19. step four- Here's an alternative way to use a mask. I used a sleeve for a translucent project folder. Just grab some dimension paint and fill in areas with stickles or glitter. Remember most dimension paints are not acid-free. So protect it was a layer of cardstock or place it away from pictures.
20. step four- Fences look great in layouts. Make your own fence. This includes using one on your die-cut machine, but be sure to put a little time into it- add doddles or chalk the edges to give it definition. Here's a tutorial on hand-cutting your own fence.
21. Step Four: Banners are now all the craze. You will need to take the time to MAKE a banner for your page. Sorry no store bough banners welcome. You can use the blank chipboard triangles (I've also seen people use the round tags)for the banner, but it must otherwise be from scratch. One other requirement your banner must have at least FOUR, FIVE, SIX, SEVEN, EIGHT triangles. Here's a tutorial on a ruffled banner, circle & sewn flower, doily banner, and here's a clothes line sketch. And here's a trick to make perfect triangles. Circle sewn and used as banners doily banner clothes line pagemap clothes line. Cut through paper to create a [url=http://forscrappingo utloud.blogspot.com/2012/03/dusty-attic-b looms.html?m=1]banner[/url. Here’s more goodies Waving pennants Bunting Banner
22. Step four: Save money and the environment. GO GREEN. Make an embellishment from a soda can. Yes cut one open and use it like paper. I've seen butterflies, flowers, and teddy bears. If the front of the can does not coordinate to your page use the backside. Tutorials and ideas:Butterflies or Metal Flowers
23. Step four: Make a homemade snowflake:*Here's one a bit bulk but cool.**Plus a good old fold and cut