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Check Mate Layout


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Design by: CricutDesignTeam (974 Projects)
Project skill level: moderate
Project time: less than 30 minutes
Project tags: School Family Home Décor/Accents Classic Boy Girl Kids Teen Grade School School Layouts Family Layouts Friend Layouts Hobbies Scrapbook Layouts

Make this fun layout to always remember those fun game night memories!

CRICUT ®: WHAT WAS USED

OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED

  • Adhesive
  • Cream cardstock (1)
  • Yellow gingham pattern paper (1)
  • Gray cardstock (1)
  • Black cardstock (2)

Project Cut Files

STEP-BY-STEP How-TO INSTRUCTIONS

Cricut® Cuts:
Chess Set Exclusive
1. King chess piece
a. Black king (3” + <King2>)
b. Gray king (3” Shift + <King2-s>)

2. Queen chess piece
a. Black Queen (3” + <Queen2>)
b. Gray queen (3” Shift + <Queen2-s>)

3. Bishop chess piece
a. Black bishop (3” + <Bishop2>)
b. Gray bishop (3” Shift + <Bishp2-s>)

4. Knight chess piece
a. Black knight (3” + <Knight2>)
b. Gray knight (3” Shift + <Knght2-s>)

5. Rook chess piece
a. Black rook (3” + <Rook2>)
b. Gray rook (3” Shift + <Rook2-s>)

6. Pawn chess piece
a. Black pawn (3” + <Pawn2>)
b. Gray pawn (3” Shift + <Pawn2-s>)

Cricut Craft Room® Basics Exclusive
7. Title: Check Mate!
a. Black title (1 ½” + <Check Mate!> or title of choice)
Use paper trimmer to cut one 11 ½” x 11 ½” piece of yellow gingham pattern paper. Adhere to one 12” x 12” piece of black cardstock to create base.
Use paper trimmer to cut one 3 ½” x 11 ½” piece of cream cardstock, one 5” x 8” piece of gray cardstock, and one 3” x 4” piece of black cardstock. Adhere to layout.
Create chess pieces from cuts 1a-6b. Layer together. Adhere to layout.
Create title from cuts 7a. Adhere to layout.
Embellish as desired.

Step 1

Cricut® Cuts:
Chess Set Exclusive
1. King chess piece
a. Black king (3” + <King2>)
b. Gray king (3” Shift + <King2-s>)

2. Queen chess piece
a. Black Queen (3” + <Queen2>)
b. Gray queen (3” Shift + <Queen2-s>)

3. Bishop chess piece
a. Black bishop (3” + <Bishop2>)
b. Gray bishop (3” Shift + <Bishp2-s>)

4. Knight chess piece
a. Black knight (3” + <Knight2>)
b. Gray knight (3” Shift + <Knght2-s>)

5. Rook chess piece
a. Black rook (3” + <Rook2>)
b. Gray rook (3” Shift + <Rook2-s>)

6. Pawn chess piece
a. Black pawn (3” + <Pawn2>)
b. Gray pawn (3” Shift + <Pawn2-s>)

Cricut Craft Room® Basics Exclusive
7. Title: Check Mate!
a. Black title (1 ½” + <Check Mate!> or title of choice)

Step 2

Use paper trimmer to cut one 11 ½” x 11 ½” piece of yellow gingham pattern paper. Adhere to one 12” x 12” piece of black cardstock to create base.

Step 3

Use paper trimmer to cut one 3 ½” x 11 ½” piece of cream cardstock, one 5” x 8” piece of gray cardstock, and one 3” x 4” piece of black cardstock. Adhere to layout.

Step 4

Create chess pieces from cuts 1a-6b. Layer together. Adhere to layout.

Step 5

Create title from cuts 7a. Adhere to layout.

Step 6

Embellish as desired.

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