Monday, August 27, 2012

Exploring Cricut - Back to School!

Welcome to another fun challenge at Exploring Cricut! This time we are creating for

Back To School
(Primary & Secondary Colors, ex. red, blue, yellow, green...)

And here's my take for the week.  I created a tissue cover for one of my fellow DT member who happens to be a teacher. 


another view...

and we can't forget the glue...

Surprise Emily! I hope you like it!

Cricut Carts

Plantin' Schoolbook
Makin' the Grade
Locker Talk
Simply Charmed
You can find the tutorial (including cuts and instructions) to create the base cover HERE at Splitcoast Stampers. 

For my base I used red card stock and cut the cover panels with black.  I wanted to mimic a chalkboard. 

Now for the Cricut cuts...

Makin' The Grade - 1.25 inches white CS - ABC & 123
Plantin' Schoolbook - 2.5 inches red, brown & green CS - Apple; 1.5 inches white CS - Miss Evertz
Simply Charmed - 4.25 inches red, blue, yellow, green & black- Crayons
Locker Talk - 3 inches - white & blue CS - Glue


White Gel Pen (line letters on glue)
Dimensional Adhesive
Spellbinder Dies - Ovals Large (top base cut) & Labels Twenty (final decorative cut)


mum of two said...

Absolutely awesome!! I am making one of these for SURE! Thanks for the link to the tutorial :) TFS


Tam said...


Sharon said...

This is fantastic!! How awesome! Thank you for the tutorial link. :)

Kim said...

This is so cool! What a great cover and an awesome surprise!

Annette said...

I love this idea! The black really makes the colors pop. I'm sure this will look great on Emily's desk:) That was so thoughtful of you.
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Creative M said...

This is AMAZING!!Fabulous and Fun!

Creative M said...

This is AMAZING!!Fabulous and Fun!

JoAnn said...

This is so adorable. I loved this idea and had to give it a try. I made a couple for my granddaughter's teachers for Christmas gifts. I made a couple of minor changes, but they turned out great. Thanks for the link to the tutorial also.

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