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Make a Mother’s Day card with Cricut

Card making Mother’s Day cards Card Making

This beautifully elegant card will delight any mum on Mothering Sunday. The detail and intricate cutting is sure to impress, but is very easy to achieve with the Cricut Explore and its online software, Design Space. Make it a Mother’s Day card or save it for your mum’s birthday - this gorgeous design is sure to turn heads.

Make a Mother’s Day card with Cricut

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YOU WILL NEED:

Craft Essentials, Cricut Explore, Cricut Design Space software, Cricut scoring tool, Cricut tool set

METHOD: Mother’s Day card

Connect the Cricut Explore to a computer and log on to your Design Space account. Select ‘Cards’ from the categories menu and locate the ‘Mother Card’ project.
Make a Mother’s Day card with Cricut

The project makes a card measuring 4¼” x 5” (approx 11cm x 13cm). To create the project as designed, click ‘Make it Now’. To resize the project, click ‘Customise’.
Make a Mother’s Day card with Cricut

Resize the images as required by first highlighting the picture and then dragging the corner point. The size appears in a black text box as the image is altered.
Make a Mother’s Day card with Cricut

Cut the card from turquoise cardstock, inserting the scoring tool when prompted. Cut the insert from white card.
Make a Mother’s Day card with Cricut

Carefully glue the white insert to the back of the card’s front. Fold and crease the card using the scraper tool as a bone folder to reinforce. TOP TIP: Use the scraper tool to apply the card to the cutting mat to ensure good contact and no air bubbles. Use the spatula to carefully remove the cut images from the mat Happy Mother’s Day!

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