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Create a 3D Confetti Title for Your Scrapbook Layout!
Grand Party by Laina lamb.
To begin, create a long title strip by cutting out the letters you wish. My strip is 12" long by 2" high. I used my electronic machine to cut my title but you could also use individual steel alpha dies and a manual machine like the Big Shot. I like to save the "inside" pieces of the letters to reattach and fill the negative space when I am done. You can also skip this step if you like the look of the knocked out letter.
Turn your title strip over and cover the subtitle area (any area where you don't want confetti to show) with cardstock. Cover your title with clear acetate to create the window effect. Be sure to add adhesive to all the edge of the letters to make sure the window is sealed and the edges of the letters don't lift or tear. I recommend using a spray adhesive like 3M Super 77 to get even coverage. (Spray Adhesive is my favorite way of attaching any die cut or thin material!) You can also use a thin tape runner or liquid glue with a light touch.
Next you will add thin strips of chipboard to the solid edges of the strip, covering the entire perimeter of the strip. The dimension of the chipboard creates our "pocket" for the confetti to move around. I didn't want my confetti to go under the "Grad" area so I placed an additional chipboard piece to block off that end of the strip.
Now you are ready to add your confetti! Punch tiny pieces of cardstock and place into your pocket. Once you have enough confetti in the pocket, add adhesive to the top of the chipboard pieces and cover the entire strip with a 2"h x 12"w piece of cardstock. I used a small amount of liquid glue for this step.
To continue the confetti theme on my page, I created a border cutting file. After cutting the dot border from a 12x12 piece of cardstock, I filled in the openings with extra bits of cardstock circles.
For party accents I stamped and die cut balloons from the Party Balloons Stamp and Die-namicst from My Favorite Things. The "Create" accent is from the MFT Celebrate Die-namics. I added thin wire to create dimensional strings for the balloons.
Here are some extras designed by Laina Lamb to get your started!
To make this page even easier, here is the bonus sketch created by Laina.
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