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"Happiness" Card by Gerry van Gent
Happy Sunday Sizzix friends!Today I have a card to share with you which wascreated with awesome new Sizzix Thinlits dies.* * *The base of this double card is created with the Circles dies.Totally in love with the cute and so pretty Floral Festival die.I layered a few different die-cuts to decorate the top of the card.....and a few close-ups for you...I cut the Trim in two and used it to decorate the daisy.OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:Prima Marketing - pattern papersWebster's Pages - "happiness" quote* * *Thank you for visiting us today!Have a creative Sunday!
"Love You" layout and a card by Gerry van Gent
Happy Sunday dear friends!Today I have prepared for you two projects -a layout and a matching card :-)* * *Here are a few close-upsFrom the beautiful Do What You Love thinlits die Iused only the words "love" and "you".Because I had two leftover die-cuts I decided to makea matching card to the layout.OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:Webster's Pages Pattern PapersGlitz Design Pattern papersPrima Marketing - clear stamps, sugar dots, stencil* * *Thank you for visiting us today!Have a creative Sunday!
"Hello Sunshine" Card by Gerry van Gent
Happy Sunday Sizzix friends!Today I am sharing with you a card I created for not aparticular occasion - it was simply fun to create a windowcard by using the Circles framelits dies.* * *After die cutting a circle in the middle of my double cardI began decorating it by adding first the bird.After that I adhered the Happiness Phrases -these are attached to the card only by the ends.Then I added the layered flower and the Spring Greenery .I used two sorts of the Intricate Tribal Florals to create my flowers.The Bird was die cut from corrugated cardboard and pattern paper.In this way it makes it steady and dimensional.Thank you for visiting us today!Have a creative Sunday!
"Never Give Up" by Gerry van Gent
Happy Sunday friends!Hope you are all doing well!For my blog post today I am sharing a pillow box I created witha coordinating quote card. It's one of those small, hand-made things youcan give to a friend for encouragement and to show you care.* * *After die cutting the Pillow Box I began decorating it by addingdifferent embellishments including die-cut flowers and flourish.The coordinating card was cut to sizes fitting the pillow itself.I added a pearl in the centers of the die-cut Intricate flowers.As usual, I punched the butterfly multiple times and adheredon top of one another in order to give more dimension.Thank you for visiting us today!Have a creative week ahead!Gerry
"Carefree Holidays" Layout by gerry van gent
Happy Sunday Sizzix friends!Hope you are all well and enjoying the weekend with your loved ones.For my post today I prepared a layout where I am combiningfussy cut flowers with gorgeous Sizzix dies.* * *Two of the butterflies have 4 layers of punched butterflies.Instead of masking I used one of the Mixed Media dies to decorate the background.I simply die cut it 4 times and adhered pieces behind the photos.One small piece was used in the middle of the stamped circle.OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:Graphic 45 pattern papersKaiserCraft pattern papersThe Scrapbook Diaries clear stampsGlitz Design Giant rhinestone* * *Thank you for visiting us today!Have a creative Sunday!
Baby Boy/Girl gift Boxes by Gerry van Gent
Hello Sizzix friends and Happy Sunday!I have today two gift boxes to share with you.The gift box die is available in the Big Shot Plus Starter Kit.* * *The flower on the top is die cut from the Bigz A5 Die from the Starter Kit.After that it was embossed with Botany Decoration embossing folderand then shaped, distressed with ink and glued .Each flower has 4 layers.I punched the Large Butterfly twice, adhered ontop of each other and added glitter .I used the Decorative Bubbles to make a small "window"on the front side of the gift box.OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:Prima Marketing: Pattern Paper,Paper Ink PadsRibbonStickles* * *Have a creative Sunday!
Gift Bag by Gerry van Gent
Happy Sunday Sizzix friends!Today I am sharing a gift bag I created by usingonce again products by Sizzix - dies, a punch andFree Colouring Download Papers. Hope you'll enjoy!* * *My very first step was to die cut the bag.By the original Bag belongs a flap which I removed soI can create my own (hand)bag.I added two strings which I used for the handles.This is how it looks like the originalI distressed the edges with green ink pad and prepared my embellies.I used the matching Circles die to die cut the "present" and Icoloured it in with Copic markers.I love that Daisy die - no wonder I often use it on my projects :-)OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:Imaginarium Designs chipboardPrima Marketing Sugar DotsPrima Marketing/Ingvild Bolme Distress Ink padsCopic Markers* * *Have a very creative Sunday!
Happy Birthday Card by Gerry van Gent
Happy Sunday Sizzix friends!Today I am sharing a card my daughter and I created for a friend of hers.We used the Free Paper Downloads "Colour Your Own Papers" andthe New paper punch by Tim Holtz.&* * *Before I adhered the cupcake I gave it to my daughterto colour it. She chose the colours herself and I matched witha coordinating double card.I cut carefully the top part of the cherry so when gluedit will be on top of the card. I added two extra leaves -- you will find a branch with a heart on the Free Paper Downloads.I cut carefully the top phrase "Happy Birthday"and gave it to my daughter to colour it in.Then I simply adhered it under the cupcake.I used the two hearts for balloons.I added a punched bow for a fun touch.Thank you for visiting us today!
"You & Me = Selfie" by Gent van Gent
Hello Sizzix Friends!Today I am sharing another layout which is part of ourSummer Vacation (2014) album. Love that selfie of hubby and I -it has a special place in our family album :-)For this layout I combined New & Old dies and of course I used one myfavourite paper punches by Sizzix - Butterfly, Large!The colour combination is not the usual Summer colour combo -it has to do with the country we were on vacation - Egypt :-)* * *The flourish I added to decorate the photo were created bymixing the pretty Sizzix florals and fussy cut paper flowers.I, once again, used the Do What you Love die and,once again, I used it in a separate parts on my project.I combined one of the Tribal Borders withthe scallop border from the Starter Kit.OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:Websters Pages - pattern papersPrima Marketing - pattern papers, sugar dots* * *Thank you for visiting us today!Have a creative Sunday!
"Do What You Love" Layout by Gerry van Gent
Hello Sizzix friends!I hope you all have a lovely Sunday :-)For my blog post today I created a layout featuring new Sizzix diesand the brand new Sizzix Paper Punch "Butterfly" by Tim Holtz.Punches are soon available in your local retailer!* * *I have die cut multiple times all dies so I can layer flowers and florals.Be sure to use foam tape/squares if you want to create more dimension!The NEW Butterfly paper punch is amazing!Easy to use and easy to store - there is a locking latch!You can punch various materials as cork, vellum, craft metal/plastic,flexible magnet, up to 3 sheets of cardstock, etc.For my project I simply punched pattern paper.Layered two butterflies and decorated with pearls.Do What You Love thinlits die by Craft Asylum is one ofmy favourites so far in this collection - not only beautiful withits intricate design but also so playful -it gives you many opportunities to use the designs!For my project I die cut multiple time the design usingdifferent colours cardstock - I used the quote separately!OTHER PRODUCTS USED:Prima Marketing pattern papercardstockpearls* * *Thank you for visiting today!Have a creative Sunday!