Monday, November 24, 2014

"Night before Christmas" layout- by Narelle

Hi Everyone-  

When I saw the sheets of "Twas the night before Christmas paper" in the Graphic 45 packs I knew instantly that I wanted to get to them with a craft knife and create a 3D frame style layout.  I hope when you look at the close up photos below, you'll be inspired to create one too!

  1. Use 2 sheets of  the "Twas the night before Christmas paper" paper for this layout, and one sheet of "Long Winter's Nap".  A piece of cardstock as a background will also help with stability for the layout.
  2. For the first layer, using a craft knife and metal ruler, trim across the top of the wording, and around the edges of the stamps.
  3. For the seconds layer, use the green words as the border to trim around, but  carefully leave the holly in place (see image below for examples)
  4. Adhere the background paper, then a 5x7 photo (placing the next layer over the top to work out the photo position so it will be tucked under the four stamp corners.)
  5. Adhere the second layer using foam tape.
  6. Adhere the third layer, again using foam tape.
  7. Carefully cut out extra pieces from the left over paper to raise us, such as extra stamps us holly, and adhere with helmar liquid scrap dots to give variations in the height on the layout.
  8. Add a year or title if required with the alphabet sticker sheet.

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