Cricut Explore™ to your computer, log on to your Design Space™ account and select ‘create new project’. Click on ‘insert image’ and search for ‘Christmas ornament’. Select a doily bauble: sample used image M3DF71. Then search for ‘score line’; this is a free image in Design Space™. Insert the images on to the blank canvas.
• Hide or delete the bottom two layers of the bauble image. Resize the bauble image: sample was height 4".
• Drag the score line to fit the down the centre of the bauble, create a drag box over the entire image and click ‘attach’. Copy then paste the image three times.
• Score and cut the baubles from card. Fold each bauble along the score line and glue them together to form a circular group. Tie string into a loop at the top of the bauble and hang it up.
YOU WILL NEED:
Template from papercraftermagazine.co.uk
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