This free Layered Easter Egg Mandala SVG cut file makes a fun DIY Easter card or Easter decoration.
This is it.
This is the layered design that jump started my love for layered mandalas.
Layered Mandalas have been one of the hottest trends in crafting this past year and they are addicting, in the best way possible.
Once you start, you'll be hooked and you won't be able to stop making layered cut files.
This Layered Easter Egg Mandala was featured in Spring 2020 on JenniferMaker.com on her blog and in her Facebook live.
Since then, I've had so many people make this layered SVG cut file. See the photo gallery below to get some inspiration.
I love how you can make it your own by using different color combinations and even different types of cardstock.
Some readers made their layered Easter Egg Mandalas using glitter and foil cardstock.
They are all so beautiful.
Want to make your own?
Let me show you how to cut one in Cricut Design Space using cardstock.
This can also be made using a Silhouette, Brother Scan n Cut, or another cutting machine. Just choose the file type that works for your machine. You can reference the ‘How to use cut files’ document included in the zip file to learn which file type is needed for your cutting machine.
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Materials & Supplies
- Free Layered Easter Egg Mandala Cut Files (link below)
- Cricut Maker, Cricut Explore, or another cutting machine
- Cricut Cutting Mat – LightGrip or StandardGrip
- Cardstock – Learn how to choose the right color combinations here.
- Scraper Tool
- Foam Adhesive – 0.12-inch circles for the top layers
How do I download the file?
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Follow these easy steps to make the Layered Easter egg Mandala using Cricut Design Space.
Open Cricut Design Space and click the + to create a new project.
In the Design Panel on the left, select “Upload.”
Click Upload Image, then Browse, and navigate to the SVG files on your device to upload them to Cricut Design Space. Here you can change the name and add tags. Click “Save.”
Once you have the file uploaded, select the designs and click “Insert Images” to bring the design onto your canvas.
Below is what the design will look like when you add it to Cricut Design Space. Resize the design if necessary to fit the frame you're using.
The design can be resized using the Edit Toolbar at the top of the page.
Now you’re ready to cut it. Click Make It in the upper-right hand corner and you’ll be taken to the prepare screen.
Here you’ll want to select your material size. The default size is 12x12 so don't forget to change it if you're using cardstock or another material that's a different size.
Now it’s time to connect to your machine and select your material. For all of my layered designs, I use the Cardstock (for intricate cuts) setting.
This setting along with a clean, sticky mat will ensure you have a nice, clean-cut.
Assembling the Layered Easter Egg Mandala
After you cut the design, use the foam adhesive to put it together. It’s best to use the adhesive in the same spot on each layer to get an even rise and 3D layered look.
My favorite foam adhesive is the 0.12-inch circles from Forever in Time. They are incredibly small but they work perfectly for intricate layered designs.
Cricut Design Space doesn’t cut out the layers in order so it can get confusing to piece together. Head back to Design Space to see the layers as a reference for how to put them together.
The image below shows you from bottom to top how the layers should be placed.
Need More Inspiration?
Look at these amazing finished projects from members of this community. So many gorgeous Layered Easter Egg Mandalas.
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