Virtual Christmas Crop: Challenge 3-Borders

This day is just flying by!

Let’s talk about borders!  Borders are simple, adorable, and functional.  They also add colour, and design to any simple page layout.

Challenge 3:  Christmas Borders

Create a Christmas border or two to be added to your Christmas scrapbook pages after Christmas has passed!  When you have them completed, take a photo and add the image to our Facebook Event Page before 4pm AEDT to be eligible for the prize. Use hashtag #CMVirtualChristmasCrop

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Layout created by Melissa Ullmann- CM Home Office US

Ingredients:

Christmas Past Paper Pack

Cool Serenity Paper Pack

Silver Shimmer Cardstock

Christmas Quartet Punch

Christmas Past Embellishments

Christmas Past Stickers

Tape Runner

Repositionable Adhesive

12″ Straight Trimmer

Black Pen

To create the trees as shown: 

Step 1:  Cut the paper in varied sized rectangles.  Measure the width of the rectangle.  Make a mark on the back side at the 1/2 way mark.

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Step 2:  Use your trimmer to cut from the mark to each opposite corner.

Step 3: Tear several strips of the Silver Shimmer Cardstock.  Adhere the trees in between the layers of the torn cardstock to create the border.

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Step 4:  Adhere the border to your layout.

Step 5:  Adhere stickers for a title.

Step 6:  Adhere photos.

Step 7:  Journal as desired.

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Layout created by Marja Deeth- CM Home Office Canada

Ingredients:

Evergreen Solid 12X12 Cardstock

Brown Solid 12X12 Cardstock

White Solid 12X12 Cardstock

Cloud Solid 12X12 Cardstock

Evergreen Border Maker Cartridge

Tape Runner

Repositionable Adhesive

12″ Straight Trimmer

To create the border as shown:

Punch out two strips of the Evergreen Border Cartridge in each of the following colours: Evergreen Cardstock, White Cardstock, and Brown cardstock.

Leave the Brown borders as – is.

Cut the trees off of the Evergreen borders.

For the white trees you are going to end up using the bottom strip that is scalloped to look like snow as well as the tree tops. For each tree top, cut the top of the tree off at random so that they all look unique.

Next you’ll use the Repositional Adhesive to adhere the layers of the tree together. The Brown remains the base, the tree tops are adhered in a strip to the Brown. The White “snow” is adhered then to the tops of the trees as well as along the bottom.

To double up your strips you need to cut one of the trees off of the back row of trees and adhere the rows of trees together so that the back trees peek out between the front trees.

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Have you seen the new punches that we just launched that would make fabulous borders?

Snowflake Chain Border Maker Cartridge and Christmas Quartet Punch

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