Beginner | 45 min
Taught by Courtney Cerruti
Learn how to take a single geometric motif and create a suite of party projects, playing with scale and color to create decorations with big impact. You can use the motif as a stencil to paint everything from a large design on a tablecloth to a small design on a planter, or you can play with quantity by stringing together dozens of paper cutouts for a photo-booth backdrop. Courtney also presents ideas for using the leftover cutouts for party favors, like a pillow box container with a decorative trim. To cut out the pieces for all of these projects, you can use a cutting machine like Cricut Explore™ to speed up the process, or you can cut out the paper and stencils by hand with an X-acto knife and cutting mat—the choice is up to you! The end result is a cohesive collection of projects that will add a glamorous touch to your next party.
Learn how to:
  • Use the Cricut Explore™
  • Cut out stencils with an X-acto knife
  • Paint stencils

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow class on how to single geometric motif and create a suite of party projects
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Downloadable PDF pattern included
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert instructor and artist Courtney Cerruti
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students


Chapters
Introduction
01:02
Materials
03:36
Using the Cricut
10:55
Projects
08:31
04:53
12:58
Variations
03:33
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • 20 sheets of Neon pink - slate gray - antique gold and gray text weight paper
  • Slate gray card stock for gift boxes
  • Snake skin template (from Cricut Design Space™ or PDF) 
  • Pillow favor box template (from Cricut Design Space™ or PDF)
  • Scissors
  • Scotch tape
  • Packing tape
  • Washi tape
  • Roll of peel and stick contact paper
  • Gold acrylic craft paint
  • Metallic gold spray paint
  • Latex gloves
  • Stencil brush
  • Detail brush
  • Foam brush
  • Terracotta pots (5-6)
  • 4’ x 1/5” wooden dowel
  • 2 ceiling hook
  • Store bought table cloth
  • Cricut Explore™
  • 12x12” Cricut™ cutting mat
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