La Famille

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La Famille

Other Products: Cardstock (White, Kraft, Brown), Waterbrush, Paper Distresser, Close To My Heart Ink (Cocoa), Stampin Up Ink (Old Olive), Natural Burlap String, Corrugated Cardboard, Creative Embellishments Chipboard Word Border, Distress Spray Stain (Walnut Stain), Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (E-Z Runner Ultra, 3D Foam Squares, Adhesive Dots Mini, Dual Tip Glue Pen, Crafty Foam Tape)

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Instructions: Click here to view a larger photo of this project. Brown cardstock is the background 12 x 12”. Cut the kraft cardstock to 11.25 x 11.25” and distress the edges. Adhere to the brown cardstock. Cut a strip of the dark green patterned paper to 6.5 x 12”, distress the long edges and adhere to the middle of the layout. Find and cut out the green and brown border strip, cut the length to 11.25 and adhere to the top of the kraft cardstock layer. Cut a strip of the corrugated cardboard that is 2 x 12” and adhere across the middle of the layout.

Double mat the 4 x 6” photo in white cardstock, both layers are distressed and adhere together using foam tape. Adhere to the middle of the layout using foam squares. Find and die cut out the green mini tag and the mini ticket and adhere to the left of the matted photo. Add burlap string to the mini tag. Spray the chipboard title using a brown mister. Let dry. Adhere to the bottom of the layout.

Stamp and die cut 2 sets of the small and medium flowers onto Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using brown StazOn ink. Stamp and die cut 4 of the branch images onto white cardstock using brown StazOn ink. Add color to the middle of each flower using brown ink (CTMH- Coca) and daubers. Shape the flowers using the 3D Cherry Blossom Shaping Mold. Using a liquid adhesive, add brown Prills to the middle of each flower. Let dry. Add color to the branches using Zig Clean Color markers (Mid Brown). Then add color to the leaves using green ink (Stampin Up- Old Olive) and daubers. Shape the branches using Deluxe Flower Shaping Tools. Stamp and die cut 2 of the small flower clusters using brown Staz On ink onto white cardstock. Add just green to the leaves using green ink and daubers. Shape slightly using your shaping tools.

Adhere the branches above and below the matted photo along the edge of the green patterned paper using mini adhesive dots. Adhere the small flower clusters to where the branches meet using a foam square. Add the flowers along the branches using adhesive dots.


Created By Tracy McLennon
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