Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Class of 2013 Card - Cricut

I'm using the scraps from the Buzz and Bumble kit that I worked with yesterday.  We're back onto page 23 of the Art Philosophy cartridge book.  This is a tri-fold card and I found the directions for it here.  Cut your cocoa cardstock at 10 1/2 by 3 1/2.  Score at 3 1/2 and 7 and then score again diagonally on the outside two squares.  Make sure the diagonals go from upper left to lower right as shown here.
You'll want to distress all pieces with cocoa ink before attaching to each other.  Fold the outside squares in towards the inner square then fold the triangles outwards.

When they all fold up it should look like this, the two triangles meeting on the front of the card.  Cut a piece of pattern paper 3 1/4 inches square then cut in half diagonally.  Distress and attach to the triangles.

Cut a piece of honey cardstock 2 inches square.  On your Cricut, cut the border for the square using the "layer" key and "square 1" key out of cocoa cardstock.  Using the Congrats Graduate stamp set, stamp "Class of," the grad cap, and the year of the graduation on the front of the crème brulee cardstock using cocoa ink.  Attach border around the stamped piece.
For inside of card cut sunset cardstock 2 1/2 inches square and crème brulee cardstock 2 3/8 inches square.  Stamp "Congrats" on the top of the crème brulee square and the little design on the bottom in cocoa ink.  Cut a piece of crème brulee cardstock 3 inches by 1/2 inch and stamp the word "graduate" on it. Distress and add to the top of the inside of the card with the other stamped piece right below as shown here.

For the outside of the square, cut a mat out of the honeycomb pattern paper 2 3/4 inches square.  Attach the stamped piece from earlier to the center. 

This photo is turned the wrong direction so use your imagination and turn it mentally to the right.  Glue a ribbon to the back and bring the ends around the front to tie RIGHT at the EDGE of the card.  If you tie it on the front you won't be able to get your stamped piece on. 

Now attach glue to the lower left "triangle" of your stamped piece.  Your card won't open if you glue it to the upper right triangle of your card.   Add a couple of sparkles!   To open, the recipient simply unties the ribbon!  


  1. I like the different fold of this card.

  2. I like the different fold of this card.