Wednesday, December 21, 2016


Hello there, friends! Enza here with you today to share a Christmas layout created with the Totally Triangles and Very Merry cut files.


I had been thinking about using the Totally Triangles cut file for a while. As I thought it would be perfect for a masculine layout, I was just waiting to create a page about my son with it. After cutting it out though, I realized I could make those triangles look like little Christmas trees by just backing them with some patterned paper and gluing a star on top. I liked the colors in the Pink Paislee Moonstruck collection and decided to go for it. Although the pink and blue hues are a little unusual for the theme of the layout, I really liked the final result and the magical feel of it.

To keep the page light and soft, I decided to back only some of the triangles with different patterned papers. The idea was to create an horizontal design. I also added some stitching, alternating gold and white embroidery floss for extra texture. The acrylic stars are part of Ashley's Tinsel Town collection.

 I wanted to create more separation between the picture and the background, so I printed a copy of the same photo in black and white and placed it behind the one in color.

Next, the little presents. I cut them out of white cardstock and backed them with more papers from the collection. As I thought they were blending too much with the background, I outlined the image to create a little border. Some sequins and a few rub-ons from the collection completed the layout.

I hope you enjoyed reading about my process. Visit The Cut Shoppe Etsy store for these and many more inspiring cut files.

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 Thank you for stopping by and have a very happy holiday season!

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