November 2013 Crop – Preview

Hi everyone,

The November Merly Crop is nearly upon us, so here are the sneak peeks of what we will be making. This month we are having a Christmas themed kit, we have one layout and the Beyond-the-Page “Days Till Christmas”.

The kit uses the gorgeous Kaisercraft St. Nicolas collection with traditional Christmas colours of rich red, deep green and cream plus beautiful Christmas images including Santa Claus himself.

The title for the layout is “Christmas Magic” but you can adapt your layout and title to suit your own photo. The photo size is 10cm x 10cm. I have used a coloured photo but a black & white or sepia photo would also work. The main colours are red & dark green.

Christmas Magic details

There is no photo needed for the Days Till Christmas (although you are, of course, free to add one if you wish).

Days Til Christmas detail

Other items used on the layout & BTP which you will need to bring are a gold journal pen (if you don’t have a gold pen a black or sepia one would also work), a pokey tool & a glue stick (for the BTP) or double sided tape. You will also need foam pads, a file & Crystal Lacquer or glossy accents. We will have double sided tape, a file set and crystal lacquer in the shop to purchase on the day. You will also need to bring a small pair of scissors because there is a lot of fussy cutting out on the layout & BTP item 😛

We will bring our usual supply of tools (the Cricut Expression machine, Grand Calibur, Big Shot, etc) to the crop if people would like to use them to create their own title or cut out other embellishments.

We will post full images and close-ups of the layout & BTP Days Till Christmas after the crop.

The kit will cost £22.00 on the day and your seat is £5.00. The location of the crop, together with other details, can be found on our Crop Dates page.

There will also be the usual FABULOUS Merly Impressions Shop and Merley will be making cakes, sausage rolls and mince pies. There will also be biscuits, chocolates, tea and coffee on the day. Please bring your own lunch.

See you all very soon.

Chrissy & Paul xXx

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