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How to make intricate card art with your Cricut

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Make yourself a gorgeous intricate wall hanging with one of our 3 FREE butterfly bundle designs. All you need is a cutting machine, some good quality cardstock, and a frame! Where possible, try to make sure you use some good quality solid core card stock for the best results.

This project looked so beautiful in my living room and I received so many compliments! Not bad for a 10-minute project. So let’s get started! Let me show YOU (step-by-step) how to make Intricate paper art using your Cricut. Don’t forget to check out our video tutorial too!

This design comes with a personal and commercial license to use up to 250 made items, but please do not re-sell or re-distribute the files. To purchase the Butterfly SVG bundle click here!




  1. Upload the Butterly SVG bundle into Cricut design space. Each butterfly is a separate SVG. Choose the one you want and upload it to your canvas by highlighting it and clicking ‘insert image’.
use cricut design space to make an intricate butterfly wall art

2. Resize your SVG to a side appropriate for your frame. Click make it (top right) and then ‘all materials’. Finally, select ‘cardstock – intricate cut’.

select the right material in cricut design space settings

3. To ensure that your design cuts seamlessly, check that your blade is sharp and free from dirt and debris. Use a brayer or scraper to completely flatten the paper against your mat. Not doing so can sometimes cause the blade to rip through your design.

4. Cut out your SVG. If you see that the blade has not cut entirely through your card then BEFORE unloading, press that little C again on your machine to get it to do a double pass (cut again). Weed your design.


wedding the cardstock carefully with your cricut mat and cricut weeding tool

4. Take your frame and very carefully place your cut out inside. Use your Cricut tweezers to maneuver it into the middle if you struggle.

make a butterfly card art with cricut and silhouette cameo

5. Hang up and admire your gorgeous design!

make a butterfly card art with cricut and silhouette cameo

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