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Squirreling Acorns Pic


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Design by: BRouse (5 Projects)
Project skill level: easy
Project time: 30 minutes to 1 hour
Project tags: Home Décor/Accents Wall Décor/Wreaths/Banners Fall Thanksgiving Holiday Décor

Colorful home decor project helps set the mood for the Fall Season.

CRICUT ®: WHAT WAS USED

OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED

  • Picture frame
  • cardstock
  • wiggle eyes
  • adhesive
  • paper trimmer
  • colorbox ink

STEP-BY-STEP How-TO INSTRUCTIONS

Using Create a Critter 2 cut the squirrel and corresponding layers at 2 1/2". Cut the acorn and corresponding layers at 1" - creating a total of 3 acorn cuts.

Using Accent Essentials lay the scalloped circle cut onto your mat and set the width to 4.318 and height to 3.007 for one cut and width to 4.847 and height to 3.375 for the second circle. (I had to use my Expression for this as my E2 reported and error with my AE cartridge)
Ink the edges of the acorn and squirrel cuts and adhere layers together. Adhere wiggle eyes to the squirrel.

Set aside.
Using a paper trimmer cut from brown cardstock one 3 1/2" square and one 3 1/2 x 4" rectangle. From red cardstock cut a 3 1/4" x 3 3/4" rectangle. From green cardstock cut one 3 1/4" square.

Emboss the red and green cuts using the swiss dots embossing folder. Ink the edges with brown.
Using a 5 x 7 1/4" rectangle for your background, layout and adhere your cuts to create the 'scene'. Place your picture within the mat of the picture frame, place the back on the frame and stand or hang to proudly display.

Step 1

Using Create a Critter 2 cut the squirrel and corresponding layers at 2 1/2". Cut the acorn and corresponding layers at 1" - creating a total of 3 acorn cuts.

Using Accent Essentials lay the scalloped circle cut onto your mat and set the width to 4.318 and height to 3.007 for one cut and width to 4.847 and height to 3.375 for the second circle. (I had to use my Expression for this as my E2 reported and error with my AE cartridge)

Step 2

Ink the edges of the acorn and squirrel cuts and adhere layers together. Adhere wiggle eyes to the squirrel.

Set aside.

Step 3

Using a paper trimmer cut from brown cardstock one 3 1/2" square and one 3 1/2 x 4" rectangle. From red cardstock cut a 3 1/4" x 3 3/4" rectangle. From green cardstock cut one 3 1/4" square.

Emboss the red and green cuts using the swiss dots embossing folder. Ink the edges with brown.

Step 4

Using a 5 x 7 1/4" rectangle for your background, layout and adhere your cuts to create the 'scene'. Place your picture within the mat of the picture frame, place the back on the frame and stand or hang to proudly display.

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