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Make a delicate paper bauble

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Charm your festive guests and make this delicate paper bauble ornament project created with a Cricut Explore.

Make a delicate paper bauble


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, 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.

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