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Personalised Fathers Day Frame – Cricut Project

Personalised Fathers Day Frame – Cricut Project

Created by ©BeejuiCreations 2018-2021

Personalised Fathers Day Frame – Cricut Project. This was originally designed and made as a gift for my father. I never know what to buy him so I came up with this idea and it turned out lovely.

This would make a great personalised gift for any occasion i.e. Fathers Day, Birthdays, Christmas etc. You could also make a female version too.

To clarify, this project was created on a Cricut Maker.

Personalised Fathers Day Frame - Cricut Project
Personalised Fathers Day Frame – Cricut Project

Personalised Fathers Day Frame – Cricut Project

Materials

Firstly, you will need:

Cricut Maker – Shop Cricut

Cricut Design Space – Cricut Design Space™

You will need a shadow box frame. The frame shown in the pictures for example, is a grey 18cm x 18cm shadow box frame. Here is the link:

https://www.hobbycraft.co.uk/grey-shadow-box-frame-18cm-x-18cm/651107-1000#qb_pr002_update

Also, you will need silver/charcoal glitter cardstock for the background. Here is the link to the one used in this project:

https://www.hobbycraft.co.uk/grey-coloured-paper-pad-a4-24-pack/650960-1008

Furthermore, you will also need a 18cm piece of permanent vinyl for this project. This is the link for the vinyl I have used in this project (I used a white sheet out of this pack)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/First-Adhesive-Pack-Gloss-12-Colours-52-Transfer/dp/B07WGVPC1L

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Personalised Fathers Day Frame – Cricut Project

Process

Firstly, you will need a Cricut Maker machine and the design. The design is a saved project of mine in Cricut Design Space. However, to access this you may need a Cricut Access subscription. This is my link for the project:

https://design.cricut.com/landing/project-detail/603368291e2ac90cc0ac4d23

Personalised Fathers Day Frame SVG file
Personalised Fathers Day Frame

Load the project onto Personalised Fathers Day Frame

Make it

Start the project by loading the Cricut machine with the mat and cardstock then press MAKE IT. Once completed, remove the mat and load the next mat with the white vinyl sheet. Before cutting the vinyl, check the MIRROR box then press MAKE IT.

As soon as the Cricut has finished cutting, eject the mat and carefully remove the cut vinyl sheet. At this stage you can proceed to weed your design.

TIP: for small writing, intricate designs etc. place transfer tape over the whole design before weeding it. Turn the design over, take the backing paper off and weed straight off of the transfer sheet. As a result this keeps all the tiny letters firmly stuck down and stops them moving about.

Personalised Fathers Day Frame – Cricut Project

To Finish

Start with opening the shadow box frame and carefully take the glass front out. Make sure it is clean, as any dust or smears may prevent the vinyl from adhering.

Then place the vinyl and transfer sheet centrally on the glass, burnish and remove transfer sheet carefully. Making sure all letters, including full stops and hearts, have adhered to the glass. Wipe over the glass with a lint free cloth to remove any smears or dust.

Replace the glass back into the frame then follow with the inner frame. Place the glitter square box cardstock cut out (background). Finally, attach the back of the shadow box frame.

All done! I hope you have enjoyed this project, let me know how yours turns out. Please leave a comment or contact me if you have any issues.

Furthermore if you don’t use or have a Cricut machine, these Personalised Fathers Day Frame are for sale in my facebook shop Beejui Creations | Facebook

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