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"This Moment" by Gerry van Gent
Hello Sizzix peeps!Hope you are all enjoying a relaxed Sunday!Today I want to share with you a canvas I createdusing awesome Sizzix dies. Scrapping on canvas is anabsolute pleasure for me for the last years.
So here is one I created especially for you :-)657495 Sizzix On the Edge Die Butterflight* * *For the die Moroccan Card Front I used black cardstock in order to havecontrast to my pastel coloured background. Once it was die cut I separatedit in a few pieces and added as decoration to the photo.When I die cut the butterflies I carefully fussy cut three of themso I can use them separately on my project!To make my project even more personal I hand made some of the flowersby using the super awesome die Tattered Florals.I chose brown fabric canvas which I combined with some white lace and ...of course a brad to fasten the pieces altogether.I also die cut two small flowers extra to use them on the canvas.The two hearts were stamped and die cut with Love, Hugs & Hearts Die set.* * *I hope you enjoyed my canvas today!Have a creative day!
Memories from Wrexham by Gerry
Hello Sizzix friends!
Today's project is about me :-)
I don't know about you but I often take selfies so I can share them online.
This photo is one of my favourite selfies and a special one because it was
taken in Wrexham when I visited for the first time Sizzix Europe headquarters.
And of course for my favourite photo I had to use my favourite Sizzix products!As a base for my A4 layout I used the cardboard back of our old family agenda -yes, I never throw cardboard! You can use it in various ways.* * *Love how the Spring Greenery branches matchthe fussy cut branches from the pattern paper.I used the small die-cut circles from the Tag & Bookplate to decorateall over the layout - I simply die cut them in different colours andadhered them on my project.I cut two small ends of the Ironwork Gate and coloured them in black.Then I glued them on top of the other ends -in this way I wanted to have more contrast and alsoto match the rest of the "blacks" on the layout.I die cut the doily by using two different pattern papers.One of the pattern papers I used for the doily itself andthe circle where I stamped the quote.From the black pattern paper I used only the circle for the layout.I cut into two and used half underneath the other as a shadow.Other Products I used:Webster's Pages Pattern PaperStamps - Donna Downey, Pink Paisley, Prima MarketingA fussy cut bird - Prima Marketing pattern paper* * *I hope you enjoyed my project today!Have a creative Sunday!
Two projects by Gerry van Gent
Hello Sizzix Friends!
Gerry's here today sharing with you two projects.
My first project is a card where I mixed a few dies and
I also used one of the Sizzix stamps.658932 Sizzix Thinlits Dies Rosettes* * *The phrase was first stamped on some leftover pattern paperand then the label die (658932) was used to die cut it.As an addition to the stamped phrase I added three die-cut flowers.OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:Webster's Pages - "Party Time!" paper collectionWebster's Pages - "Growing Up Girl" paper collection* * *My second project is a layout.I used here only one single die which was (in my opinion)the perfect decoration for my photo.* * *OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:Webster's Pages - "Sweet Routine" paper collectionPrima Marketing - Flowers; stencilImaginarium Designs chipboardIndigoBlu unmounted stamps* * *Have a creative day!
A "Mum" Card by Gerry van Gent
* * *I used two of the pattern papers for my background.Then I began decorating the card from top to bottom byadding cut outs from Mother's Day Paper Downloadsand combining them with the beautiful dies.The banner is originally a small one but to make it looklong I cut into two parts and added them to both sides of the heart.Thank you for your visit!Have a creative Sunday!
Mother's Day Card by Gerry van Gent
Hello Sizzix friends!Did you check already our free to downloadbeautiful papers for Mother's day?I did :-) and I even created already a cardusing a few of the papers.In case you missed them here is the link for you:
Free Paper Downloads for Mother's DayMy double card is based om white cardstockand it has sizes: 10 cm x 15 cm* * *I didn't use the Conservatory Window itself butthe "leftover" frame. I used a pair of scissors to roundthe top corners and then adhered the frame on top of the pattern paper.I fussy cut two of the patterns and one phraseso I can use them on my card.I combined the banner with the heart andadded the phrase above them.For the Garden Greens I used white cardstock -simply because they pop up very well against the background.Then I added three cute flowers as a final touch.I didn`t miss to adhere most of the card "ingredients" :-)with my favourite foam squares so I will have more dimension.Other Products I Used:Prima Marketing Flowers* * *Thank you so much for visiting today!Have a creative Sunday!
A Spring Card by Gerry van Gent
Hello Sizzix Friends!Waving Hi from sunny Holland!It`s a beautiful day here and I am alreadyin a Spring mood. And you?Today I have another layered card I created for youusing, of course, awesome dies from Sizzix.
Size: 11 cm x 20 cm* * *Here are a few close-ups for you....The bird cage is die cut from corrugatedcardboard and pattern paper.I combined a few fussy cut flowers from the papercollection with the doilies...Use foam squares with your favourite dies -it gives such a beautiful dimension to your project!OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:Webster's Pages "Sweet Routine" Paper Collection* * *Hope you enjoyed my card today!See you next week!
March Card by Gerry van Gent
Hello Sizzix Friends!Can you believe it? It`s already March.And that means that Spring is just around the corner.To Welcome the month of March I created a card for youwhere I am using the new Jumbo Tatttered Florals die.* * *To make the flowers I used white soft packaging material.I die cut two sizes of the tattered flowers -for each flower I die cut a few of the flowers.I also used 4 different colours paint (sprays!).Once the flowers were dry I used a heat tool to wrinkle the petals.N.B. It takes only a second to heat in the middle so the petals will pop up.This is how they looked like before I added the brads in the centres.The leaves were die cut from the Garden Greens.I die cut them from corrugated cardboard and pattern paper.The die-cut leaves from pattern paper were also embossed andthen adhered on top of the corrugated cardboard ones.OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:Maja Design "Vintage Spring" Paper CollectionLindy's Stamp Gang SpraysBrads (unknown)* * *Have a great Sunday!
Everyday card by Gerry van Gent
Hello Sizzix friends!It`s Sunday and I am ready to share with you my latestcard created with two of the recently released Thinlits dies.
If you need to make a quick surprise card for
your best friend all you need is .... two awesome dies :-)657900 Sizzix Big Shot machine* * *As a base of my card I used a double round card from white cardstockwhich has almost the same diameter as the inner (yellow-white) die-cut circle.I left the round double card 1/2 cm bigger so I can adhereround the edges the scallop die-cut circle.I die cut the Frame Layers & Flower #2 twice usingtwo different pattern papers.The Long label was die cut from the same pattern paper asthe scallop circle. On top I added the phrase - I used foam squaresfor more dimension. Then I fussy cut a few patterns.Pearls and twine were added for decoration.OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:Webster's Pages - "Party Time!" paper collectionI hope you enjoyed my card today!Have a beautiful Sunday!
Simple Layout by Gerry van Gent
Hello Sizzix friends!I hope you all enjoyed a very specialValentine's Day with your loved ones!Today I would love to share with you myvision of a simple layout using gorgeous Sizzix dies.657900 Sizzix Big Shot machine* * *Because I wanted to add flowers and the collectiondidn`t have any I decided to make my own.I simply chose different pattern papers and die cut some flowers.For the centers I die cut exactly around the tiny white hearts.This window is a combination of two dies -The top of the Conservatory Window was usedon top of the other window.The die-cut circles spread all over the page weredie cut from the Frame Layers & Flower #2.OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:Webster's Pages - "Sprinkled with Love" collectionThank you for your visit today!Have a creative day!
Valentine's Tag by Gerry van Gent
Happy Sunday Sizzix friends!Valentine's Day is approaching and today I wouldlove to share another project created for this occasion.And once again for my today's project I used our FREEHere is my tag....I used one of the pattern papers as a background andthen I began adding embellishments to decorate it.656938 Sizzix Movers & Shapers Die Tag & Bookplates658932 Sizzix Thinlits Dies Rosettes* * *Different dies were used to die cut my embellishments...The red heart - between the twine - was first stamped and then die cut.You will find the word "cute" printed on one of the pattern papers -I used a small banner die which fit perfectly.Other Products I used:Webster's Pages flower resin* * *And sharing a mini layout (15cm x 15cm) where I usedonce again the Ornate Frame (658720) to layer my photo....Thank you for visiting!