Hello every one today I have a Christmas layout for you and some gift tags.
This layout is of my baby number 3 merely a few months old. When he was born I was not a scrapper so I relished the opportunity to scrap this photo.
I have gone vintage with my theme with touches of gold.
For this layout and gift tags I have used three Helmar adhesive products:
The paper strips including hand punched scallop border I have attached with the Premium Craft Glue.
I then splattered my page with gold paint
For the layering of the cardstock die cuts I have attached again with the Acid Free glue but for the chipboard frame and deer I have attached with the Premium Craft Glue.
The gold glitter paper pieces (again I have used a variety of punches and cut file elements) I have attached with the Premium Craft Glue, I love that no matter how fine your work is that when using this glue it dries clear!
For my wood buttons I have used the PVA glue for strength.
Here are some close up photos for you:
I love making Christmas tags for my gifts, they are simple and quick to make but really add that personal touch.
I have used cream card stock to create my tags. I have cut two per tag and used Helmars Premium Craft Glue to attach. This way you can sew but still have a neat back tag to write on.
I added a Christmas green paper which I have sewn on to create texture and interest.
I then splattered gold paint over the tags and inked the edges of my tags to age them somewhat.
I used gold glitter card stock to create my embellishments using cut files but of course you could use punches or ready made embellishments. I have used Helmars Professional Acid Free Glue to attach my gold embellishments to tags.
The Professional Acid Free glue is ideal for Scrapbooking as it has a neutral PH and therefore your treasured memory keeping will not be adversely affected by time.
The tags below I have used 2Crafty Chipboard stars and deer. I have also used flair buttons to finish off. Simple yet stunning to add to your gift wrap. I used Kraft cardstock and splattered in white paint to create a 'snow' look.
Helmars PVA glue is excellent to attach the chipboard to any surface. I have used the Premium Craft Glue to attach the flair buttons.
Thank you for stopping by today and I hope this has inspired you to create your own Christmas layout and some home made gift tags. Using the right adhesives is imperative and sometimes the one glue will not work with various types of materials used.
I hope you all had a very safe and happy Christmas. See you in the New Year!