‘Tis the season to Dream Page

Susan Cobb

‘Tis the season to Dream Page
By Susan Cobb

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Designer Tip: 1) Mat a 6 1/2”x4 1/2" photo on Winter’s Butterflies dark blue paper, then Winter’s Butterflies light blue paper. Sand the edges. Cut a 7 1/2"x5 1/2" each of Winter’s Butterflies green paper, plain vellum, and purple textured paper. Sand the edges of the green and purple papers. 2) Place background paper on a cutting mat. Use a knife to cut around the edges of the inner-most wing of each butterfly on the lower left corner of the page. Place the purple paper on the center of the page and tuck the edges beneath the cut area of the butterfly wings as shown. Glue the cut areas of the wings in place. Place the plain vellum angled on top of the purple paper, then the green paper, angled as shown, then the matted photo on top. Glue the right/left sides in place. 3) Cut two 4”x1” Winter’s Butterflies dark blue paper. Sand the edges of each. Tuck one piece beneath the lower right edge of the layered papers, and the other one beneath the upper left edge. Glue in place, then glue remaining corners of layered papers and photo in place. 4) Back Dazzles™ 3 butterflies and 2 snowflakes on Winter’s Butterflies dark blue and purple textured papers. Layer the snowflakes with foam tape and add on the left edge of the photo. Foam tape the butterflies angled as shown. Place Dazzles™ borders on the dark blue paper, trimming edges evenly. Place words and small snowflakes on and around the photo as shown. Zot™ flowers/leaf on the lower right side of the page. 5) Add Dazzles™ tiny butterflies, dots, or snowflakes on buttons, or thread button holes with thin strips of paper. Zot™ buttons on the lower left edge of the photo/mat as shown. Glue sequins and beads near buttons and sequins/pearls on the background as shown.