If you guys haven’t had a chance to snag a Cricut Explore, I suggest you do it now and take advantage of the holiday deals! Recently, I shared my Angel Wings Memorial Ornament and since I had so much fun making it, I thought I’d share this snowflake luminary cricut tutorial.
I’m really finding that handmade items hold so much more sentimental value. I love having handmade in my home, even when it comes to decorations. I know we can buy a gazillion Christmas decorations but when someone walks in and says, “how cute is that!”….I can totally toot my own horn and say that I made it or Doris made it, or whoever. I just love that any handcrafted item comes with a story. Don’t you? And if you’re anything like me, you have gobs of paper and card stock stacked everywhere that you keep saying you’re gonna use, and don’t. Well DO, y’all!!! Sit down with a friend or family member and create a craft and some memories!
I’d love to know what you guys have made with your Cricut! I have a cupcake holder coming soon and not sure what else. I love this time of year!!
Snowflake Luminary Cricut Tutorial
- Cricut Explore Cutting Machine
- 12 x 12 Cardstock (I used a gorgeous brown from DCWV stack)
- Scotch Quick Dry Adhesive Glue
- Vellum Paper
- Tea Light
- Cricut Scoring Tool
- Snowflake Luminary File
- Head over to the Cricut Design Center and grab this Snowflake Luminary Box file. Next you will click customize to start the design process and cutting process.
- The whole project is already formatted for you so all you have to do is head over to the Cricut button on your design screen. Be sure to turn your dial to Cardstock on your Cricut cutting machine so you get the most proper cut. Be sure to add in the Scoring Tool into slot A on the machine.
- This project will take a total of 2 different cuts (or 3 if using the glitter paper, which I omitted), using 2 different types of paper. Paper 1 will be for your Luminary Snowflake box and Snowflake design. Paper 2 will be for your vellum paper which really completes this project.
- After the 2 cuts have been made the assembly can begin and take a total of 10 minutes. I absolutely love projects that are both beautiful and easy to assemble.
- First we’re going to fold the lines on the scoring marks to form the box and start to glue the box together using your Scotch Dry Adhesive Glue. Be sure to glue the Snowflake rectangle into the front of the box and place the rectangle vellum paper on the back of that snowflake to give the luminary look.
- Once your box is completely assembled add in a battery operated tea light candle and get ready to light up a room with this gorgeous, subtle glow.
I’m still learning the best way to share these tutorials so if you have suggestions, please do tell me. I’m not some full blown craft blogger so laying out these Cricut tutorials is a bit new to me. Be sure to share your #CricutCrafts on my Facebook page, using that hashtag too!