Tropical Leaf Card

The tropical leaf card is a simple card which can be made for any occasion. Even a beginner can make this card using their Cricut.

tropical leaf card

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Homemade cards are fun to make and give to someone as you have so much more possibilities with homemade cards.

Materials Needed

  • Cream Cardstock
  • Green Cardstock
  • Foam Strips/Dots
  • Design #167

Download and make this simple tropical leaf card using your Cricut. The tropical leaf card can be made for a thank you card, birthday card, or thinking of you card.

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tropical leaf card

Tropical Leaf Card


  • Cream Cardstock
  • Green Cardstock
  • Foam Dots/Strips


  • Cricut Maker
  • Brayer
  • Standard Cutting Mat
  • Spatula
  • Scoring Wheel


Cutting Out the Tropical Leaf Card

Unzip the download file.

Then open up Design Space and start a new project.

Click Upload and find where you saved the unzipped version of the downloaded files for this project.

upload button

Then go into the SVG Folder and select the SVG Files

tropical leaf card in design space

Select all and

ungroup in design space

Next select the dotted line

change to score line

then select the card and score line

then click on attach

Then click on the Make It button

The prepare screen will appear

tropical leaf card prepare screen

Now if everything looks correct on it, click on the continue button
The next screen will be where you will select the type of card stock you are using. If you do not see the material in your material favorites, click on "browse all materials" to find the weight of cardstock that you are using. For example the cream Cardstock I used is medium weight, you will need to select "Medium Weight"..
Once you have Design Space set, you are now ready to prepare your mat. I used a brayer when placing the Cardstock on the mat, this helps in making sure that the paper is adhered to the mat and will help in keeping the paper from ripping or moving when it is being cut. 

Assembling the Tropical Leaf Card

Starting with the card piece

fold the card in half on the score line

then take the leaf layer

put foam strips and dots on the back

place it on top of the front of the card piece

tropical leaf card

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Happy Crafting!


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