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Five Winter Embellishments
While you're scrapbooking those snowy, icy photographs, make your embellishments reflect the weather. Here are five fabulous winter embellishments, sure to bring an icy chill to your pages.
"Snowflake Tag" by Amy Stultz
- metal-rimmed tag
- Heidi Swapp Ghost Snowflake
- Sakura America Gelly Roll Pen
- Making Memories Rhinestone Brad
- May Arts white sheer polka dot ribbon
- Use the Gelly Roll pen to color the paper surface of the metal-rimmed tag, and allow to dry.
- Tie a length of May Arts ribbon through the hole on the tag.
- Attach the snowflake off center with the rhinestone brad.
"Snow Title Block" by Amy Stultz
- Delta Technical Coatings White Texture Paste
- small paintbrush
- white cardstock
- BasicGrey Blitzen Jack Frost patterned paper
- Heidi Swapp Blue Plastic Alphabet Letters
- sewing machine
- Ranger Sepia colored ink
- jewelry tag
- white embroidery floss
- American Crafts .03 black pen
- Cut a rectangle of Jack Frost patterned paper, approximately 1 ½" x 4 ½". Ink the edges of the paper.
- Mat the patterned paper on white cardstock and ink the edges.
- Machine stitch a decorative border around the edge of the title block.
- Use a paintbrush to stipple the texture paste lightly onto the plastic letters. Allow to dry thoroughly.
- Write "Brr..." on the small jewelry tag and attach to the "S" with embroidery floss.
- Attach title letters to the title block.
"Iced Flowers" by Amy Stultz
- Suze Weinberg's Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel in Clear or other fine crystal-like substance. For additional sparkle use a fine texture glitter.
- silk or paper flowers
- Ranger Glossy Accents, or other liquid acid-free glue
- Making Memories rhinestone brad
- Coat each blossom with liquid glue using a paintbrush.
- Sprinkle a generous amount of embossing enamel onto each blossom.
- Gently lift each blossom with the tweezers and shake off excess embossing enamel.
- Allow to dry thoroughly.
- Insert brad through the center of the flowers.
Do not heat the embossing enamel for this effect. The desired look is that of ice crystals.
"Icy" by Jennifer Sizemore
- American Crafts ribbon
- cardstock by SEI
- metal letters by American Crafts
- rub-ons by Li'l Davis Designs
- sewing machine
- Cut strips of coordinating ribbon.
- Adhere to page with adhesive.
- Stitch random lines with sewing machine in black and white thread.
- Glue threaded buttons to ribbon background.
- Adhere metal title letters.
- Add rub-on subtitle.
"Snow Day" by Jennifer Sizemore
- Scenic Route striped patterned paper
- black ink by Memories
- green cardstock
- pink cardstock
- snowflake die cut by QuicKutz
- crystal brad by Making Memories
- Cut a rectangle of pink cardstock and a strip of patterned paper.
- Ink edges with black ink.
- Stamp a title on green cardstock.
- Adhere title to background, with just a little adhesive on the right side.
- Stitch around edges, going under the green title on the left side.
- Staple title and add ribbon.
- Cut two snowflake shapes and layer them on top of each other.
- Attach snowflake to the background with a crystal brad.