Grandma's House On Clear Lake

LeNae Gerig

Grandma's House On Clear Lake
By LeNae Gerig

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Designer's Tip: Placing the border Dazzles on black cardstock provides contrast and makes them really pop!



  1. Background: Glue an 8 1/2" x11 3/4" piece of North Country orange/gray leaves paper to the center of 12"x12" black cardstock. Glue 1 1/2" x 11 1/2" strips of North Country blue leaves paper to the outsides edges of the orange/gray leaves. Glue a 8 1/2"x6" rectangle of black cardstock to the center of the orange/gray leaves paper with 8 1/2" x 3/4" strips of North Country striped paper at the top and bottom edge. Place 2 leaves border Dazzles end to end on 12" long black cardstock and trim next to the long edges. Glue to the page as shown. Repeat for a second border.
  2. On the black cardstock rectangle, arrange and glue a 4" x 5 3/4" photo to the left and two 4" x 2 3/4" photos on the right.
  3. Write or print you title on ivory cardstock and trace with a small vintage label and mat with black cardstock, leaving a 1/16" border. Foam tape to the bottom right border with gold swirl Dazzles( underneath.
  4. Back a large Dazzles( leaf with North Country orange paper and glue to the top left corner of large photo. Use 9" of 5/8" wide blue ribbon to make a bow and glue to the stem. Add Dazzles( to the photo corners. Assemble the compass Papier Tole with foam tape and glue to overlap the top right photo as shown.