Woven Kwanzaa Memory Page
- Decorative Stamp, Accent Swirl
- Adhesive Cartridge
- Create-A-Sticker Machine
- Glue stick
- Paper, black
- Paper, green
- Paper, red
- Rubber stamps, small
Cut 1 inch strips from papers: 1 from red, 1 from green and 2 from black. Position on full page of black paper, using a glue stick to stick down about an inch on either end.
Cut two 3-inch pieces from 1-inch strips of black and glue over ends of strips on memory page.
Weave strips of raffia through paper strips, working back and forth. Allow raffia to loop around strips loosely. Glue ends in place behind strips.
When strips are completely woven with raffia, slide glue stick behind strips on either side to anchor weaving in place. Don't worry about sticking the whole piece down.
Trim photo or photocopy to desired size. Run through the Xyron machine.
Cut a piece of green paper 1&½inches x 2-inches. Use this paper for journaling, recording any information about your photo. We used our computer to add captions, but many scrapbookers prefer to letter by hand using acid-free pens or markers. When you've completed your journaling, run paper through the Xyron machine.
Cut a piece of red paper 3-inches x 4-inches. Adhere green journaling paper to this piece, using photo as guide for placement. Run through the Xyron machine.
Stamp designs on red piece as desired.
Arrange pieces on page, using photo as guide. When pieces are positioned properly, adhere to page.