Thankful For You Tutorial - Kim Ewins

April 08, 2023

Thankful For You Tutorial - Kim Ewins


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Uniquely Creative Products Used:

  • UCP2534 Great Outdoors
  • UCP2532 Country Bloom
  • UCP2540 Bushland Boutique Creative Cuts
  • 12 x 12 CardstockBrick Wall
  • 12 x 12 CardstockFir Tree
  • UCE1816 Teal Flowers
  • Lacey Frame Die
  • Native Frame Die

Other Products Used:  

  • Trimmer
  • Scissors
  • Double sided tape / glue
  • Due cutting machine
  • Cardboard or foam mounts



1. Take the Great Outdoors paper and trim off description strip, this is the base paper.

2. Take the brick wall cardstock and using a die cut machine & the native frame die cut out each of the larger frame & the smaller frame.

3. Take one of the large brick wall frames and tear it to give you 2 straight strips.

4. Using the fir tree cardstock and the native frame die, cut one of each of the small frames.

5. Using the lacey frames die and the fir tree cardstock, cut out one each of the large frame and one of the smaller frames.

6. Grab the sheet of the Great Outdoors paper, arrange and stick the frames onto the paper.

7. Take the sheet of Country Blooms paper and fussy cut a selection of Protea, single pink flowers and Bushland clusters out. 

8. Cut a piece of cardboard smaller than the photo and stick in on the back of your photo.

9. Take a section of red brick cardstock and create a matt for your photo. If using a 6" x 4" photo, cut a piece measuring 11cm x 16cm. Lightly distress the edges of the matt.

10. Stick your photo onto the matt, making sure it is centered.

11. Cut another section of cardboard and add to the back of the matted photo.

12. Stick raised and matted photo in place on your page, 5cm down from the top then into the centre of your page.

13. Stick fussy cut protea clusters to the top right hand side of your photo and the bottom left hand side. Tucking them between the layers of the raised and matted photo.

14. Take a selection of teal flowers and tuck them in and on top of the clusters.

15. Grab a teal heart from the creative cuts pack and stick in place on the left hand side of the photo. Also, stick down a single pink flower on the left hand side of the heart.

16. Select a couple of sentiment tags from the creative cuts, stick small pieces of cardboard or foam mounts to the back, glue to the frame strip, stuck down on the bottom left of your layout. Add a teal flower and a sweet pink flower to the left of the sentiments. (If a tag sentiment isn't quite right for your layout, trim down another sentiment and layer on top of the tag) 




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