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Fun in the Sun with Princess


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Design by: SkyfoggyCafe (4 Projects)
Project skill level: easy
Project time: 30 minutes to 1 hour
Project tags: Birthday Family Retirement Vacation/Travel Celebration Cards Just Because Cards Outdoor Recreation Scrapbook Layouts Playful Clean & Simple Friends

The gal in the inner tube exudes "princess-ness" such as with my daughter. Had to make this fun card for her 23rd birthday.

CRICUT ®: WHAT WAS USED

OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED

  • rhinestone gems
  • Glossy Accents
  • foam dots
  • brown & peachy inks
  • glitter gel pen
  • white opaque ink pen
  • adhesive
  • black cardstock
  • skin tone cardstock
  • pink cardstock
  • yellow cardstock
  • teal card stock
  • pattern cardstock

STEP-BY-STEP How-TO INSTRUCTIONS

Using Fun in the Sun Cartridge set at 3.5”
a. cut 1 lady in inner tube with skin tone card stock;
b. cut 1 base layer of image with black card stock;
c. cut 1 bathing suit, hairband and lip with pink card stock;
d. cut 2 water waves & details of inner tube with fun blue card stock.
Using Cricut Font & Basic shapes -
1. under Funky Shapes tab: cut 1 Shift "y" for sky background at 5";
2. under Geometric tab: cut 1 circle at 2" for sun.
Card base:
Using pattern cardstock cut one piece at 4-3/4" x 12"; fold in half to create card base.
Lady: chalk body edge with brown and then with peach; extra peach on shoulders for sunburned look; adhere the pieces of image together.
With the extra water wave, starting on the left, weave it under the exposed foot and over the other leg. Adhere the portion of the water wave overlapping the leg .. so it appears to be in the water.
Use white ink to highlight reflection on the sunglasses;
Use glitter pen to color swimsuit and hair band to create shimmer; and a tiny bit on the lips.
Embellish the figure with gems on ears and hair bow as desired;
Use Glossy Accents on the lips and allow to dry;
Background:
a. adhere the sky piece onto front of card
b. ink the edge of the sun and adhere it to the sky so part of it overlaps onto the card
c. use foam dots on the lady, centering it on the sky shape and adhere.

Step 1

Using Fun in the Sun Cartridge set at 3.5”
a. cut 1 lady in inner tube with skin tone card stock;
b. cut 1 base layer of image with black card stock;
c. cut 1 bathing suit, hairband and lip with pink card stock;
d. cut 2 water waves & details of inner tube with fun blue card stock.

Step 2

Using Cricut Font & Basic shapes -
1. under Funky Shapes tab: cut 1 Shift "y" for sky background at 5";
2. under Geometric tab: cut 1 circle at 2" for sun.

Step 3

Card base:
Using pattern cardstock cut one piece at 4-3/4" x 12"; fold in half to create card base.

Step 4

Lady: chalk body edge with brown and then with peach; extra peach on shoulders for sunburned look; adhere the pieces of image together.
With the extra water wave, starting on the left, weave it under the exposed foot and over the other leg. Adhere the portion of the water wave overlapping the leg .. so it appears to be in the water.

Step 5

Use white ink to highlight reflection on the sunglasses;
Use glitter pen to color swimsuit and hair band to create shimmer; and a tiny bit on the lips.

Step 6

Embellish the figure with gems on ears and hair bow as desired;
Use Glossy Accents on the lips and allow to dry;

Step 7

Background:
a. adhere the sky piece onto front of card
b. ink the edge of the sun and adhere it to the sky so part of it overlaps onto the card
c. use foam dots on the lady, centering it on the sky shape and adhere.

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