Hosting a summery tropical fête? This hanging decoration is made easy using the Cricut® Explore Air 2 machine.
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What you need


How to do it

Part 1

Step 1

Design and cut garland: Follow the project link to Design Space®. If you want to alter the project, click "Customize," then use the tools in the Edit panel to make changes. Click "Continue" or "Make It" from the project window.

Step 2

Place the first piece of cardstock onto the StandardGrip mat. Follow the prompts to load the machine: Set SmartSet Dial to "Cardstock." Load fine-point blade in Clamp B. Load mat and press the "Load / Unload" button.

Step 3

Press the flashing "Go" button, and cut! Unload the mat. Peel away the negative material, then if needed, use the spatula from the Basic Tool Set to lift the individual pieces. 

Step 4

Continue Step 3 by loading the cutting mat with each new sheet of cardstock, then into the machine as prompted. Load the Scoring Stylus in Clamp A as prompted.

Step 5

Assemble: Use adhesive foam dots to attach the pineapple roundels to the scalloped banner pieces.

Step 6

Interlock the pieces together to form the banner. There is one piece without the interlocking tab to include on the end of the banner. 


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