Monday, May 10, 2021

Lori Whitlock Creative Team Blog Hop May 2021

Hi there friends! Welcome to the Lori Whitlock May 2021 Blog Hop. The hop order this month is Kathy, Anita, Brandie, Aimee, Ashley, Cathy, and Michelle. This month I made the Box Card Envelope Lemons (SVG, Silhouette). This cutie is so bright and cheery. It is perfect for a summer birthday. 

I used papers from the A Slice of Summer by Echo Park Paper Co. Next up on the hop is Aimee

Thanks for stopping by today. Don't forget to pickup your free cut file from Loris shop and enter the giveaway!


Thursday, May 6, 2021

Best Teacher Ever Card Tutorial 5/6

 Hi friends! I have a quick tutorial on how I made a card with the Best Teacher Ever file. Now that Cricut has updated the design space software making a shaped card is easy!

  First I resized the apple and leaf to be 5 inches high which made the width 3.96 inches. This file uploaded into Design Space grouped together for me. If it isn't grouped I recommend grouping it together before resizing.

With the apple selected select the offset feature on the edit tool bar. In the offset window I slid the distance bar to 0.25 inches, selected rounded corners, and left the weld offset box checked. 

I then duplicated the offset and flipped one of them horizontally.

Next I moved the two offsets together so they are touching in the center. With the just the offsets selected I aliened them on the bottom and welded the offsets together creating one piece. 

I added a score line to the center and aligned and attached it to the offset. (I changed the color from black to white for this picture.) 

I needed a solid white apple for the inside of the card and the front of the card.  I duplicated the red apple and welded the image then hid all of the contours. I then duplicated the solid apple image so that I had two. 

I also needed to flip the leaf  horizontally so that it would fit correctly on the front of the card. (If you use solid paper you don't need to do this. I used double sided paper and wanted the green to show.)   

Once everything was cut I glued everything together with liquid glue in a fine liner bottle.  (Be sure to keep all of the centers of the letters from the cutting mat.) I used papers from the School Rules collection by Echo Park Paper Co. 

Thanks for stopping by!