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Xyron + Craftwell Blog Hop

Welcome to Day #3 of the 

I was very anxious to try out the 8.5 X 11 Embossing Folders (Letter) by
Craftwell.  With this size, you can create amazing flyers, invitations or give
texture to printables!  For my project, I've chosen the Dotted Chevron (UNI)

 I cut a sheet of 12X12 cardstock down to 8.5 X 11 and embossed.  
I centered the cardstock over a sheet of patterned paper (by Pink Paislee)
and machine stitched around the edges.  

 Four rectangular pieces of 6X6 paper were cut and adhesive applied with the 3" Sticker Maker.

I used the Photo Tape and applied a strip to the center (back) of each photo.
I like for the edges of my pictures to have a little 'lift' from the page, so just a 
small amount of tape works fine for me! 

And I LOVE the look of an old typewriter font for my journaling.  
First, I typed out what I wanted to say and then printed onto a regular
sheet of copy paper.  Next, I cut down one of the journal cards and made
sure that it was large enough to cover the journaling.

Using the Glue Stick, I dabbed a small amount onto the top corners of the journal
card and attached it over the printed area of the paper.  I placed the paper back into
my printer and then reprinted the same journaling.

I wanted to leave as much of the embossed design showing as possible, so I 
chose to cluster my photos and embellishments in one area.

 High Tack Adhesive Dots are the perfect attachment solution for pieces such as 
vellum, acetate or vinyl.
I had a lot of fun putting this layout together and implementing my brand new embossing tool!
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Enjoy the hop!


  1. that is a nice layout, love the background texture.

  2. Love the layers (and the papers) in this project along with the clustering of the embellishments and pics. What a fun layout. Great work.

  3. Nice layout, the
    embossing adds
    so much!
    Carla from Utah

  4. Great layout, love your papers and the embossing folder.


  5. Wow! I hadn't heard of 8.5x11 embossing folders. That looks super cool and I love that you scrapbooked the extra passport photos. So funny! They do look a little like mug shots. ;)

  6. Great page - it really pops and has nice dimensional effects.


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