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DIY Cricut Mom’s Day Floral Shadowbox with 3 Designs

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This yr, rejoice your mother with a beautiful reward she will be able to show year-round. This set of Cricut Mom’s Day floral shadowbox ideas is an ideal place to begin! With three distinctive designs and sayings to select from, it is possible for you to to customise a shadowbox that your mom will completely love receiving.

Three unique mothers day shadowboxes on marble

Cricut Mom’s Day Floral Shadowbox

Mom’s Day is a unique day yearly, and even completely different occasions of the yr in numerous nations, however usually, it’s in springtime and is an excellent technique to present mother you like her. Making one thing like this little Cricut message shadowbox offers a present that appears costly however is definitely completely handmade and inexpensive.

In case you have just a little one underfoot that desires that can assist you with this, you’ll be able to set them as much as create this lovely flower picture card as a substitute. It’s such a enjoyable idea that children could make it on their very own and mothers will love getting it. You possibly can even have them allow you to make one in every of these yummy desserts for Mom’s Day.

Mom flower shadowbox on pink paper

How A lot Will This Flower Shadowbox Value?

One of the best factor about that is that you simply in all probability have the majority of the provides already available. In the event you already personal a Cricut, you might be midway there. Most shadowboxes are $10 to $15 for this dimension. The vinyl will fluctuate relying upon what you may have available, and replica paper or cardstock is tremendous inexpensive.

This Mom’s Day reward might simply be made for below $15, however positively lower than $20. An ideal inexpensive choice that any mom would completely love receiving.

Shadowbox with mothers day message on blue surface

Can These Be Held on the Wall?

This relies upon the kind of shadowbox you select. Most include hangers already put in to make it simple, but when yours doesn’t, you’ll be able to simply decide some up. Most {hardware} sections in malls and craft shops have body hooks that may be tacked in place with little nails.

Additionally they usually include a stand that pops out to allow them to sit on flat surfaces simply. This makes it a way more versatile choice on your mother to decide on how and the place she is going to show her shadowbox.

Red flower heart in frame on wood table

Can I Make These with Totally different Colours of Vinyl and Paper?

After all! The variations proven of every of those designs used colours for the actual receiver. I like these mixtures, however you’ll be able to customise them with any coloration of vinyl or cardstock for the flowers. You would even make your individual shadowbox in a unique coloration or paint to match a theme.

That is merely an instance and information and doesn’t imply it’s a must to do it precisely as proven for it to be superb. Observe the information and designs and you’ll create a beautiful little Mom’s Day reward which you could be proud to reward.

Pink frame with mother's day message on table

What’s the Finest Cricut to Purchase or Use?

The mannequin proven on this tutorial is the Cricut Maker. Nevertheless, you’ll be able to simply make this utilizing the Cricut Discover Air 2 or the Cricut Pleasure. Some older variations may work with the Cricut Design Area and have the ability to make the most of these designs.

The selection of Cricut you purchase relies upon upon your wants. In the event you plan to make bigger tasks or minimize by thicker gadgets like leather-based and even wooden, then you’ll positively wish to put money into the Cricut Maker. For many who are solely going to do smaller tasks and received’t want the complete mat to chop gadgets, a Cricut Pleasure could also be a greater choice. The Cricut Discover Air 2 is between the 2 and is right for the on a regular basis person.

Woman holding frame with yellow "mom" on front

Provides Wanted

Supplies for making mother's day shadowbox

For Design #1

Woman holding framed mothers day message with red flower heart

For Design #2

White shadowbox next to vase of flowers on table

For Design #3

Colorful pink shadow box on pink paper

How one can Make “Life Doesn’t Include a Guide” Shadowbox

Take away the again from the shadowbox together with any pictures or paper inside. Place the cardboard backing on the workspace.

Removing shadowbox frame

Load designs into Create Area as proven and select to create.

Screenshot of design in Design space

Place the blade in its housing into the open house on the Cricut because the producer directs.

Observe the instructions on the display to decide on the kind of paper or vinyl that you’re utilizing so the blade cuts the fabric accurately.

Screenshot of paper choices in design space

Place the pink paper onto the sunshine or normal grip mat and easy.

Adding paper to Cricut mat

Then place it below the blade and observe instructions to hit the button for the mat to be pulled below the curler.

Loading paper on mat of Cricut

Press create and anticipate the flower to be printed. Repeat this course of if wanted to make 11 flowers.

Rigorously peel the surplus paper off the minimize flower.

Removing excess paper from Cricut mat

Then peel the flower off the mat.

Removing paper flower from Cricut mat

Roll the flowers and safe them with glue.

Rolling paper flower in hand

In case you are making a number of designs, I like to recommend doing the entire rolling at one time so the whole lot is able to assemble later.

Pile of red paper flowers on table

Prepare the flowers onto the black backing of the shadowbox into the form of a coronary heart, then safe them in place with sizzling glue.

Gluing red flowers onto black cardboard

Place the shadowbox body again into place on the backing then set it apart.

Putting back onto the shadowbox frame

Load the gold vinyl onto the mat and place it below the curler then observe the directions for it to chop.

As soon as it has minimize, slowly and thoroughly take away the surplus vinyl.

Removing excess gold vinyl from Cricut mat

Use the weeding software to drag out small items.

Weeding gold message on mat

When the message is prepared, place a chunk of switch paper excessive and use the scraper to easy it into place. Then rigorously pull the switch paper off bringing the gold message with it.

Putting transfer tape on top of

Place the switch paper with the vinyl message excessive of the glass on the shadowbox and modify to the place you need it to take a seat.

Transfer tape on top of shadowbox

Rigorously press the switch paper and message onto the glass, then use the scraper software to press it down eradicating any air bubbles. Gently pull up the sting of the switch paper leaving the vinyl message on the glass. Rigorously do that utilizing the scraper as wanted to press it down.

Gold vinyl message on top of black shadowbox

Load the mat with a small sq. of pink vinyl and minimize as directed.

Peel off any extra vinyl then use the switch paper once more to maneuver the guts from the mat to the shadowbox.

Removing red heart tarnsfer tape

Place between the arrows on the entrance of the message.

Removing transfer tape from top of glass

Take away the switch tape rigorously, then show.

Black mother's day shadowbox on blue background

How one can Make Ornamental “Mother” Shadowbox

Take away the again from the shadowbox together with any pictures or paper inside. Place the cardboard backing on the workspace.

Load designs into Create Area as proven and select to create.

Place the blade in its housing into the open house on the Cricut because the producer directs.

Observe the instructions on the display to decide on the kind of paper or vinyl that you’re utilizing so the blade cuts the fabric accurately.

Load the orange paper onto the mat and observe the instructions to chop the flower shapes.

Paper flower being rolled

Repeat this course of till you may have 12 orange, 6 medium blue, and 6 gentle blue flowers.

Roll the flowers and safe the ends with glue.

Paper flowers on wooden table

Use the shadowbox body to mark the sides on the cardboard backing so that you don’t glue your flowers outdoors the world they may present. Then use sizzling glue to make two rows of orange, one in every of medium blue, and one in every of gentle blue.

Colorful paper flowers on white background

Place the backing again into the shadowbox and set it apart.

Adding back to white shadowbox

Load the yellow vinyl onto the mat and observe the instructions on the display to print.

As soon as the message is printed, take away the surplus vinyl utilizing the weeding software to rigorously get the smaller items till it is able to switch.

Weeding yellow vinyl message

Place switch paper excessive of the yellow mother message, after which press with the scraper to safe effectively. Peel it off of the mat slowly and thoroughly, then switch it to the shadowbox.

Yellow vinyl mom message on white shadowbox

Middle it over the shadowbox rigorously then press down and use the scraper software to assist preserve it in place as you take away the switch paper.

Peeling transfer tape off yellow vinyl

Show or warp to reward.

White mother's day shadowbox next to wicker basket

How one can Make A “Mom is Like a Flower” Shadowbox

Take away the again from the shadowbox together with any pictures or paper inside. Place the cardboard backing on the workspace.

Load designs into Create Area as proven and select to create.

Place the blade in its housing into the open house on the Cricut because the producer directs.

Observe the instructions on the display to decide on the kind of paper or vinyl that you’re utilizing so the blade cuts the fabric accurately.

Load the mat with the right colours of paper and repeat the chopping course of till you may have 4 flowers every in medium purple, gentle purple, pastel purple, gentle inexperienced, mint inexperienced, and yellow.

Roll the flowers and safe the ends with glue.

Safe the flowers to the shadowbox backing with sizzling glue as proven, making a row of 4 flowers of every coloration.

Gluing paper flowers onto frame backing

As soon as completed, place the shadowbox collectively once more and set it apart.

removing back from pink shadowbox

Load the mat with the purple vinyl and observe the instructions to chop the message.

As soon as the message is finished chopping, rigorously take away all extra vinyl and weed any small bits as wanted.

Place switch paper over the message, and use the scraper software to press down and take away any air bubbles.

Gently take away the switch paper leaving the vinyl connected to the switch paper.

Peeling vinyl off mat with transfer tape

Rigorously prepare the vinyl message onto the glass of the shadowbox and press with a scraper software to safe.

Using scraper tool on purple message on frame

Take away the switch tape rigorously.

Show or reward to your mom.

Mother's Day shadowbox next to terra cotta flower

Extra Mom’s Day Concepts

In the event you want a number of extra ideas so as to add to your checklist on your mother or different mothers in your life, then take a look at a few of the different ideas under that we love. It’s tremendous simple to make mom’s day a beautiful time to rejoice these particular girls in your life.

Yield: 3

White shadowbox with colorful flowers on table

Select one in every of three superb designs to create your individual beautiful Cricut Mom’s Day floral shadowbox!

Prep Time
5 minutes

Energetic Time
half-hour

Whole Time
35 minutes

Issue
Medium

Supplies

For Design #1

For Design #2

For Design #3

Directions

How one can Make “Life Would not Include a Guide” Shadowbox

  1. Take away the again from the shadowbox together with any pictures or paper inside.  Place the cardboard backing on the workspace. 
  2. Load designs into Create Area as proven and select to create. Screenshot of design in Design space
  3. Place the blade in its housing into the open house on the Cricut because the producer directs. 
  4. Observe the instructions on the display to decide on the kind of paper or vinyl that you’re utilizing so the blade cuts the fabric accurately.  Screenshot of paper choices in design space
  5. Place the pink paper onto the sunshine or normal grip mat and easy then place it below the blade and observe instructions to hit the button for the mat to be pulled below the curler. Loading paper on mat of Cricut
  6. Press create and anticipate the flower to be printed.  Repeat this course of if wanted to make 11 flowers. 
  7. Roll the flowers and safe them with glue. Pile of red paper flowers on table
  8. Prepare the flowers onto the black backing of the shadowbox into the form of a coronary heart, then safe them in place with sizzling glue. 
  9. Place the shadowbox body again into place on the backing then set it apart. 
  10. Load the gold vinyl onto the mat and place it below the curler then observe the directions for it to chop. 
  11. As soon as it has minimize, slowly and thoroughly take away the surplus vinyl.  Use the weeding software to drag out small items. Removing excess gold vinyl from Cricut mat
  12. When the message is prepared, place a chunk of switch paper excessive and use the scraper to easy it into place. Then rigorously pull the switch paper off bringing the gold message with it. 
  13. Place the switch paper with the vinyl message excessive of the glass on the shadowbox and modify to the place you need it to take a seat.  
  14. Rigorously press the switch paper and message onto the glass, then use the scraper software to press it down eradicating any air bubbles.  Gently pull up the sting of the switch paper leaving the vinyl message on the glass.  Rigorously do that utilizing the scraper as wanted to press it down. Gold vinyl message on top of black shadowbox
  15. Load the mat with a small sq. of pink vinyl and minimize as directed.  
  16. Peel off any extra vinyl then use the switch paper once more to maneuver the guts from the mat to the shadowbox.  Place between the arrows on the entrance of the message.  Take away the switch tape rigorously, then show. 

How one can Make Ornamental “Mother” Shadowbox

  1. Take away the again from the shadowbox together with any pictures or paper inside.  Place the cardboard backing on the workspace. 
  2. Load designs into Create Area as proven and select to create. 
  3. Place the blade in its housing into the open house on the Cricut because the producer directs. 
  4. Observe the instructions on the display to decide on the kind of paper or vinyl that you’re utilizing so the blade cuts the fabric accurately.  
  5. Load the orange paper onto the mat and observe the instructions to chop the flower shapes.  Repeat this course of till you may have 12 orange, 6 medium blue, and 6 gentle blue flowers. 
  6. Roll the flowers and safe the ends with glue.Paper flowers on wooden table
  7. Use the shadowbox body to mark the sides on the cardboard backing so you do not glue your flowers outdoors the world they may present.  Then use sizzling glue to make two rows of orange, one in every of medium blue, and one in every of gentle blue. 
  8. Place the backing again into the shadowbox and set it apart. 
  9. Load the yellow vinyl onto the mat and observe the instructions on the display to print.  
  10. As soon as the message is printed, take away the surplus vinyl utilizing the weeding software to rigorously get the smaller items till it is able to switch. 
  11. Place switch paper excessive of the yellow mother message, after which press with the scraper to safe effectively.  Peel it off of the mat slowly and thoroughly, then switch it to the shadowbox. Yellow vinyl mom message on white shadowbox
  12. Middle it over the shadowbox rigorously then press down and use the scraper software to assist preserve it in place as you take away the switch paper. 
  13. Show or warp to reward. 

How one can Make A “Mom is Like a Flower” Shadowbox

  1. Take away the again from the shadowbox together with any pictures or paper inside.  Place the cardboard backing on the workspace. 
  2. Load designs into Create Area as proven and select to create. 
  3. Place the blade in its housing into the open house on the Cricut because the producer directs. 
  4. Observe the instructions on the display to decide on the kind of paper or vinyl that you’re utilizing so the blade cuts the fabric accurately.  
  5. Load the mat with the right colours of paper and repeat the chopping course of till you may have 4 flowers every in medium purple, gentle purple, pastel purple, gentle inexperienced, mint inexperienced, and yellow. 
  6. Roll the flowers and safe the ends with glue. 
  7. Safe the flowers to the shadowbox backing with sizzling glue as proven, making a row of 4 flowers of every coloration. Gluing paper flowers onto frame backing
  8. As soon as completed, place the shadowbox collectively once more and set it apart. 
  9. Load the mat with the purple vinyl and observe the instructions to chop the message. 
  10. As soon as the message is finished chopping, rigorously take away all extra vinyl and weed any small bits as wanted. 
  11. Place switch paper over the message, and use the scraper software to press down and take away any air bubbles.  Using scraper tool on purple message on frame
  12. Gently take away the switch paper leaving the vinyl connected to the switch paper. 
  13. Rigorously prepare the vinyl message onto the glass of the shadowbox and press with a scraper software to safe.  Take away the switch tape rigorously. 
  14. Show or reward to your mom. 

Notes

Use any coloration paper or vinyl you favor to make these in order that they match your individual decor themes.

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Black shadowbox with red flower heart and gold message




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