Friday 19 December 2008

Jingle Bells!

Today my layout uses the scrummy Roxbury range of papers and die-cuts from Scenic Route.
I wanted to make a page using this photo, but just like everyone else, I haven't got much time to play with at the moment.
Using these papers, and the matching die-cuts, my page was finished very quickly- even for me!!

First I took the Dearborn Street paper, and cut a large wide strip to fit across the middle of the page.
The reverse is a lovely deep red with stars on pattern- I cut two very narrow strips, again to fit across the page.
I then inked the edges.

Using the paper Forest Street I cut a strip off two rows of trees wide.

Using a pair of fine detail scissors I then cut around the trees, making two border strips. Inking the edges of these would have been very tricky and taken a long time, so I cheated and drew along the edges with a brown zig millenium pen!

I love the die-cut arrows and journalling shapes that come in the Scenic Route ranges, so used a few on this layout.
I popped the ones off the sheet I wanted, and inked the edges.
The large arrow I fixed to the page using foam pads to raise it off the page a little.

The photo I sanded the edges, and matted it onto some brown cardstock to make it stand out from the patterned paper beneath a little more.

For the title, I used the Rockville Park paper, and cut it on my Craft Robo machine.
The letters I inked around the edges (with a pen again) and using foam pads mounted them onto journaling die-cuts. then I stuck these onto the page.

Lastly I added my journalling... and the page was done!

1 comment:

Leanie said...

Its gorgeous!
And yet again shows me how useful a diecutter would be...!
Merry Christmas
Leanne x