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Swenson Family Page — By: Susan Cobb



  1. Turn the paper so the stripes are vertical. Mat the 4"x6" photo on green cardstock leaving a 1/8” border. Mat again on black, leaving a ¼” border. Mat the 4 ½” x3 1/8” photo on black, leaving a 1/8” border. Mat the remaining 2 ¾”x4 ¼” photo on green, leaving a 1/8” border. Mat again on black, leaving a 1/8” border.
  2. Place the background paper on your cutting surface. Position the photos on the page as shown. Use a pencil to mark the background paper along the flocked border above and below the 4"x6" matted photo. Remove the photo and use your knife to cut along the flocked stripe, between your pencil marks. Gently lift the cut edge and tuck the left edge of the 4"x6" matted photo beneath the flocked stripe. Glue photo in place. Repeat for the horizontal photo, at the right side.
  3. Write or computer print journaling on green, trim to rectangles, and mat on black. Glue to the page as shown. Glue remaining matted photo to the lower right portion of the page. Attach crystals to flocked stripes on background as shown. Zot ribbon in place.

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