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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!
Valentine's Cards by Gerry van Gent
Happy Sunday Sizzix friends!It`s February and soon we are celebrating
the sweetest day of all - Valentine's Day.
Today I created two Valentine cards for you.
Both cards were created with our Free Valentine's Paper Downloads
which are so beautiful and gorgeous. The colours and the patterns
are not only suitable for your Valentine's cards but also for other occasions.Card Size: 10cm x 15cm* * *The Curly Gate pattern was die cut from corrugated cardboard andwhite cardstock. After that I glued them both on top of each otherand then adhered on the front of the card.This is my second card for today...Card Size: 10cm x 15cm* * *I made this card look like a cover of a book.I decorated it simple - I added the leaves, the cut-outs andwrapped some white twine around the title.I hope you enjoyed my cards today...Wishing you a creative Sunday!
A Gift Box by Gerry van Gent
Hello Sizzix friends!Happy New Year!Sending you all the best wishes for 2014!Let this be a healthy, happy and a very creative year!
Today I want to share with you a small gift box I created using
Eileen Hull's Candy Jars Dies which is one of my favourites.
For front/back sides of the box I used as a base corrugated cardboard
which I die cut together with the pattern paper.
Once the pattern paper was adhered I distressed the edges with sand paper.657727 Sizzix ScoreBoards Die XL Candy JarsI added plastic lattice to both windows and then decorated withdifferent cut-outs.This is how the side of the box looks like.To make the sides more steady I added modelling paste.OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:Prima Marketing - pattern papers, flowers, stickers and a metal pin.Thank you for visiting today!Gerry