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Butterfly Birthday Card


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Design by: CricutDesignTeam (1007 Projects)
Project skill level: moderate
Project time: 30 minutes to 1 hour
Project tags: Birthday Feminine Indie Celebration Celebration Cards Cards

Create a beautiful birthday card for a loved one!

CRICUT ®: WHAT WAS USED

OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED

  • Ribbon
  • White cardstock (1)
  • Buttons
  • Light pink cardstock (1)
  • Rub-on sentiment
  • Dark pink cardstock (1)
  • Black pen
  • Green cardstock (1)
  • Foam squares
  • Tan cardstock (1)
  • Adhesive
  • Dark brown cardstock (1)
  • Polka-dot pattern paper (1)

Project Cut Files

STEP-BY-STEP How-TO INSTRUCTIONS

Art Nouveau Cartridge
1. Butterfly (page 53 in handbook)
a. Light pink base (3 ½” <Buterfly>)
b. Green wing design (3 ½” Shift + <Btrfly-s>)
c. Tan wing outline (3 ½” Layer1 + <buterfly>)
d. Dark Pink wing design (3 ½” Shift + Layer1 + <Btrfly-s>)
e. Dark Brown Body (3 ½” Layer2 + <buterfly>)
Use paper trimmer to cut one 12” x 6” piece of green cardstock. Fold in half to create card base.
Use paper trimmer to cut one 5 5/8” x 4 5/8” piece of dark brown cardstock and one 5 ½” x 4 ½” piece of polka-dot pattern paper. Layer together. Adhere to card front.
Create butterfly from cuts 1a-1e. Layer together. Adhere to piece of white cardstock. Use foam squares to adhere to card front.
Embellish as desired.
Use paper trimmer to cut one 4 ½” x 4 ¾” piece of dark pink cardstock, one 4 3/8” x 4 5/8” piece of dark brown cardstock, and one 4 ¼” x 4 ½” piece of white cardstock. Layer together.
Use black pen to trace inside edge of white piece. Apply rub-on sentiment to bottom edge.

Step 1

Art Nouveau Cartridge
1. Butterfly (page 53 in handbook)
a. Light pink base (3 ½” <Buterfly>)
b. Green wing design (3 ½” Shift + <Btrfly-s>)
c. Tan wing outline (3 ½” Layer1 + <buterfly>)
d. Dark Pink wing design (3 ½” Shift + Layer1 + <Btrfly-s>)
e. Dark Brown Body (3 ½” Layer2 + <buterfly>)

Step 2

Use paper trimmer to cut one 12” x 6” piece of green cardstock. Fold in half to create card base.

Step 3

Use paper trimmer to cut one 5 5/8” x 4 5/8” piece of dark brown cardstock and one 5 ½” x 4 ½” piece of polka-dot pattern paper. Layer together. Adhere to card front.

Step 4

Create butterfly from cuts 1a-1e. Layer together. Adhere to piece of white cardstock. Use foam squares to adhere to card front.

Step 5

Embellish as desired.

Step 6

Use paper trimmer to cut one 4 ½” x 4 ¾” piece of dark pink cardstock, one 4 3/8” x 4 5/8” piece of dark brown cardstock, and one 4 ¼” x 4 ½” piece of white cardstock. Layer together.

Step 7

Use black pen to trace inside edge of white piece. Apply rub-on sentiment to bottom edge.

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