Cut File Highlight by Gina Lideros

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Hi everyone, Gina here! I really loved the heart in this month’s cut file set. I placed it into a new document in my Silhouette Studio software and repeated the heart several times, by using the copy + paste option.  I started by using the heart cut file at the original size and then increased it, each time I duplicated a new line on my page.

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I loaded white cardstock into my machine and cut all of my heart pieces.

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Next, I backed heart cut file pieces with different patterned papers from the Joyful and Thankful collections. I arranged cut file hearts with patterned papers across a white cardstock page. Then I used a mini stapler to staple many of the embellishments down.  Next, I added bits and pieces from the February kit + extras across my page.  Next, I splashed white paint and black ink across the page.  I then printed a small wallet sized black and white photo and adhered it to the page.

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I finished off my design  by using a sewing machine and white thread to sew down several of the embellishments throughout the page.

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We hope this inspires you to put your cut files to use! And, don’t forget to share your projects with us in our Member Gallery or on Instagram with the hashtag #ellesstudio!

Comments

  1. Leslie says

    Fabulous page!! LOVE the hearts!!

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