Saturday, 5 September 2015

Advent Calendar Tutorial



Advent Calendar Tutorial

By

Maria Vanderform


 Day 1

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Stamp the image from the Day 1 stamp with Garden Green ink on Whisper white card stock twice.
Punch one image with the 1" square punch and mount on a 2 by 2" piece of Whisper White card stock
Attach this 2 by 2" piece at the back of the die cut piece making sure it is centered and facing the right way up.
Cut out the snowflake image from the second one.  Cover it with dazzling diamonds and mount it on the flip up lid of the Cherry cobbler die.
Using your scissors, carefully cut out the word "one" and notch both ends.
Mount it over the snowflake.
Optional:  Spritz with smootch
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Day 2


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Papers: Whisper White,  Chocolate chip
Inks:  SU markers - Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green
Accessories: Curly Label Punch, Stampin dimensionals
  • Cut Whisper White 2 by 2"
  • Using Curly Label Punch, punch one chocolate chip punch
  • Apply Cherry Cobbler and Garden green markers directly onto stamp - the number and the Holly with Cherry cobbler, and the rest with Garden Green.  Huff on stamp and stamp image onto Whisper White card stock
  • Carefully cut out stamped image with paper snips
  • Attach cut out image to chocolate chip curly label punchie using dimensionals
  • Attach this to center of  2 by 2" piece of Whisper White card stock
Day 3
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Stamp:  24 & Counting
Inks: Cherry Cobbler
Papers: Chocolate Chip, Garden Green, Whisper White
Accessories: Square Scallop punch, 1" Square punch, clear embossing powder, Stampin dimensionals

Method:
  • Cut chocolate chip card stock to 2 by 2"
  • Punch 1 garden green scallop square
  • Stamp image in cherry cobbler and clear emboss
  • Attach image to green scallop square
  • Attach this to the 2 by 2" Chocolate Chip card stock with dimensional

Day 4
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Stamps: 25 & Counting - Day 4, Any number stamp set

Papers:  Garden Green, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Inks: Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green
Accessories: 1 14" circle punch, 1/2" circle punch.




Method:

  1. Cut a piece of Cherry Cobbler card stock 2 by 2"
  2. Using a 1 1/4" square punch, punch out one piece of Whisper White Card stock
  3. Stamp image using Garden Green ink in the middle of the Whisper White card stock.  Conversely, the image can be stamped then punched out with a 1 1/4" square punch.
  4. Optional: Using different color markers colour each element of the image in different colours i.e. the number 4 in garden green, the presents in cherry cobbler, the star in daffodil delight, and the lines around the stamp garden green.  I did this in a couple of calendars and I like it much better.
  5. Adhere the Whisper White to the  2 by 2" piece of Cherry Cobbler.
  6. Adhere the Cherry Cobbler to the back of the scalloped peek-a-book window
  7. For the lid:  stamp the number 4 in Cherry Cobbler 
  8. Punch out with a 1/2" circle punch
  9. Adhere to a 1" chocolate chip circle
  10. Adhere this to the outside of the window lid
Day 5
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Stamp: 25 & Counting Day 5
Papers: Frost wood Lodge designer paper, Garden Green, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Ink: Cherry Cobbler, Garden green, Real Red marker, Garden green marker
Accessories: 3/4" circle punch, pearl. 1" Square punch

Method:
  1. Using the Garden Green Marker, color only the number 5 on the stamp and stamp on Whisper White card stock
  2. Punch out using 3/4" circle punch and attach to lid as shown in the picture above.
  3. Color one pearl with the Real red marker (before removing it from its package) and then mount it on the lid below the number 5 circle.
  4. Stamp day 5 image with Cherry Cobbler ink onto Whisper White card stock.
  5. Punch out with a 1" square punch.
  6. Mat with a 1 1/2" by 1 1/2" piece of Garden Green card stock
  7. Attach chocolate chip peek-a-boo piece centered over this.
Day 6
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Stamp: 24 & Counting Day 6
Ink: Chocolate chip
Papers: Frost wood Lodge desiger paper, Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, Whisper White 
Accessories: 1/8` Real Red grosgrain ribbon, mini jingle bell, Scallop square punch, 1`` square punch, 1 1/4 `square punch

Method: 
  1. Using chocolate chip ink, stamp the image from day 6 onto Whisper White card stock
  2. Punch out image with 1 inch square punch
  3. Mount on piece of 1 1/4 inch square of Garden Green
  4. Mount this on a Square scallop of Cherry Cobbler
  5. Attach ribbon and mini jingle bell
Day 7
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Stamp: 24 & Counting, Day 7
Inks: Cherry Cobbler
Paper: Garden Green, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Accessories: 1" square punch, metallic brad, dazzling diamonds (optional), mat pack & paper piercer

Method:
  1. Stamp image from Day 7 twice on Whisper White card stock using Cherry Cobbler ink
  2. Punch out one image using the 1" square punch.
  3. Carefully cut out the word "seven" from the second image.  Snip both ends to make it look like a banner
  4. Attach the banner to the lid - approximately in the middle
  5. Insert a metallic brad just above the notch of the lid
  6. Mat the now 1" square second image with a 1 1/4" piece of Garden Green Card stock.
  7. Attach both to a 2 by 2" square of chocolate chip card stock
  8. Center and attach the chocolate chip card stock to the back of the Garden Green peek-a-boo window
  9. Optional:  Apply dazzling diamonds to the white parts of the candy canes.
Day 8
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Stamps: 24 & Counting Day 8
Inks: Cherry Cobbler, & Chocolate Chip  markers
Papers: Whisper White, Real Red, Garden Green, Frostwood Lodge Designer Paper
Accessories: 1/2" circle punch, Curly Label  Punch, 1" Square Punch
Method:
  1. Using the Day 8 stamp and Chocolate chip marker, highlight just the number 8 and stamp it on Garden Green Card stock
  2. Punch out with 1/2" circle punch and put aside
  3. Colour the word "eight" with the Cherry cobbler marker, and the deer with the chocolate chip marker, huff on the stamp and stamp on whisper White card stock.  Clean the stamp well. 
  4. Punch the image with 1" square punch
  5. Apply chocolate chip marker to the deer only and stamp on Whisper White card stock
  6. Cut out the second image of the deer.
  7. Punch one of the cherry cobbler Curly Label punchie
  8. Cut one 2 by 2" piece of Frostwood Lodge designer paper
  9. Adhere the 1" focal image square onto the Curly Label punchie.  Adhere the cut out deer above and to the side of the other deer.  See picture.
  10. Adhere the green circle with the number 8 over the letter "E" of the word "eight"
  11. Adhere the completed cherry cobbler focal image to the middle of the 2 by 2" piece of designer label.

Day 9

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Stamp: 24 & Counting, Day 9
Inks: Chocolate Chip
Papers: Cherry Cobbler, Garden green, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Accessories: 1" Square Punch, Scallop square punch

Method:
Lid:
  1. Cut a piece of Garden Green card stock to 1 5/8 by 1 5/8"
  2. Punch out of chocolate chip square scallop square
  3. Cut  a piece of 1 1/8 by 1 1/8" square of Cherry Cobbler
  4. Using Chocolate chip ink, stamp the image of Day 9 onto Whisper White card stock and punch out with 1" square punch
  5. Mat with 1 1/4" piece of Cherry Cobbler, and attach both to the Chocolate chip scallop square
  6. Attach this unit to the Garden Green card stock using dimensionals.
Inside:
Cut  Garden Green card stock to 2 1/2 by 2 1/2"
Cut Cherry Cobbler card stock to 1 1/8" square
Using chocolate chip ink, stamp image of day 9 onto Whisper White card stock and punch out with 1" square punch
Mat punched image to Cherry Cobbler square, and attach this unit to the middle of the Garden Green card stock

Attach to back of Cherry Cobbler pop up window unit.
Day 10
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Stamp: 24 & Counting Day 10
Ink: Cherry Cobbler
Papers:  Chocolate chip, Garden Green, Cherry cobbler , Whisper white
Accessories: 1 1/4" circle punch, Scallop border punch

Method:  
  1. Using Cherry Cobbler ink, stamp the image from Day 10 onto a piece of 2 by 2" Whisper White card stock
  2. Cut a piece of 1 3/4 by 2" piece of Cherry Cobbler card stock
  3. Punch a hole in the middle with the 1 1/4" circle punch
  4. Scallop punch a short length of Garden Green Card stock and attach at the lower edge of the Cherry Cobbler card stock
  5. Center and attach the Whisper White card stock with the stamped image to the back of the cherry Cobbler card stock.
  6. Attach this to a 2 1/2 by 2 1/2 piece of Chocolate Chip card stock.

Day 11
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Stamp; 24 and counting Day 11
Inks: Markers:  Chocolate Chip, Real Red, Daffodil Delight, Versa Mark
Papers: Garden Green, Whisper White
Accessories: 1 " square punch, Scallop Square Punch, clear embossing powder, Perfectly Polka dot embossing folder

Method:
  1. Cut piece of Garden Green card stock 2 b y 2" and emboss with Perfectly Polka dot embossing folder
  2. Punch 1 piece of Whisper White square scallop using the Square scallop punch
  3. Color directly onto stamp with markers - red for candle, daffodil delight for flames, and chocolate chip for the rest.
  4. When dry apply versa mark to the entire surface of the 1" punched out image , apply clear embossing powder and heat with embossing tool
  5. Attach to scallop square with dimensionals
  6. Attach this unit to the Garden Green embossed card stock

Day 12
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Stamp: 24 & Counting, Day 12
Inks: SU markers:  Garden Green, Real Red
Papers: Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, cherry Cobbler, Frostwood Lodge Designer Paper
Accessories: Perfectly Polka dot embossing folder, Scallop circle punch, 1 1/4" circle punch, 1 3/8" circle punch

Method:
  1. Apply markers directly to stamp, huff and stamp onto Whisper white card stock
  2. Punch out image with 1 1/4" circle punch and set aside
  3. Punch out a 1 3/8" circle in Chocolate chip
  4. Punch out one Cherry Cobbler scallop circle
  5. Cut 2 by 2" piece of Frostwood Lodge Designer Paper and emboss with Perfectly Polka dot embossing folder
  6. Adhere 1 1/4" punched image onto 1 3/8" chocolate chip circle
  7. Adhere this to cherry Cobbler scallop circle
  8. Adhere this to center of designer paper.

Day 13

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Stamps: 24 & Counting - Stamp for Day 13, Your favourite number stamp
Inks: Early Espresso
Papers: Chocolate chip, Cherry Cobbler, Whisper white
Accessories: Garden Green button, Baker`s twine, glue dot, spritz spray, 1`square punch

Method:
Lid:
  1. With Early Espresso ink, stamp the number 13 on Cherry Cobbler card stock.
  2. Cut each number out separately - either in a square, rectangle, or using a small circle punch
  3. Thread Baker`s twine (either white, or early espresso/white) through button holes and tie a know at the top
  4. Attach the button to the lid just above the notch.
  5. Attach numbers above button.

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Inside:
  1. Stamp image of day 13 onto Whisper white card stock.
  2. Punch out image with 1`square punch
  3. Attach to the middle of a piece of 2 by 2`piece of Cherry Cobbler card stock
  4. Attach this to the bottom of the Chocolate Chip scallop peek-a-boo unit - make sure the image is centered and the right way up.

Close door and sprtiz unit with hand made spritz spray.
Day 14
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Stamp: 25 & Counting, stamp for day 14
Inks: Cherry Cobbler, Versa Mark
Papers: Whisper white, Cherry cobbler
Accessories: Square scallop punch, clear embossing powder

Method:
  1. Stamp image with Cherry cobbler ink on Whisper White cardstock
  2. Punchout with square scallop punch
  3. When ink dry apply Versa mark ink to entire surface
  4. Apply clear embossing powder and heat with embossing tool
  5. Adhere to 1 1/2 by 1 1/2" square Cherry cobbler card stock
  6. Adhere to 2 by 2 piece of Whisper White card stock

Day 15
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Stamp: 25 & Counting Day 15
Inks: Cherry Cobbler ink & marker
Papers: Garden Green, Whisper White, Frostwood Lodge Designer Paper
Accessories: Jewellry tag punch, Pearl

Method:


Door:

With a marker, apply Cherry Cobbler ink onto the number 15 on the stamp
Stamp onto a piece of White Card Stock
Punch out with Jewellry tag punch
Cut a narrow strip (1/8") of designer paper and cut to fit door.  Apply with adhesive both horitizontially and vertically on outside of door.
Attach Jewellry tag to where the designer paper intersect.
Place a Pearl on the top of the jewellry tag punch

Inside:
Cut a piece of 2 by 2" Whisper White Card stock
Using Cherry Cobbler ink  stamp image in the middle
Attach to the back of the Garden Green Peek-a-boo punchie making sure the image is centered.

Day 16
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Stamps: 25 & Counting Day 16, Favourite number stamp
Inks: Chocolate Chip, Versa Mark
Papers: Chocolate chip, Garden Green, Cherry cobbler, Whisper White
Accessories: Clear embossing powder, Star  #2 die, hand made spritz (see video on "How to make your own spritz on this blog or my You Tube Channel), 1" square punch

Method:
Lid:
  1. Die cut the smallest star from Stars #2 die in Cherry Cobbler (if you have a star punch use that)
  2. Using chocolate chip ink, stamp the numbers 1 and 6 on Garden Green card stock.  Either cut out the numbers or use a small circle punch on the numbers
  3. Adhere to the lid of the peek-a-window chocolate chip die cut as shown in the picture above

Inside:
  1. Stamp the image from Day 16 on a piece of Whisper White card stock. 
  2. Punch out using the 1" square punch
  3. Cover with Versa mark, then sprinkle clear embossing powder over it and set with embossing tool.
  4. Adhere to center of 2 by 2" piece of Whisper White card stock
  5. Adhere to bottom of top piece making sure the image is centered and the right way up.

Close lid and spritz


Day 17
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Stamp: 25 & Counting Day 17
Ink: chocolate chip
Papers: Whisper white, Garden Green, Real Red, Whisper White, Frostwood Lodge designer paper
Accessories: 1" square punch, Square scallop punch, clear embossing powder (optional)

Method:
  1. Stamp image using Chocolate Chip ink onto Whisper white card stock
  2. Punch with 1" square punch
  3. Optional;  Cover image with Versa mark, followed by clear embossing powder and emboss with embossing tool
  4. Adhere to a 1 1/4" square of Real Red card stock
  5. Adhere this to a Garden Green scallop square
  6. Adhere this to a 2 by 2" of designer paper

Day 18 & 19
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Stamps: 25 & Counting, Day 18, and Day 19
Inks: Garden Green, cherry Cobbler inks and markers
Papers: Chocolate chip, Whisper White, Real Red
Accessories: 3/4" circle punch, 1/8" whisper white grosgrain ribbon, mini jingle bells, mini library clip, White Baker's Twine, 1" square punch, Clear embossing powder, dazzling diamonds

Method:
Day 18:
  1. Apply Garden Green marker directly onto the stamp and stamp the image twice on Whisper white card stock.
  2. Cut the word "Eighteen" from one of the images stamped.  Discard the rest
  3. Apply this to the lid of the Peek-a-boo double punchie.
  4.  Punch out second image with 1" square punch (Note:  I did not do that on this particular calendar, but I have done it on subsequent ones and it looks much better)
  5. Clear emboss the punched out image
  6. Apply this image to a 3 by 1 3/4" piece of Whisper White Card stock so that it is visible when door to Day 18 opened.

Day 19
  1. Apply Cherry Cobbler marker to the letters "19" on the stamp and stamp on Whisper White card stock.
  2. Punch out with 3/4" circle punch.
  3. Attach only 1/2 of this circle to the Day 18 side of the lid
  4. Stamp the entire image of Day 19 beside the Day 18 image on gthe 3 by 1 3/4" Whisper White card stock as shown in the picture.  Apply dazzling diamonds to the white bells
  5. Tie a bow with the 1/8" Whisper White grosgrain ribbon.  Tie a mini jingle bell with Baker's twine around the ribbon, and attach the unit to the lid of Day 19
  6. Use a library clip to keep both doors closed.

Scallop punch a small strip of Garden green and Cherry Cobbler card stock.
Apply to short edges of peek-a-boo die cut.  Cut off excess.


Day 20
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This is the homeward stretch.  Only 5 more days and your calendar should be done. Did the Swiss Cheese approach work for you?

Stamp: 25 & Counting Day 20
Inks: Chocolate chip ink and marker
Papers: Cherry Cobbler, Chocolate Chip, Garden Green, Whisper White
Accessories: Stampin Dimensionals - Dazzling diamonds (optional), 1" square punch, Curly Label punch

Method:
  1. Stamp image twice - once on Garden Green card stock, and once on Whisper white
  2. Punch the image on the Garden Green cardstock out with the 1" square punch
  3. With a pair of paper snips, cut out snowglobe on the Whisper white card stock.
  4. Apply dazzling diamonds to the snow at the bottom of the globe (optional)
  5. Using dimensionals attach the globe to the garden green cardstock immediately over the globe.
  6. Attach Garden Green cardstock to a Chocolate Chip curly label
  7. Attach that to a 2 by 2" piece of Cherry Cobbler card stock

Day 21
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Stamp: 25 & Counting Day 21
Ink: Cherry cobbler, Versa Mark
Papers: Whisper White, Garden Green, Chocolate chip
Accessories: 1" square punch, Square scallop punch, Clear embossing powder

Method:
  1. Stamp image of Day 21 with cherry cobbler ink onto Whisper White card stock.  Let dry
  2. Punch out using 1" square punch
  3. Cover with Versa mark ink and clear embossing powder and set with embossing tool
  4. Adhere to a Garden Green square scallop
  5. Adhere to 2 by 2" chocolate chip card stock
Day 22
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Stamp: 25 & Counting Day 22
Inks: Chocolate chip ink and marker
Papers: Cherry Cobbler, Chocolate chip, whisper White, Frostwood Lodge designer paper
Accessories: Metallic brad, Shimmer spritz, 1/8" Whisper White taffeta ribbon, 1" square punch. mini clothes pin (not shown here), Paper piercer and mat pack.

Method:
  1. Apply chocolate chip marker to the word "twenty two" on the stamp and stamp onto Whisper white card stock.  Clean stamp
  2. Ink up stamp with chocolate chip ink and stamp image onto Whisper White card stock.
  3. Punch image out with 1" square punch and set aside.

Lid:
Please note that the lide opens from the top down.
  1. Cut a piece of Whisper White card stock 1 5/8 by 7/8
  2. Cut 2 pieces of Frostwood Lodge designer paper 1/4 by 7/8"
  3. Apply one piece to the top of the Whisper White piece (horizontal) and the reverse side of the pattern paper at the bottom, leaving a strip of Whisper White in between.
  4. Insert a brad on the right hand side of the Whisper White strip
  5. Clip clothespin to top of lid on the left hand side.

Inside:
  1. Center 1 by 1" image piece onto 2 by 2 piece of chocolate chip card stock
  2. Apply to bottom of cherry cobbler peek-a-boo frame

Close lid
Attach Whisper White taffeta bow
Spritz

Day 23
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Stamp: 25 & Counting Day 23
Ink: Chocolate chip marker
Papers: Garden Green, Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, Frostwood Lodge Designer paper
Accessories: 1" square punch, Curly Label Punch

Method:
Apply chocolate chip marker to the numbers "23" only.  Cut the numbers out and set aside
Punch out a 1" square piece of Frostwood Lodge designer paper
Adhere numbers to the middle of this 1" square
Adhere this to a chocolate Chip curly label punchie
Adhere this to a 1 1/4" by 1 1/4" piece of Whisper White Cardstock
This is adhered to a 2 by 2" piece of Garden Green card stock


Day 24
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Stamp: 25 & Counting, Day 25
Inks:  Cherry Cobbler, chocolate Chip marker
Papers: Whisper White , Garden Green, Chocolate chip, Cherry Cobbler
Accessories: 1/2" circle punch, 1 1/4" circle punch, 1 3/8" circle punch, Scallop circle punch, dazzling diamonds, Stampin dimensionals

Method:
With the Chocolate Chip marker colour the number "24" in Santa's hand onto Garden Green card stock
Punch out with a 1/2" circle punch and set aside
Stamp image of Santa in Cherry Cobbler ink on Whisper White card stock.  Add dazzling diamonds to fur of hat and coat of Santa.
Punch out image with 1 1/4" circle punch
Adhere this to 1 3/8" Chocolate Chip circle, and this to the Cherry Cobbler scallop circle
Adhere this unit to a 2 by 2" piece of Chocolate Chip card stock using stamping dimensionals
Adhere the 1/2" garden green circle with the number 24 on it over top the number 24 of the Cherry cobbler Santa.

Day 25
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Stamp: 25 & Counting, Day 25, Your favourite number stamp
Inks: Cherry cobbler
Papers: Chocolate chip, Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Frostwood Lodge Designer Paper, Garden Green, 
Accessories :Linen Thread, Miniature Jingle bell, White gel pen ,1 1/4" square punch. 1" punch, 1" circle punch, dazzling diamonds

Method:
Lid:
  1. Stamp numbers 2 and 5 on Whisper White Card stock using Cherry Cobbler ink.  Cut the numbers out.
  2. Adhere them to a 1" Garden Green Circle.
  3. Cut a base for the snowglobe out of Whisper White card stock.  This is done freedhand
  4. Insert one end of the linen threat through the jingle bell and tie into a bow.
  5. Adhere to where the green circle and the base join.

Inside:
  1. Stamp image of Day 25 using Cherry Cobbler ink onto Whisper White card stock
  2. Punch out with 1" square punch
  3. Adhere to 1 1/4" square of  Cherry Cobbler
  4. Adhere this to a 2 by 2" square of Frostwood Lodge designer paper
  5. Adhere this to the bottom of the chocolate chip scallop peek-a-boo punchie making sure image is centered
  6. Add dazzling diamonds to the star and star streaks on the image of the baby in the cradle.


Putting your calendar together:

On a 12 by 12 piece of Very Vanilla card stock, lay out all your pieces like you would on a scrapbook page.
After you are satisfied with the placement, adhere one row at a time - one row up and one row down. If you are planning on putting it in a frame don't forget to take into account the overlap of the frame onto the card stock.
With a pencil, make light marks where each piece is to go before you remove it from the card stock.
This is the easy and fun part.
Good luck and happy Adventing!!


1 comment:

  1. Couldn't see the photos. Would love to see what you made.

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