On the 11th Day of Cropping, Creative Memories gave to me an idea with 11 photographs…
- White and Evergreen Cardstock
- Gallivant Paper Pack
- Sugarplum Embellishments
- Toil & Trouble Washi Tape (while supplies last)
- Holly Border Punch
- 12-inch Straight Trimmer
- All-Purpose Scissors
- Tape Runner with Repositionable Tape Runner Refill
Start with a sheet of Evergreen Cardstock as the base of the layout. Be sure to have a small border of the Evergreen Cardstock visible around all photos/mats as you adhere to the layout throughout the following instructions.
Cut two 3″ x 3″ photos and adhere to the bottom left and top right corner of the layout.
Cut two mats from a green sheet of Gallivant paper at 3″ x 4″ and crop two photos at 2-3/4″ x 3-3/4″. Adhere the photos to the mats and adhere these to the left and right sides of the layout.
Cut two 3/4″ x 4-1/2″ strips of red Gallivant paper and adhere to the top left and bottom right corners of the layout. Add strips of the green stripe Toil & Trouble Washi Tape on top.
Cut two mats from the pink/white patterned sheet of Gallivant paper at 2-3/4″ x 3″ and use as mats for two photos cropped at 2-1/2″ x 2-3/4″. Crop another 2 photos at 1-1/2″ x 1-1/2″ Adhere these 4 photos to the top left and bottom right area of the layout. Place a sticker in the spaces between the small square photos and the red paper strips.
Trim two 5″ x 1″ strips of the green/blue pattern sheet of Gallivant paper, adhere to the top and bottom of the layout.
Cut two mats from the green sheet of Gallivant paper at 5″ x 3-1/2″ and use as mats for two photos cropped at 4-3/4″ x 3-1/4″. Adhere one above and one below the green/blue paper strips on the layout.
Crop one photo to 5-1/4″ x 2-1/4″. Mat on a 5-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ piece of red Gallivant paper and then adhere to the centre of the layout.
Punch a Holly Border from White Cardstock and using scissors trim two 5″ lengths. Adhere using Repositionable Tape Runner, overlapping the blue/green paper strips and photos at the top and bottom of the layout.
Add a few more Sugarplum Stickers to the layout to finish.
TIP: When cropping photos to suit this layout, think about how to use some photos to show details or focus in on one person in the photo. Examples include; cropping a photo down to see only their hands opening a gift, crop out additional people in a photo to focus on just one person per photo.
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