1. Beautify the skin of the body, together with the interior body, with two coats of craft paint and go away to dry.
2. Apply patterned cardstock with double-sided tape to the within of the backboard.
three. Create 3D hearts to fill the within of the field body. Utilizing a laptop computer/Mac/iPad/iPhone/Android gadget, go online to your Design House™ account and ensure you are related to your Cricut Discover™ / Maker™ machine. Open a brand new undertaking. and insert two hearts from the ‘Shapes’ menu.
four. Re-size the hearts, guaranteeing that one is barely bigger than the opposite (ours measured 1.5 and zero.75 inches in width).
5. Change the color of the hearts in order that they’re totally different – doing it will inform your Cricut machine, that the hearts are to be minimize from two totally different colors of cardstock and due to this fact must be positioned on totally different mats.
6. Add a rating line operating down the centre of one of many hearts, centre horizontally and re-size in order that the rating line barely overlaps the highest and backside of the guts.
7. Drag a variety field over the guts and the rating line and choose ‘Connect’. As soon as complere, repeat the method on the remaining coronary heart.
eight. With one of many hearts chosen, duplicate the form twice (this may be executed by deciding on ‘Duplicate’), so that you’ve got three hearts in whole. Repeat the method with the remaining coronary heart.
9. As soon as completely satisfied, choose the inexperienced ‘Make it’ button and insert the scoring stylus into Port A of your Cricut machine. Comply with the on-screen directions to chop out the shapes. To chop a couple of set of hearts at a time, enhance the quantity within the ‘Mission Copies’ field then click on ‘Apply’.
Prime tip: Should you don’t have a Cricut machine, a set of nesting dies will work simply as properly; use the 2 smallest nesting dies and colored cardstock to create ‘units’ of hearts – one ‘set’ consists of 4 die minimize hearts – minimize as many as you prefer to fill the field body.
10. To assemble the 3D confetti, fold every of the hearts in half (a paper creaser may come in useful right here to make sure crisp folds if you’re die-cutting the hearts). Take three identical-sized hearts and apply double-sided tape to the again of every half. Line up the guts edges, to create a 3D type. Repeat this course of with the entire hearts.
11. Lower your greeting from glitter paper and a complimentary plain card, apply to the entrance of the body utilizing double-sided tape. If the font you’re utilizing is especially intricate or skinny, a glue pen is good. We used fonts and designs accessible on the Cricut Design area, nonetheless you possibly can hand-cut your message and even use alphabet dies.