Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Father's Day - Card, Box and Cake!

ProvoCraft is going to help you out! Here are a few neat fast projects from ProvoCraft that you can make if you are in a hurry but want something that looks great....


  • Cricut® Expression Personal Electronic Cutter
  • Cricut® Father’s Day cartridge
  • Blue cardstock
  • Brown cardstock
  • Printed cardstock (2 different coordinating sheets)
  • Adhesive
  • Dimensional tape
  • Ink
  • Paper cutter


  • Using paper cutter, cut blue cardstock into a 6” x 10” rectangle then fold in half.
  • Using paper cutter, cut printed cardstock into a 5 ½” x 5 ½” square
  • Using paper cutter, coordinating printed cardstock into a 5 ½” x 1” rectangle
  • Using Cricut® and Cricut® Father’s Day cartridge and brown cardstock, cut 3 ½” Father’s Day
  • Using blue cardstock, cut 3 ½” Father’s Day layer
  • Ink all edges
  • Adhere layers of Happy Father’s Day
  • Using dimensional tape, adhere to card.



  • Cricut® Personal Electronic Cutter
  • Cricut® Father’s Day cartridge
  • Black cardstock
  • Blue cardstock
  • Printed cardstock
  • Adhesive
  • Dimensional tape
  • Paper cutter
  • Box 6” x 4”


  • Using printed cardstock and paper cutter, cut four squares 5 ½” x 3 ½” and one square 5 ½” x 5 ½”
  • Using coordinating printed cardstock and paper cutter, cut four squares 5” x 3” and one square 5” x 5”
  • Using Cricut®, Cricut® Father’s Day cartridge and black cardstock, cut 3” Poker, Can, Money and Pool Balls. Cut 5” Background2.
  • Using printed cardstock, cut 3” PokerLyr, CanLyr, PoolballLyr, MoneyLyr. Using printed cardstock, cut 5” #1Dad
  • Adhere mats to top and sides
  • Adhere layers of all cuts and attach to sides
  • Using dimensional tape, adhere #1 Dad cut to top of box



  • Cricut Cake® Personal Electronic Cutter
  • Cricut® Martha Stewart Crafts™ Seasonal Cake Art cartridge
  • 10" x 5" Cake
  • Gum paste: brown, teal, aqua, light aqua
  • Buttercream frosting: turquoise
  • Food gel: brown
  • Toothpicks
  • Sugar glue

Cartridge Cuts:

  • Seasonal Cake Art cartridge
  • eight Fit to Length 5" star borders
  • eight Fit to Length 4.5" star banners
  • seventeen 1 ¾" circles with stars inside
  • two 1 ¾" best dad phrases
  • sixteen ½" stars
  • 2 ½" starburst
  • 2 ½" and 1 ¾" layered stars
  • 1 ½" and 2" star wreaths

Designer Hints:

  • Cut all images from gum paste, using pictures for color references. Remove excess gum paste from cutting mats and images. Save brown stars from borders. Let gum paste dry so that the cuts can be removed from the mat without being distorted.
  • Layer borders, banners, and stars together as shown using sugar glue.
  • Layer borders and banners to cake as shown.
  • Layer best dad phrases together. Stand phrase on top of the cake as shown.
  • Paint toothpicks with food gel. Let dry. Attach toothpicks to backs of stars. Place on top of cake as shown.
  • To decorate cupcakes, brownies, or cookies, cut similar icons at desired sizes. Layer together and place on top of the goodies as shown.

1 comment:

  1. Well I did not make the projects though. I was just asked if I would post them on my blog because I do so many projects with PC products, so don't think I could enter LOL