Intermediate | 11 min
Amber of Damask Love shows how easy it is to make a custom-carved wooden frame with your Cricut Maker. The handy knife blade tool allows you to make woodworking magic by precisely cutting out a template in the Cricut Design Space. After cutting out the basswood pieces, Amber shows how to paint them in cheery shades and insert a favorite photo. These frames make thoughtful, showstopping gifts – especially when you tell the recipient that you made the frame yourself.
Learn how to:
  • Prepare the template in the Design Space
  • Cut basswood using the knife tool
  • Paint and assemble the three-part frame
What you’ll get:
  • Detailed instruction on how to make a carved basswood frame using a Cricut Maker.
  • 4 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert instructor Amber of Damask Love
  • The ability to leave comments, ask question and interact with other students 

Chapter 1
Here’s what you’ll need:
Get the project design file on
  • Cricut Maker
  • Cricut Knife Blade tool
  • Cricut Cutting Mat in green or purple
  • Cricut Weeding tool
  • Paintbrushes
  • Two colors of craft paint
  • Photo cut to 3 ¼” X 3 ¼”
  • Three 8” x 8” pieces of 1/16”-thick basswood
  • Wood glue
  • Masking tape
  • Frame hanger (optional)
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