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Create some intricate paper eyelashes using the Cricut.
This is such a simple idea but you can create amazingly intricate lashes using the Cricut. Get creative and play around with all kinds of designs because the possibilities are endless!

These shapes are from the the Hannah Montana and Paper Lace 2 cartridges which are available from the Cricut shop. You can visit their website at Cricut.com and find them on Facebook.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to make a false eyelashe. Paper Cut Eyelashes - Step 1
    Step 1

    Open up my eyelashes template in Cricut Craft Room. This template contains three sets including star, butterfly and twirl lashes. It's easy to make your own, so play around using shapes from the cartridges you have.

  • How to make a false eyelashe. Paper Cut Eyelashes - Step 2
    Step 2

    Secure some black card on to your cutting mat and set the blade depth and pressure to 4 before clicking cut.

  • How to make a false eyelashe. Paper Cut Eyelashes - Step 3
    Step 3

    Leave to cut. This can take a while if you're using a really intricate design.

  • How to make a false eyelashe. Paper Cut Eyelashes - Step 4
    Step 4

    Peel from the board and use tweezers to remove the paper from the smaller cuts.

  • How to make a false eyelashe. Paper Cut Eyelashes - Step 5
    Step 5

    Roll your paper around a pen to give it a bit of shape.

  • How to make a false eyelashe. Paper Cut Eyelashes - Step 6
    Step 6

    Carefully cut the base off the eyelash, so that you're left with a thin strip underneath your design.

  • How to make a false eyelashe. Paper Cut Eyelashes - Step 7
    Step 7

    You can glue the paper lash straight on to your eyelashes but if you're not very good at it, prepare a pair of plain false lashes.

  • How to make a false eyelashe. Paper Cut Eyelashes - Step 8
    Step 8

    Cover the edge of your paper with eyelash glue.

  • How to make a false eyelashe. Paper Cut Eyelashes - Step 9
    Step 9

    Press the paper lash on top of your false lash and leave to dry.

  • How to make a false eyelashe. Paper Cut Eyelashes - Step 10
    Step 10

    Coat the edge of your lashes with some more glue and apply to your eyelashes.

  • How to make a false eyelashe. Paper Cut Eyelashes - Step 11
    Step 11

    Carefully unreel at the end of the night and store in an eyelash container.

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PineconePrincess
PineconePrincess · Roseburg, Oregon, US · 19 projects
Your eyes are so pretty!
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1428 projects
Aww thank you x
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nastasy1
nastasy1 · Chicago, Illinois, US
what paper did you use?
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1428 projects
Just thick black card!
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water and fire fairy
water and fire fairy · 8 projects
amazing!!!
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erica d.
erica d.
... but its still really cool!
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erica d.
erica d.
you left out some details....

but i dont know what?
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sandra d.
sandra d.
I would love to make some of these for my Granddaughter, but the download doesn't work. Can the download be fixed?
sdelong1228@gmail.com
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illegalcreativity
illegalcreativity · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 41 projects
how fun!

but what if you cry?
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