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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!
"BFF" Cards by Gerry van Gent
Hello Sizzix FriendsI hope you all enjoy a sunny and relaxing Sunday!Here, in the Netherlands, we are so lucky to have a good startto the season - the sun is shining and it feels like a real Summer :-)For my post today I would like to share two cards I created for mydaughter's best friends. On the last school day she wanted to givethem a small present with a card... and this is where I got involved ;-)* * *Cards Size: 12cm x 12cmI placed the Spring Garden #3 die in the middle of the frontof the card and die cut it. After that I removed the excess leftovercuts and attached back the Spring Garden #3 die to the window card.I adhered a square pattern paper inside the card.I decorated the die-cut flowers with sugar dots.I used one of the Decorative Trim #2 dies by Craft Asylumto make a frame round the square.For the letters I used one of the alphabet dies from our Essentials Range -The Wanted alphabet by Tim Holtz.Each letter was die cut twice - from light/dark brown cardstock.The dark die-cut letter I used as shadow.I gave a "painted" look by using a white pen.OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:Prima Marketing pattern paper; sugar dotsGray cardstock - cardsLight/Dark brown cardstock - letters* * *Have a creative Sunday!
"Hello" Cards by Gerry van Gent
Happy Sunday Sizzix friends!For my post today I created two cards whichare perfect for a new-born baby boy/girl.I called my cards - "delivery bag cards"because of the small "handle" I added on top :-)* * *I decorated the Splat with pearls and mini paper roses.I adhered the Happiness Phrase "Hello" on top of a decorative label.For the bag handle I use one of the Decorative Bubbles .Firstly, I die cut the bubble with the hearts.After that I separated the circle into two parts.I used the trim of hearts to decorate the handle.I hope you enjoyed my cards today!OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:The Scrap Cake Pattern papersPrima Marketing Say it in Crystals* * *Have a creative Sunday!
"Happy Father's Day" Layout by Gerry van Gent
Hallo Sizzix Friends!Next Sunday we are celebrating Father's Day! Therefore Icreated an A4 layout to give as a present to our # 1 Dad :-)This photo of him and the kids was taken on Mother's Daywhich makes it even more special to me/us!* * *I began this layout by choosing two pattern papers for the background.After that I cut out lots of embellishments from the Free Paper Downloads- I used here two sizes of the Circles.Daisies were die cut from white cardstock.Each daisy has two layers."2015" was die cut from both white cardstock and Father's Day free papers.The pattern paper numbers were used as a "shadow".Get your free papers here ----->Most of the embellishments were adhered with foam squares.OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:Prima Marketing - Sugar DotsWhite Cardstock* * *Thank you for your visit!Have a creative day!
A "Happy Birthday" Card by Gerry van Gent
Hallo Sizzix peeps!I am sharing today a Birthday card I created for a friend of mine.We have finally some sun in The Netherlands and it finally feels likesummer... and yes, this card is totally inspired by pretty summer colours.I used the brand new dies by Craft Asylum "Layering Daisy".* * *Hmmm, I got a bit addicted in die cutting all those beauties!I wanted more and more...Eventually I used only 6 daisies: 2 white, 2 yellow and 2 turquoise!Once I adhered all 6 daisies on top of one anotherI added my final touch to the flower - a big rhinestone.I "lifted up" each daisy so it will look more dimensional.OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:The Scrapbook Diaries "Butterfly Stamp Set" by Gerry van GentImaginarium Designs Chipboard "Happy Birthday"Glitz Design "Color Me Happy" Giant RhinestoneLindy's Stamp Gang Sprays* * *Have a great Sunday!
"My Everything" Layout by Gerry van Gent
Hello Sizzix friends!
For my blog post today I prepared a simple layout
where I mixed a few Sizzix awesome dies and
a cute embossing folder by Brenda Walton.Hope you'll enjoy!* * *I love the Embossing Folder Roses and I wanted touse it for decoration on my layout. And because the sizedidn't fit on my design I decided to do the following:1. I embossed twice the Roses on white cardstock.2. After that I cut out only the roses - a pair of roses and a rose3. Then I used chalk ink to distress them.N.B. By mixing yellow and blue you get a "bonus" colour - green :-)from pattern paper and used on the layout.The die-cut flourish/swirls were cut in pieces sothey can "fit" on different spots on the layout.One of favourite thinlits flowers from the Starter Kit.Simply die cut from white cardstock and mix with any flower -the effect is so beautiful and adorable.OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:Prima Marketing: pattern papers, sugar dots, stickerIngvild Bolme/Prima Marketing Chalk EdgersMaja Design: pattern paperPetaloo: paper flowersThe Scrapbook Diaries Texture Stamp Set by Gerry van GentLindy's Stamp Gang sprays* * *Thank you for your visit!Have a creative Sunday!
A Quote Tag by Gerry van Gent
Hello Sizzix friends and Happy Sunday!I hope you are all doing well.For my post today I prepared a simple tag.* * *There are two beautiful paper pads included in theSizzix Big Shot Plus Starter Kit machine by Craft Asylum.I used one of the pattern papers to die cut the bird.Then I simply distressed all edges with ink.Splats were die cut from white cardstock and distressed with ink.From the Decorative Heart Trim I used only two of the hearts.The Letter "S" here stands for Surprise :-)OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:Glitz Design papers, quote and gemstoneInk pads* * *Thank you for visiting!Gerry
"Beautiful" Card by Gerry van Gent
Hello Sizzix peeps!Hope you are all well and enjoying a peaceful Sunday with your family :-)
For my post today I prepared a simple card using a few Sizzix products.* * *The size of the card is approx. 11cm x 15.5 cm.The background was embossed with the awesome
Springtime Background embossing folder by Tim Holtz.*The flower was die cut with the amazing Flower Thinlits Die includedin the Sizzix Plus Starter Kit. I used red cardstock.*I also used one of the round shapes from FLORAL PAPER DOWNLOADS,cut into two and used to decorate top and middle part of the card.* From Decorative Trim I used only one heart which I usedas a "paper clip" on top of the card.I die cut the Flourish, Floral w/leaves fromFREE FLORAL PAPER DOWNLOADS and white cardstock.The flourish itself was cut into two parts and adheredon both sides of the quote.All three Floral Leaves were outlined with red pen.For more dimension I used foam tape/squares to adhere the elements.OTHER PRODUCTS I USED:Glitz Design Embellishment Stickers* * *Have a creative Sunday!