Retro Film Display

Hi friends! I keep saying that these Thursdays are rolling around mighty fast, but I guess it’s not a bad thing for all the working people because that means the weekend is close behind! When you’re retired, though, every day is like a weekend day, lol! I’m thrilled to be back on the Clear Scraps blog today with another awesome DT inspiration project! I love creating vintage projects and since I had some retro ATCs in my stash, this project featuring our 8×8 Page Display along with our Film Strip Chipboard Embellishment just fell into place!

I started by rounding the corners of the six ATCs and then layering them on metallic red cardstock. I cut three 8″ x 8″ panels of white cardstock, rounded the corners, and layered them on top of one other for stability. I cut one 7-7/8″ x 7-7/8″ panel of black cardstock, rounded the corners, and adhered it on top of the white ones. I arranged the ATCs and when I was happy with the placement, I adhered them with Tape Runner and added red jewel brads to the center top of each one to resemble a thumb-tack type of embellishment. I slid the panel into the 8×8 Page Display and added an angled strip of metallic red cardstock to the top and bottom. I added a clear jewel strip to each red cardstock strip, white enamel arrows, and white die cut alphas.

I heat embossed the Film Strip Chipboard Embellishment with three layers of Versamark and black embossing powder so it was good and shiny. I adhered it to the right side of the display and added more die cut alphas.

The final touch was adding a ribbon hanger tied in a bow. Love, love, love how this turned out! Such a fun project!

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: 33-2022 – Anything Goes
2. Classic Design Team Challenge: March #3 – Anything Goes
3. Crafting Happiness Challenges: #121 – March Anything Goes Always
4. The Crafter’s Cafe Challenge Blog: #282 – Make Your Own Background

Clear Scraps products used:
8×8 Page Display
Film Strip Chipboard Embellishment

Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest 110# Solar White cardstock, CutCardStock Stardream Metallic Jupiter cardstock, CutCardStock Royal Linen Eclipse Black cardstock
Ink: Versamark
Dies/Punches: Sizzix Alphanumeric Tiny Type Lower thinlits
Accessories: We R Memory Keepers Mini Guillotine Paper Trimmer, Tape Runner, Bearly Art precision craft glue, STAMPlorations Retro People ATCs; Eyelet Outlet Red Jewel Silver Edge Brads, clear strip bling and enamel arrows; Ranger black embossing powder, Milwaukee heat tool

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and you’re inspired to get those craft supplies out to play! Be sure to check out all the amazing acrylic, wood and chipboard goodies at Clear Scraps… OMGoodness, you won’t be disappointed! And head on over to the Clear Scraps Facebook Page for lots of inspiration! And while you’re at it, join the Clear Scraps Facebook Creative Group to connect with other Clear Scraps fans! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

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