Camping Trip Layout Project using Cricut Expression Machine

Design by: Shirlene Jordan
Date: 2010-03-17
Category: Scrapbooking
Skill level: Intermediate
Time: 1 hour

Instructions
1. Cut one 11 ½” x 11 ½” block of teal patterned paper. Round corners. Ink edges. Adhere to 12″ x 12″ sheet of dark teal patterned paper. Ink edges. Adhere brown die cut circle paper to layout center as shown.
2. Cut Campground. Using Summer Vacation cartridge and teal patterned paper, cut one 2 ½” . Back with white patterned paper. Ink edges.
3. Cut backpacks. Using dark brown patterned paper, cut one 2 ½” . Repeat cut using dark teal patterned paper. Back cuts with white patterned paper. Ink edges.
4. Cut tent. Using orange patterned paper, cut one 5 ½” . Repeat cut with burnt orange patterned paper. Layer and back with white patterned paper. Ink edges.
5. Cut fire. Using burnt orange patterned paper, cut one 3″ . Repeat cut twice using dark brown patterned paper. Using yellow patterned paper, cut one 2 ½” and one 3″ . Using red patterned paper, cut one 2″ and one 2 ¾” . Assemble as shown, trimming away excess parts. Ink edges. Use foam squares between various layers.
6. Cut map. Using red patterned paper, cut one 1 ½”

. Back with white patterned paper. Ink edges.
7. Cut Camping Trip. Using burnt orange patterned paper, cut one 1 ¼” . Ink edges.
8. Adhere images to layout as shown. 


What You Will Need
Cricut Expression Personal Electronic Cutter with Plantin SchoolBook and Accent Essentials cartridges
– Cricut Summer Vacation cartridge
– Cutting Trimmer   


Other Supplies
1.    Patterned paper: dark brown, orange, burnt orange, white, teal, dark teal, red, yellow
2.    Brown die cut circle paper
3.    Ink pad: brown
4.    Corner rounder
5.    Scissors
6.    Foam squares
7.    Adhesive (Try the Slice Spray on Adhesive)

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