Two of the main questions I get on a regularly basis is ‘are my flower templates compatible with Cricut and how do I set up my petal cuts proportionally?’
I even have a few notes about how to customize your petal sizes if you are hand cutting, so keep reading!
This is the same as you would do if you were using Cricut’s images.
On the left hand side you will see a button that says ‘upload images.’ Go ahead and click on that.
I’m demonstrating here how to set up one of my XL 17 inch paper flowers for cutting (Charlotte style to be exact)
If you want the large version (13 inches) then skip to step 5.
I use 176 gram weighted/65 lb card stock. My favorite paper sources are..
|Example of the first layer together. See DIY giant paper flowers post|
|Example of the second layer together. See DIY giant paper flowers post|
|Example of the third layer together. See DIY giant paper flowers post|
|Example of the 4th layer together. See DIY giant paper flowers post|
|Example of the fifth layer together. See DIY giant paper flowers post|
Hand cutting Options
Bonus Tip: If you are planning to make a lot of flowers for your event take the time to get your print outs laminated and then cut with an xacto knife. This way you will have a much easier time tracing and your templates will be very durable!
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