This is option one for you. As I was working on this a couple of weeks ago, I decided to go 2 slightly different directions. So look at them both and decide which you like better.
Remember - one square on the chart represents a 4x4 thread block. So if you choose to do these as large cross-stitches, you will count up 4 and over 4. Or you could do smaller stitches to make blocks. The choice is yours!