Cutting Crepe Paper with the Cricut Maker
Wreaths are a wonderful seasonal home decoration. We’ve created this stunning metallic crepe paper wreath, perfect for Fall. Using the all-new Cricut Maker, this wreath is so simple to create. This cutting machine cuts more effectively and efficiently than any other machine on the market today. Finally, we have access to a machine that cuts crepe paper! For years, we’ve been waiting and wishing, and finally it’s here. The Cricut Maker features a rotary blade which cuts crepe like a charm. We have been in a committed relationship with Cricut cutting machines for years now and the new Cricut Maker totally seals the deal. We are in love with this machine and all that it is capable of! A $399.99 investment that promises endless creative capability… Revolutionize your world of crafting with this dream of a cutting machine today.
This afternoon on Facebook Live from Lia Griffith, Lia will be introducing you to the Cricut Maker. She’ll share her tips and tricks for using this new machine and demonstrate perfect crepe paper cutting technique. Tune in at 3pm PT and come prepared with your questions. You don’t want to miss this!
This wreath features our extra fine crepe paper, available for purchase in our online shop. We recently released a video tutorial for making your own double-sided crepe. This project uses this technique to fuse gold and copper crepe. Watch the video below in preparation to help make the crafting process just that much simpler. Happy Autumn!
Tools & Materials
- Cricut Maker or Scissors
- Rotary Blade
- Low-Temp Hot Glue Gun
- Wire Cutters
- Floral Wire – 20-gauge
- Floral Tape – Gold
- Stitch Witchery Fusible Web
- Lia Griffith Metallic Extra Fine Crepe Paper in Gold and Copper
- Gold Embroidery Hoop – 12”
- Gather the tools and materials listed above.
- Cut a 12” x 12” piece of gold crepe paper using the rotary blade.
- Then cut a 12” x 12” piece of copper crepe paper using the rotary blade.
- Lastly, cut a 12”x 12” piece of stitch witchery fusible web using the rotary blade.
- Line up the fusible web with the back side of the copper crepe paper.
- Line up the gold crepe paper on top of the fusible web back side facing down.
- Set your iron to the highest temperature and without using water, iron over the crepe until the crepe paper is fused together.
- Cut leaves according to template notes using a pair of scissors or the Cricut Maker.
- Glue a piece of wire between two leaf halves.
- Wrap the leaf stems and wire with gold floral tape.
- Attach the leaves to the gold hoop all facing the same direction. Secure them with gold floral tape.
After you have added all the leaves you can add some acorns. Gluing them into place, refer to our crepe acorn tutorial for instructions on assembly.
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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.