Sunday, 19 April 2015

"A Smile for Mom" by Gerry van Gent

Happy Sunday Sizzix friends!

Maybe you have already guessed (by the title!) that my
blog post today is dedicated to my mom. Living far away from
my mom is not only hard for me but also hard for my mom.
That's why I love sending her photos - and of course, some of
the photos are scrapped like this one today.
Perfect present for Mother's Day!
I chose my favourite "scrap" canvas which is A4 size and
perfectly matching the Sizzix Big Shot Plus machine.

A Smile for Mom_gerry

660515 Sizzix Big Shot Plus Starter Kit
660474 Sizzix Thinlits Die Set Decorative Bubbles
660222 Sizzix Thinlits Die Set Scribble & Splat
658506 Sizzix Sizzlits Die Set Vintage Doily
657176 Sizzix Sizzlits Decorative Strip Alphabet Typeset
558504 Sizzix Sizzlits L Die Flower Rose 3D
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My very first step was to emboss the background paper.
I used the A4 Embossing Folder included in the Starter Kit.


The die-cut letter "a" was adhered underneath an epoxy sticker.
I die cut a few times both of these Decorative Bubbles 
using different papers. Then I began mixing them and 
creating embellishments for my photo.


The big flower was created by using both sizes Bigz Die flowers included 
in the Starter Kit - I die cut them so many times until the flower looked "full".
For the centre I hand made the rose by using one of the old dies (558504 Rose 3D)
I added a bit of Stickles.
Other Products I used:
Maja Design Papers
Lindy's Stamp Gang Sprays
Prima Marketing Embellishments
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Thank you for visiting today!
Have a creative Sunday!

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