Intricate Paper Cuts with the Cricut Machine + 3 Free Paper Cutting Templates

Intricate Paper Cuts with the Cricut Machine + 3 Free Paper Cutting Templates

I’ve been having so much fun creating cards and wall art with my Cricut machine I thought it was time to show my process and share some cutting templates!

You can pick up the templates as a free download and see how I use them in the video tutorials below. I made the templates on my iPad in Procreate and I created a class to show every step of my process.  So if you want to learn how to make your own templates, check out the class!

If you’re ready to get started with intricate cutting on the Cricut machine (or you’ve had some trouble with intricate cuts in the past) check out this video to see all my tips and tricks for getting PERFECT intricate cuts!

I also created a short tutorial to show how I create some of my finished Cricut projects, so if you’d like to get some ideas for how to use your finished cutouts, check out this one: 

https://youtu.be/EqjIh5EpzfQ

Here are the downloads (note: I like to open these in Safari, then click and hold (on iPad) to get the “open in a new tab” window.  Then you should see the download button.)

Download the Elephant

Download the Mandala

Download the Lettering

Here are links to all the materials I mention in the tutorials (Note: some of these are affiliate links, which means I get a small percentage of any sales that take place via the links.  It doesn’t increase the price for the buyer, but it does help me continue creating classes and videos like this one!)

My Cardstock

*I can’t find the other color set called Boutique Floral online, so it may only be available in stores at Michael’s/A.C. Moore. Here is an image of the package:

See My Cutting Mat

See My Paper Cutting Machine:

My paper cutting and scoring tool

Combining Lettering and Illustration in Procreate

In this class you’ll learn all the steps for combining lettering and illustration to create compositions that both tell a story and are visually interesting!

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Illustrating with Layered Texture & Color

Learn how to use layered texture and color to add depth and visual interest to your illustrations.  We’ll look at how to create overall textures, how to use texture to create highlights and shading, and how to use single and multi colored texture to bring out warm and cool tones in your illustrations.

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Design a Pattern Collection on Your iPad

Learn how to design a pattern collection on your iPad from start to finish.  I’ll show you options for making your repeat elements in both Procreate and Affinity designer, so you can choose which option works best for you!

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70s Lettering

Learn how to create 70s style hand lettering and decoration from start to finish.  We’ll cover everything you need to know to add the kind of bold color, drastic variation, and playful decorations that were so popular in the 70s and are now popping up all over in the design world on stationary, clothing, home decor.

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Limited Color Palette Illustration in Procreate

Learn how to create limited color illustrations and palettes on your iPad in Procreate.  We’ll cover every step of the process from building new palettes to creating illustrations that are ideal for limited palettes.

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Ink Illustration Techniques in Procreate

In this class, you’ll learn three different ways to use ink lines and dots to add shadow, highlights, and depth to your work.  We’ll look at tons of tips and tricks for hatching, crosshatching, and stippling, and talk about how to add bold color to your linework to add variation and contrast that makes your work stand out online and in print.