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Anna Griffin: Kiss Kiss 12 x 12 Layout


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Design by: AnnaGriffinDesignTeam (8 Projects)
Project skill level: moderate
Project time: 1 hour to 2 hours
Project tags: Family Vintage Valentine's Day Feminine Kids Love Love Layouts Scrapbook Layouts

Create this beautiful layout to share those special Valentine's Day moments!

CRICUT ®: WHAT WAS USED

OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED

  • Craft knife
  • Hot glue gun
  • Scissors
  • Floral patterned paper (1)
  • Scallop decorative edge scissors
  • Lavender patterned cardstock (3 coordina
  • Paper crimper (optional)
  • Pink patterned cardstock (1)
  • 12” paper trimmer
  • Light blue patterned cardstock (1)
  • 8” of ?” pink picot edge ribbon
  • Gold patterned paper (1)
  • 3D flower stickers
  • Foil/pink patterned cardstock (1)
  • 3D tag sticker
  • Foil/blue patterned cardstock (1)
  • Journal tag
  • Pink pearlescent solid cardstock (1)
  • Decorative brad
  • Lavender solid cardstock (1)
  • Foam adhesive
  • White solid cardstock
  • Adhesive

STEP-BY-STEP How-TO INSTRUCTIONS

Cut four strips of lavender patterned paper 12” x 2”. Trim one side of all 4 strips with decorative edge scissors. Run all 4 strips through paper crimper (optional). Attach all four strips to the perimeter of 12” x 12” white solid cardstock with scallop edge on outside.
Cut 4 strips of 12” x 1” solid lavender cardstock. Cut each in half. Use Cuttlebug® Pirouette Border Folder to emboss all 8 pieces. Trim around the curvy pattern side on of all 8 strips with scissors or craft knife. Attach 2 pieces end to end to make four 11½” strips. Attach strips on top of lavender patterned strips. Cut a 10½” square from gold patterned paper. Attach to center of page.
Using scissors, craft knife or die cut machine, make two 7” open-heart shapes from lavender solid cardstock. Fold in half and use Cuttlebug® Acanthus Folder to emboss one and use Cuttlebug® Rosa Folder to emboss the other. Make another open-heart shape ½” larger than the hearts. Trim outside and inside with decorative edge scissors. Attached one of the lavender hearts on top of scallop edge heart.
Cut a 12” x 2” strip of light blue solid cardstock. Trim one edge in large scallop pattern with decorative edge scissors. Run strip through paper crimper (optional). Fold in wide fan pleats and attach to back of one open-heart at top left side. Use foam adhesive to attach both open-hearts to upper part of page.
Cut a 4 ½” heart from lavender cardstock (or use center of one of the cut-outs of the open-hearts). Use Cuttlebug® Acanthus Folder to emboss. Attach journaling tag to heart with decorative brad. Make small bow from 8” of ?” pink picot edge ribbon and attach above journaling tag. Cut three 12” x 1” strips of pink patterned cardstock. Trim one side with decorative edge scissors. Roughly fanfold all strips gathering up to resemble a ruffle. Attach to back of smaller solid heart with hot glue gun or strong adhesive, allowing at least ½” to show.
Mat two 3” x 4” photos on 3¼” x 4¼” light blue and light pink patterned cardstock. Cut a strip 6” x 1” strip of pink pearlescent paper. Use Cuttlebug® Rosa Border Folder to emboss. Wrap embossed strip around bottom of photo mounted on pink patterned cardstock.
Attach photos to two 3½” x 5½” mats cut from pink foil patterned cardstock and one from blue foil patterned cardstock. Place one photo inside the open heart on the right side of page. Secure with adhesive. Attach the other photo at an angle over the bottom half of open-heart on left side of page.
Cut out flowers from floral patterned paper. Cut multiple flowers and layer using foam adhesive. Attach to center, between photos slightly overlapping the photos.
Attach smaller heart with journaling tag between two photos using foam adhesive.
Add 3D tag and 3D flowers stickers.

Step 1

Cut four strips of lavender patterned paper 12” x 2”. Trim one side of all 4 strips with decorative edge scissors. Run all 4 strips through paper crimper (optional). Attach all four strips to the perimeter of 12” x 12” white solid cardstock with scallop edge on outside.

Step 2

Cut 4 strips of 12” x 1” solid lavender cardstock. Cut each in half. Use Cuttlebug® Pirouette Border Folder to emboss all 8 pieces. Trim around the curvy pattern side on of all 8 strips with scissors or craft knife. Attach 2 pieces end to end to make four 11½” strips. Attach strips on top of lavender patterned strips. Cut a 10½” square from gold patterned paper. Attach to center of page.

Step 3

Using scissors, craft knife or die cut machine, make two 7” open-heart shapes from lavender solid cardstock. Fold in half and use Cuttlebug® Acanthus Folder to emboss one and use Cuttlebug® Rosa Folder to emboss the other. Make another open-heart shape ½” larger than the hearts. Trim outside and inside with decorative edge scissors. Attached one of the lavender hearts on top of scallop edge heart.

Step 4

Cut a 12” x 2” strip of light blue solid cardstock. Trim one edge in large scallop pattern with decorative edge scissors. Run strip through paper crimper (optional). Fold in wide fan pleats and attach to back of one open-heart at top left side. Use foam adhesive to attach both open-hearts to upper part of page.

Step 5

Cut a 4 ½” heart from lavender cardstock (or use center of one of the cut-outs of the open-hearts). Use Cuttlebug® Acanthus Folder to emboss. Attach journaling tag to heart with decorative brad. Make small bow from 8” of ?” pink picot edge ribbon and attach above journaling tag. Cut three 12” x 1” strips of pink patterned cardstock. Trim one side with decorative edge scissors. Roughly fanfold all strips gathering up to resemble a ruffle. Attach to back of smaller solid heart with hot glue gun or strong adhesive, allowing at least ½” to show.

Step 6

Mat two 3” x 4” photos on 3¼” x 4¼” light blue and light pink patterned cardstock. Cut a strip 6” x 1” strip of pink pearlescent paper. Use Cuttlebug® Rosa Border Folder to emboss. Wrap embossed strip around bottom of photo mounted on pink patterned cardstock.

Step 7

Attach photos to two 3½” x 5½” mats cut from pink foil patterned cardstock and one from blue foil patterned cardstock. Place one photo inside the open heart on the right side of page. Secure with adhesive. Attach the other photo at an angle over the bottom half of open-heart on left side of page.

Step 8

Cut out flowers from floral patterned paper. Cut multiple flowers and layer using foam adhesive. Attach to center, between photos slightly overlapping the photos.

Step 9

Attach smaller heart with journaling tag between two photos using foam adhesive.

Step 10

Add 3D tag and 3D flowers stickers.

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Wow! This is so exciting to see we have an Anna Griffin team on the project center! Such gorgeousness!

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