A new and exciting item for the Cricut personal cutting machine is the A Child’s Year Cricut cartridge. Cricut is always introducing new items and this cartridge is sure to be a favorite. A Child’s Year was created by paper artist Sharyn Sowell. The style for the diecuts are from the style of German Scherenschnitte silhouettes. This cartridge displays many different events in the year of a child. It features boys and girls and you can mix and match and create many different crafts with this cartridge.
The possibilities are endless with this cartridge. The silhouettes give the images a classy and elegant look. By using this cartridge in your scrapbook, you can add variety to your pages. You can use the cut of the two girls holding hands and make a wonderful sister, cousin or friend page. The silhouette of a man and a boy would be the perfect addition to a page about Father’s Day. If your son or husband had a fishing trip, then you can use the cut of the boy fishing in a pond.
Other uses of A Child’s Year Cricut cartridge is making cards. Many different events and holidays can be created with this cartridge. You can use the girl with the baby carriage for a new baby or baby shower card. The girl with a dog and a kite can be used for an any day card. There is even a cut with a boy holding a flag. This would make the perfect patriotic card for the Fourth of July, Memorial Day, or Labor Day. So many of the images can be mixed and matched on cards to create new and fun ideas. When the recipient receives a handmade card they know that you put the extra effort and thought and it will be something that they will cherish.
Other images you will find on A Child’s Year are a piano, rocking horse, and an apple. You can use these silhouettes for piano recital pages or cards. You can use the rocking horse for baby pages with nursery pictures. The silhouette with a boy or girl inside an apple is great for school pages or teacher cards.
You can buy A Child’s Year Cricut cartridge in your local craft or hobby store or online. It’s important to note that the cartridge is fully compatible with the new Gypsy by Cricut. If you do an Internet search for this cartridge you can find many reviews online. There are also message boards where fellow scrapbookers and cardmakers display their images. This is a wonderful way to find new and exciting things to do with your Cricut and Cricut cartridges. You can find ideas for cards that you may not have previously thought. Along with ideas, many online communities will post how they made the item. For example, they will tell you the image in which to cut. They will then tell you what size, color and type of paper to use.
As you can see, this Cricut cartridge has unending possibilities. Scrapbookers and cardmakers are all looking at this new cartridge and thinking of all the crafts that will be made. You will find many hours of enjoyment from A Child’s Year Cricut cartridge.