How to Create a Layout With the December Kit

A scrapbook tutorial by Kim Heard for Swirlydoos Kit Club, featuring the Swirlydoos December 2016 kit *Vintage Winter*

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How to Create a Layout With the December Kit
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Select your background papers from the main kit.

Select your background papers from the main kit.

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Cut the center of your bottom sheet out. Leave a 2" border all the way around. Tis will show under your other layers of paper.

Cut the center of your bottom sheet out. Leave a 2" border all the way around. Tis will show under your other layers of paper.

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3
Moderately distress all sides of your top layer. I used my scallop scissors to cut a strip off, then I distressed it.

Moderately distress all sides of your top layer. I used my scallop scissors to cut a strip off, then I distressed it.

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Once you have finished distressing the top layer, adhere it to the bottom frame.

Once you have finished distressing the top layer, adhere it to the bottom frame.

5
Using the Glitter snow from the main kit, add some stenciling to the background. add some to here you will be placing your photo and the some randomly around your page.

Using the Glitter snow from the main kit, add some stenciling to the background. add some to here you will be placing your photo and the some randomly around your page.

6
Take your flower die and cut several layers for flowers to be used on your page. I used a Poinsettia die since it was a winter page.

Take your flower die and cut several layers for flowers to be used on your page. I used a Poinsettia die since it was a winter page.

7
Layer your flowers and use the rusted jingle bell as your flowers center.

Layer your flowers and use the rusted jingle bell as your flowers center.

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On the smaller flower you can use the pearls from the main kit as centers. Once your flowers are put together, you can mist them to coordinate with the colors of your layout.

On the smaller flower you can use the pearls from the main kit as centers. Once your flowers are put together, you can mist them to coordinate with the colors of your layout.

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Take the square that you cut out of your base paper and cut it to use as layers behind your photo. Do the same with your third piece of paper. Don't for get to distress your edges.

Take the square that you cut out of your base paper and cut it to use as layers behind your photo. Do the same with your third piece of paper. Don't for get to distress your edges.

10
Die cut and mist some leaves for your flower cluster. I used the Poinsettia leaves.

Die cut and mist some leaves for your flower cluster. I used the Poinsettia leaves.

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Now start layering your papers and doily under your photo until you have it arranged the way you like it.

Now start layering your papers and doily under your photo until you have it arranged the way you like it.

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Add some additional embellishments from the main kit around your page (snowflakes and pearls). Then arrange your flower cluster and call it done.

Add some additional embellishments from the main kit around your page (snowflakes and pearls). Then arrange your flower cluster and call it done.

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Here is the completed layout.

Here is the completed layout.

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