Winter Collage

Materials

  • Amos Advantage Nimbus Transparent Display Frame (#NIM230)
  • Simple Stories Sn@p! Paper Collections: Life, Color Vibe
  • Simple Stories 4”x6” Snappy Thoughts Sn@p! Cards
  • Simple Stories Stickers: Letters, Labels
  • Melissa Frances Chipboard Snowflake
  • Rub-ons: Melissa Frances Snow, Cosmo Cricket Silver Christmas
  • Darice Silver Sequins

Tools

  • Sewing machine and cream thread
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Punches: Large Himalayan Snowflake, Aspen Flurry Punch All Over the Page
  • Black ink pad
  • White acrylic paint
  • Stampendous! Fran-tage Shaved Ice Glitter
  • Adhesives: tape runner, clear dots, 3M Scotch Brand Quick-Dry Adhesive

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil, paintbrush, sponge dauber

Directions

STEP 1

  • Carefully drybrush frame edges with white paint; let dry.

STEP 2

  • Cut 8”x6-1/2” cream background panel; lightly sponge edges black. Machine stitch edges.

STEP 3

  • Cut 6”x6” blue paper panel; lightly sponge edges black. Adhere behind upper left corner of cream panel as shown.

STEP 4

  • Adhere “hello” journaling card to cream panel. Apply “let it snow” rub-on phrase to label sticker; adhere to journaling card. Apply rub-on snowflakes below label.

STEP 5

  • Punch pink dot snowflake and adhere sequin to center; adhere to collage.

STEP 6

  • Apply silver rub-on to upper right corner of cream panel; adhere sequin to center.

STEP 7

  • Punch Aspen Flurry snowflakes from right side of cream panel. Back openings with small blue paper panel. Adhere sequin to center of largest cut-out snowflake.

STEP 8

  • Adhere “Winter” stickers to bottom right corner of collage. Machine stitch through base of letters. Place collage in frame.

STEP 9

  • Lightly drybrush chipboard snowflake with white paint. Apply quick-dry glue and sprinkle with glitter; let dry. Back snowflake with scrap of pink dot paper; adhere sequin to snowflake center. Adhere snowflake to frame with quick-dry glue; let dry.

Tip

  • 1. Sequins are a great flat embellishment to use when creating with this floating frame.
by Jill Cornell
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