Today I’m starting to share sneak peeks from the shows that I have on Monday with the Paper Cuts Christmas Word Edgers. There are 6 in the collection so we should get to them all by Sunday 😀.

Here’s your sneak peek for today featuring the Holly and the Ivy Edger –

Paper Cuts Holly & the Ivy 1

I started by creating a Bargello background, a finer one than I usually make. I cut Antique Gold Pearl Card, True Red Textured Card and Clover Textured Card into 1cm strips and glued them to a piece of Copy Paper, alternating the colours. I trimmed off the excess copy paper and straightened my edges and then trimmed into 1cm strips going the other way.

Bargello Strips

I glued these strips to another piece of copy paper, offsetting them so that the colours stepped down.

I cut the Paper Cuts Holly and the Ivy Edger out of Coconut White Card and glued it to my background. I made a frame using 2 adjacent Double Stitched Ovals and added it to my design using a couple of layers of CE Mounting Cushion. I cut the next sized Oval out of Coconut White Card.

Holly and the Ivy Bargello

I matted onto Coconut White Card, True Red Textured Card, Clover Textured Card, Antique Gold Card and another piece of Coconut White.

I cut the Ivy Corner Die from the Wedding Arch and Columns out of Coconut White Card 4 times and added the die cuts to my corners.

Wedding Arch and Columns

Francoise Read has shows on Create & Craft today at 1pm and 7pm with the first half of her new Festive Collection. 10% discount on items on my website from the shows. You can find them here. You need to enter code WOODWARE in the discount code box at checkout to activate your discount. Offer applies till midnight tonight or while stocks last.

I’ll be back tomorrow with another sneak peek.

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