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Anna Griffin: You and Me 12 x 12 Layout
AnnaGriffinDesignTeam (8 Projects)
Project skill level: moderate
Project time: 30 minutes to 1 hour
Project tags: Anniversary Vintage Wedding Feminine Engagement Love Family Layouts Love Layouts Scrapbook Layouts Bohemian
Celebrate your true love with this beautiful layout!
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OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED
- Craft knife
- Hot glue gun
- Scallop decorative edge scissors
- Blue/Ivory patterned cardstock (2)
- 12” paper trimmer
- Light blue solid cardstock (1)
- 8” of ¼” brown satin ribbon
- Light blue patterned paper (1)
- 3D flower stickers
- Medium blue solid cardstock (1)
- 3D tag sticker
- Ivory pearlescent solid cardstock (1)
- Journal tag
- Beige solid cardstock (1)
- Plastic or resin flowers (4)
- Thin cardboard 10” square (1)
- Foam adhesive
STEP-BY-STEP How-TO INSTRUCTIONS
Cut three 5” x 7” pieces from light blue solid cardstock. Use Cuttlebug® Rosa Folder to emboss. Cut each piece in to five 1” strips (total 15). Roughly fanfold all strips gathering up to resemble a ruffle. With hot glue, attach end to end to 12” x 12” light blue patterned cardstock making a frame around the page apx ¼” from edge. Set aside to dry.
Cut 10” square from blue/ivory patterned cardstock. Mat on thin piece of 10” square cardboard. Place several layers of foam adhesive on the back at least 1” from the edges. Attach over light blue ruffle.
Cut four 9½” x 1” strips from beige solid cardstock. Use Cuttlebug® Poppy Border folder to emboss. Attach all four strips to perimeter of 10” square. Strips will join in each corner. Finished frame will slightly overhang. Tip: You can emboss strips longer than 7” with Cuttlebug® Poppy Border folder. Emboss one end and remove from folder. Turn around to emboss other end.
Cut a 5” x 7” piece from light blue cardstock. Cut two 7” x 1” strips from medium blue cardstock. Use Cuttlebug® Acanthus Border folder to emboss. Cut both strips in half down the middle. Cut off 1 ½” from two of the half strips. Attach to 5” x 7” light blue cardstock piece mitering the corners to create frame.
Cut two 5”x 7” pieces from beige cardstock and create ruffle using same technique in step 1. Attach to back of piece made in step 4 with hot glue gun or strong adhesive. Allow at least ½” of ruffle to show. Attach to center of page with hot glue gun or strong adhesive.
Cut a piece of 3” x 4” piece of ivory pearlescent solid cardstock. Use Cuttlebug® Acanthus folder to emboss. Attach to center left of blue-framed piece with thin foam adhesive. Attach 3½” x 4” photo over white pearlescent solid cardstock piece with tin foam adhesive.
Cut four 3” squares from light blue patterned paper. Place 3” square in the center of the Cuttlebug® Acanthus folder to emboss. Using scissors or craft knife cut out center image to make corner medallions. Attach one to each corner of the beige frame. Attach acrylic or plastic flower to center of each medallion.
Attach journal tag with several layers of foam adhesive. Make a bow using 8” of ¼” brown ribbon and attach to top right side of journal tag.
Add 3D tag below photo. Add 3D flower sticker to top left and bottom right of photo frame.