Final Day of the Ruby Rock It Swap

We hope you’ve enjoyed IMAGINE Crafts’ product swap featuring the “Joyeux Noel” paper collection from Ruby Rock-It  this past week!  Today our Artist In Residence Eric Erickson bring you a scrapbook layout for inspiration.

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By Eric

Supplies:

  • Imagine Crafts/Tsukineko: Creative Medium Vintage, GooseBumps Texture Spray Shimmer, VersaMagic Jumbo Java inker, Brilliance Pigment Ink Pearlescent Thyme, Brilliance Pigment Ink Galaxy Gold, InkBlushers
  • Ruby Rock-It: “Joyeux Noel” die cut silhouettes, layered accents
  • Cardstock: Bazzill Basics
  • Miscellaneous:  holiday punches, sticker machine

Directions:

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1. Determine size of the frame opening based on the size of photo.

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2. Draw the frame size onto the background paper and cut out where the photo should  be placed.

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3. Punch out shapes.

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4. Once all the shapes are punched out, organize them by shape, size and color so they  will be evenly places over the layout.

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5. Run the shapes through a sticker-making machine to get adhesive on the backs of  them.

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6. Begin placing the shapes over the background page and around the frame hole, evenly distributing the colors and shapes over the background.

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7. Directly from the inker bottle, add a few drops of VersaMagic Jumbo Java to Creative  Medium Vintage to darken the color.

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8. Coat the Christmas-shape covered frame with the darkened Creative Medium with an InkBlusher. This will dull the colors of the punched out shapes and allow the rest of the layout to pop.

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9.  Trim off the shapes that hang over the edges of the background

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10. Place a piece of contrasting cardstock on the back of the frame and cut a thin mat  around the edges of the frame.

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11. Spray and cover the entire frame with GooseBumps Shimmer to give a  glossy, textured sheen.

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12. Stamps the page’s title with and Brilliance Pearlescent Thyme.

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13. Use Brilliance Galaxy Gold to color the edges of the title card.

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14. Adhere other Ruby Rock-It embellishments to the corners of the frame.

 

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