10 Amazing Pages from Our Readers
Time for Stories by Crystal Livesay. Supplies Digital template: Kiss May by Two Sisters Designs; Patterned paper: Bleached Cardboard by Nicole Seitler and Art Nation - Imagination by Emily Powers; Word raffle ticket: Audrey Neal; Ribbon cluster: Truly, Modly, Deeply by Emily Merritt; Letters: Teeny Tiny Glass Alpha by ScarletHeels; Accents: Project 365 Embellishments and Project 365 Part Two by Nicole Seitler.
Digital Tip: When using a digital page template, don't be afraid to add your personal touch to make it your own. It's okay to go outside the template to add your own flair.
One Spring Morning by Efrat Kashat. Supplies Patterned paper: Die Cuts With a View (yellow), Dovecraft (white) and Junkitz (blue); Buttons: Making Memories; Chipboard: American Crafts; Die cut: Making Memories; Adhesive: Scotch, 3M; Other: Twine, crepe paper, fabric, thread and pen.
Stitching Tip: When stitching flower petals with a sewing machine, use the hand wheel rather than the pedal. You'll have more control that makes it easier to stitch the ends of the petals with rounded edges.
Check out more of Efrat Kashat's work here.
Smile by Lynn Ghahary. Photos by Anna Marie Mondro. Supplies Cardstock and embroidery floss: Bazzill Basics Paper; Patterned paper: Cosmo Cricket, Making Memories, Pink Paislee and Prima; Chipboard and transparency: Fancy Pants Designs; Ribbon: Making Memories; Flowers: Prima; Crochet butterfly: Maya Road; Buttons: Craft Supply; Sticker: Heidi Swapp for Advantus; Paint: Ranger Industries; Markers: Copic and Stampin' Up!; Die-cutting machine: Sizzix; Dies: Nestabilities, Spellbinder; Punches: EK Success; Thread: Coats & Clark; Font: Rough Typewriter; Adhesive: EK Success and All Night Media, Plaid Enterprises.
Technique Tip: Use both machine stitching and hand stitching to give your page a more handmade feel.
more amazing reader pages on page 3
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