Scrapbook layout for Scrapbook Nerd - Life is Lovely -
|A close up of the layout|
This is my last layout for my reveal week at Scrapbook Nerd - I am enjoying working with the Design team and the lovely Barb and Joy -...
Since I had quite a few small pieces of paper left over after the layouts. I decided to use them up by building a background for this layout. I don't own circle punches, instead i have a circle cutter (it works as a spirograph / compass combination). which is what i used to cut different size circles, and rings from all the leftover scraps.
|The rings and circle arrangement for the background.|
I arranged all the rings in random order on top of a 7x10 in piece of vellum. Then i arranged clusters of circles on top of some of the ring intersections, making sure that the birds were the last circle on the stack. I proceeded to sew the pieces together using the sewing machine.
|a close up of the stitched background.|
I used a bit of hot glue to attach the vellum to the mat paper - the glue dots are placed behind the circle clusters and in some of the ring intersections).
|Just a few embelishments suffice in the layout, as the background is very ornate.|
The mat paper was chosen to match the colors of the picture. Since the background has a lot of interest, I chose to go for simplicity on embelishments and layers for the picture.
|A simple tag (cut file from Silhouette) and a few fussy cut pieces|
highlight the picture.
The title was formed using the glitter foam stickers from the same collection as the circle papers - Pink Fresh's Felicity Collection -. To form the y in lovely, I cut the word loveliness into 'lovel' used the is , and formed the y from the n and remaining s.
|a close up of the title.|
Finally I added a few journal lines under the picture, and some puffy sequin stickers in the layout for some more interest. I love the final result. The quirkiness of the background works beautifully with the picture; the picture coordinates with the background colors, etc. In all i really enjoyed creating this layout, and using all the small pieces left over from the other layouts.
Patterned paper -mat - Simple Stories, Life in Color collection - So Much Happiness
Patterned paper - background - Pink Fresh Studio - Felicity collection
Title - Glitter foam word stickers -Pink Fresh Studio - Felicity collection
Word phrase stickers - Pink Fresh Studio - Felicity Collection
Wood veneer and sequin puffy stickers - Pink Fresh Studio - Felicity collection
Chipboard Stickers, Friends favorite - MAMBI collection