1 Day Deal: One great deal every Thursday. Get 'em while you can!
 


Focus On The Good Times Page


Gail Booth

Focus On The Good Times Page
By Gail Booth


Click to Enlarge

Designer Tip: Frame your photos behind the filmstrip to match the rich paper theme.

Supplies:

Instructions:

  1. Background: Start with 12”x12” Darkroom camera border paper as your background. Ink the edges of 8 ½”x6 ½” Darkroom maroon paper black, then place 1” from upper right corner. Ink edges of 7 ½”x5 ¼” Darkroom yellow tile paper and place at an angle over the maroon paper, as shown. Ink edges of 12”x3 ¼” Darkroom stripe paper (keeping the lens circle strip at the bottom) and place 2 ½” from the bottom edge of your page. Place large swirl Dazzles™ on the upper corners of the maroon paper. Cover the back of the filmstrip border Dazzles™ with Darkroom maroon paper and glue 1/16” from the bottom edge of your page.
  2. Photos: Mat a 4”x6” photo on Darkroom yellow tile paper with a 1/16" border, ink the edges then place on 7”x4 ¾” Darkroom brown/white words paper with ¼” border on the left, top and bottom edges. Place 1 ¾” from the upper right corner of your page. Back filmstrip border Dazzles™ with Darkroom yellow paper and glue 1/16” from the right side of the photo mat, trimming even with mat edges. Pop out two corner die-cuts and foam tape on the top corners of the photo.
  3. Photo Strips: Cut out one 12” long filmstrip from the acetate along the black lines and lay horizontally. Place a 2 ½”x2” photo behind the second window from the left. Punch a hole between the two center windows, then insert a “Flash!” Embellies™ brad. Zot™ the strip centered on the striped paper. Cut out another filmstrip from the acetate, cut down to just two frames and lay vertically. Place two 2”x2 ½” photos behind the two windows. Place a scroll Dazzles™ and punch a hole between the two windows, then insert a gold Embellies™ brad. Zot™ the strip in place at an angle on the left of the large photo, going off the page, as shown, and trim even with the page edges.
  4. Embellishments: Back the “Smile” frame Dazzles™ with a photo, trimming even with the Dazzles™ edges. Foam tape the piece on the right end of the filmstrip, as shown. Zot™ a bow of ½” maroon grosgrain below the photo, over a length of ½” black grosgrain and cut the ends in a “v”. Cut the prongs from a gold Embellies™ brad and Zot™ onto the bow.
  5. Using the “Focus on the Good Times” Dazzles™, back “focus” on maroon paper and the lens on brown lens paper. Back the entire piece on acetate and foam tape over the large brown frame label die-cut. Foam tape at the left, as shown. Zot™ a double knot of both grosgrains with ¼” maroon sheer on the left side of the label and cut the ends in a “v”.
  6. Punch a hole and insert a maroon lens Embellies™ brad in the film scroll die-cut, then foam tape under the label. Foam tape the lens w/camera Embellies™ brad over the filmstrip die-cut, then foam tape to the right of the “Flash!” brad, as shown. Zot™ on a knot of ¼” maroon sheer. Place a flash Dazzles™ on the camera and two arrow Dazzles™ along the filmstrip acetate.