I’m up on the blog today sharing my latest layout featuring the Leaf Edge Cut File from one of our recent releases.
I have actually used this Cut File twice – however I made it in to one cut. In the Silhouette software, I duplicated the Leaf Edge Cut File, and flipped one vertically. I then lined these up side by side, and merged the Cut Files in the centre.
I backed the Cut File in green patterned paper, and then popped each leaf up on foam tape.
I wanted to tuck the bottom edge of the file underneath the edge of the patterned paper, and I accomplished this by actually raising up the patterned paper as well.
I’m super happy with the way this page turned out. I actually can’t wait to use this file again, I have more ideas!!
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I have wanted to use the Skate page builder Cut File for aaages! And I knew I had the perfect picture for it, I just had to find it! I sized the Cut File in my Silhouette software to suit a 9 x 12in layout, and cut the skates from some pink patterned paper and the title from white cardstock.
I backed the skates and the title with a mixture of paper scraps and some awesome rainbow paper from the Photo Play Tulla and Norbert collection. I also used silver washi tape for the ‘metal’ areas on the skates.
I was a bit bummed after I backed my title, as I usually like to be deliberately random when I am using a mixture of papers to back the letters – but because these words were seperate, I didn’t notice that I used the rainbow paper for the first letter of both. Not a big deal, just one of my quirks! We all have those right?
I hadn’t planned on using the Christmas Banner on this page, but I had it cut and sitting on my desk, and it fit perfectly in that corner, so why not!? Perfect! The file had been cut in white card stock, and because I had decreased it’s size so much, and the lines are very thin. This made it a little tricky to back, so it’s not perfect, but I’m okay with that!
To finish off my page I added some wood veneer and acrylic embellishments from Corbett Creations, and really these small touches are all it needed as the Cut Files speak for themselves.
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