To show off all the great prints in this collection I decided to cut a number of scalloped borders in several of the patterns using Doodlebug's Eyelet Lace and Scallops border die by Sizzix. I adhered the die-cut borders to a piece of piece of scratch cardstock and overlaid the finished piece with a 12x12 white cardstock background which I had cut a heart from using my Silhouette Cameo. To give it a polished look I then stitched around the heart with my sewing machine.
When I had all my journaling printed into strips I realized it would be covering up the very scallops that I had spent so much time creating so I chose to cut them into individual words and adhere them to the perimeter of the heart with a glue pen. By cutting them up I was able to hug the curves of the heart. It took a bit more time, but I'm really pleased with the finished results and how it solved my problem.
I just adore the sweet little frogs in this collection! To dress them up I popped some up with foam tape and added beetle black sprinkles to the centers of their eyes! I love how these small touches brought them to life! I hope I've inspired you to look at some of your holiday collections with fresh eyes. ;)
Interested in the products I used to create my projects today? To make supplies easier for you to find, I have listed them below (affiliate links included).
Supplies Used (available at Scrapbook.com)