As you can see I went a little crazy after the last layout. I needed to find a place for all those left over letters after using the Negative piece. They were flicking everywhere! And finally I found a use for those super cute flamingos!
I layered up cards from the cut apart paper with papers and the Bella Blvd transparency for the photo stack. Embellished with a strip from the Espresso paper, puffy stickers, chipboard stickers, an altered thicker heart and a star paper clip
I covered the alpha stickers with some vellum to tone down the colours slightly, then added thicker words for the title. I've altered them with gesso as the black was too dark for the layout.
Lastly I've filled up some black space with a cork star and puffy stickers, and stapled the vellum down in random places to finish it off
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Leila absolutely adores her Pa, and becomes his little shadow when he is home. He works away most weeks, so we only see him on weekends.
I'm really happy with how this turned out. This kit is certainly growing on me!
Chipboard flags from Echo Park , combined with a Studio Calico puffy heart and banner strip from the Espresso paper make up the top cluster
I've combined letters from the Alpha stickers sheet, some older October Afternoon stickers from my stash and my handwriting to make up the layout title. And squeezed in yet another signature doily from my stash
Another strip from the Espresso paper and some puffy hearts make up a smaller cluster to the side of the photo stack
And lastly a card from the alpha stickers sheet and a chipboard heart to finish it off
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Today Im sharing my first of 4 layouts using the current Scrappy Canary Scrapbook Kit
I loved the challenge that this kit gave me. Its full of bright colours that aren't pink! lol It was a nice change to use something less girly, which is usually what I gravitate to.
My first layout documents one of the many stages of building our very first house. Its so exciting!!!
I even managed to squeeze in one of my signature doilies..
I love how this layout has turned out, super simple with a fun multi text title.
I mixed in some older October Afternoon and Doodlebug Design alphas from my stash with the multi coloured letters from the kit. So much fun!
The photo doesn't show it well, or at all lol, but Ive given the cork stars a hint of sparkle using my favourite clear Wink of Stella glitter brush, then a few random shatters of gold Color shine
and lastly Ive cut a banner strip from the Shimelle 'Espresso' paper layered on top of the photo stack, with a few puffy stickers from the Studio Calico pack.
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Todays layout was a bit of an experiment with gelatos and baby wipes..
I went a little crazy swirling the different colours around the page, then smudged them all up with a baby wipe. Once it was dry I went over a few random curves with some glossy accents and holographic glitter (current obsession)
I created my title with a Journal it from the Light Blue Monochrome pack, theres also a tab above the photo from the same pack. The alphas are older Heidi Swapp and Pink Paislee sets that Ive been using quite a bit lately. For the mini cluster above Ive used 2 more Forget me Not flowers and a flair from the Click Click set. Lastly the mini cluster next to the word BLISS is made up of a resin Forget me not, Cabbage flower and a wooden blossom button.
Thats all from me this month. I hope you have enjoyed and been inspired by what Ive created.
I look forward to seeing what the rest of the team shares this month.
Ive tried out a fun technique for the background that involves using plastic packaging (like the mini bags that D-lish goodness are packed in) and watercolours.
The idea is to paint the plastic with watercolour then press it randomly onto the paper
(Until now I didn't realise that this could have been a techniques post - apologies)
Once the watercolours were dry, I grabbed my most favourite pot of mixed media fun - Whipped Spackle and a Scrap Fx stencil. The one I used is currently sold out, but there are plenty of others to choose from.
I also added some clear gesso spots mixed with holographic glitter, then a few random splatters of Gold color shine.
I've used the sketch as a rough start, and worked in embellishments and papers that co-ordinate with the colour scheme. I also layered in a whole heap of Journal Its which makes this layout work well for one of the current Challenges within the Scrap Suite