Beginner | 30 min
Taught by Natalie Malan
Designer and illustrator Natalie Malan uses patterned papers based on her original paintings and the Cricut Explore Air 2 to create two dimensional cards inspired by nature. Working in Cricut Design Space, learn how to add your own setiment to a beautiful layered butterfly card and play with color and pattern to create a variety of beetle cards along with a matching envelope. These insect cards combine color and garden florals that are perfect anytime of year.
Learn how to:
  • Work in Cricut's Design Space
  • Alter text to create a custom image
  • Assemble layered 3-D cards
  • Cut cardstock on the Cricut Air 2
  • Make a custom envelope
What you'll get:
  • A class on how to make two custom insect cards on the Cricut Air 2
  • Four HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by expert instructor Natalie Malan
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students

Layered Nature Card
Here’s what you’ll need:
Get the project design file for the butterfly card on
Get the project design file for the beetle card on
  • Wild Rose Cricut Air 2 and accompanying tools
  • Llight grip mat
  • Adhesive foam dots
  • Stylus tool
  • Patterned paper
  • White cardstock
  • Fine point blade
  • Glue stick
  • Scraper tool
  • For the cut and print banner you'll need acces to a printer

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