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Red Valentines Mailbox


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Design by: CricutDesignTeam (1009 Projects)
Project skill level: moderate
Project time: 30 minutes to 1 hour
Project tags: Boxes/Bags/Tags School Family Home Décor/Accents Valentine's Day Classic Trendy Boy Girl Kids Holiday Celebration Party Decorations/Favors Grade School Kids Crafts Holiday Décor Playful

Cute red and white Valentines mailbox.

CRICUT ®: WHAT WAS USED

OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED

  • Ribbon
  • Red cardstock (7)
  • Adhesive
  • White cardstock (1)
  • Foam squares
  • Prink cardstock (1)
  • Heart pattern paper (1)

Project Cut Files

STEP-BY-STEP How-TO INSTRUCTIONS

Cricut® Cuts:
Valentine’s 3D Mailboxes Exclusive
1. Mailbox
a. Two red mailbox sides (11” <mailbox2>)
b. Red mailbox flap (11” Layer1 + <mailbox2>)
c. Red mailbox front (11” Layer2 + Shift + <malbx2-s>)
d. Red mailbox top (11” Layer2 <mailbox2>)
e. Red mailbox back (11” Layer1 + Shift + <malbx2-s>)
f. Four red mailbox inner sides (11” Layer3 + <mailbox2>)
g. Red mailbox bottom (11” Layer3 + Shift + <malbx2-s>)

2. Title: Valentines
a. White shadow (11” Layer4 + <mailbox2>)
b. Pink title (11” Layer6 + <mailbox2>)

3. Heart
a. Red shadow (11” layer5 + <mailbox2>)
b. White heart (11” Layer6 + Shift + <malbx2-s>)

Plantin Schoolbook Cartridge
4. Scallop borders
a. Five white scallop borders (1” <scallop>)
Create mailbox from cuts 1a-1g. Fold and assemble.
Create title from cuts 2a-2b. Layer together. Use foam squares to adhere to mailbox.
Create heart from cuts 3a-3b. Layer together. Use foam squares to adhere to mailbox.
Create scallop borders from cuts 4a. Adhere to mailbox.
Embellish as desired.

Step 1

Cricut® Cuts:
Valentine’s 3D Mailboxes Exclusive
1. Mailbox
a. Two red mailbox sides (11” <mailbox2>)
b. Red mailbox flap (11” Layer1 + <mailbox2>)
c. Red mailbox front (11” Layer2 + Shift + <malbx2-s>)
d. Red mailbox top (11” Layer2 <mailbox2>)
e. Red mailbox back (11” Layer1 + Shift + <malbx2-s>)
f. Four red mailbox inner sides (11” Layer3 + <mailbox2>)
g. Red mailbox bottom (11” Layer3 + Shift + <malbx2-s>)

2. Title: Valentines
a. White shadow (11” Layer4 + <mailbox2>)
b. Pink title (11” Layer6 + <mailbox2>)

3. Heart
a. Red shadow (11” layer5 + <mailbox2>)
b. White heart (11” Layer6 + Shift + <malbx2-s>)

Plantin Schoolbook Cartridge
4. Scallop borders
a. Five white scallop borders (1” <scallop>)

Step 2

Create mailbox from cuts 1a-1g. Fold and assemble.

Step 3

Create title from cuts 2a-2b. Layer together. Use foam squares to adhere to mailbox.

Step 4

Create heart from cuts 3a-3b. Layer together. Use foam squares to adhere to mailbox.

Step 5

Create scallop borders from cuts 4a. Adhere to mailbox.

Step 6

Embellish as desired.

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Love this project! Came together so fast with the project cut file. (the only thing is the bottom is missing :(

Published on January 31, 2013 by jashbug Flag Comment As Inappropriate
This was super cute but the directions were non existent. It says to assemble cuts a-g. It was almost impossible to figure out. It should have said something like assemble a to c or something like that.

Published on January 24, 2013 by vivaleenie Flag Comment As Inappropriate