Monday, June 20, 2011

Beautiful Soul Layout

Monday, June 20, 2011
Hello again Scrappers,

I'm back...and this time I want to let you know that I have some very special guests from The Robin's Nest. They're here checking out my works. Yay...so excited :D So....WELCOME ladies to my Crafty Life Blog. And please...get comfy.


Today, I'll be showing you another simple scrapbook layout. Not only that, but I also will be sharing the whole process. So...I hope you bare with me. It's going to be a {bit} longer post, but it's gonna be FUN. 

Here's my finished layout.



I really like simple layout. I believe that less is always more. And that's what this layout is all about.

Now..let's me show you how I did this.
1. I decided to go with 2 main colors...light green and light purple. So, I picked this patterned papers from My Minds Eye Lime Twist {Happy Go Lucky} Collection.
The first patterned paper I cut measured 6x12 then I adhered it to the cardstock right in the middle.


2. The second patterned paper ~ I cut at 3x12 and adhered it horizontal on the {half} bottom of the cardstock.


3. Another patterned paper was cut at 2x12. Then using scallop punch, I punched the edge {one side}. I glued it on top of the flower patterned paper.


4. Then I covered the line between the flower patterned paper and the green polkadot paper with a dark purple ribbon. That's all. I then glued down the pictures.


Now the fun part begins. Embellishing. There's no right or wrong way to do it. It's basically ->  you let yourself play and have fun. On this project...I decided to use some rhinestones. I added on top and on the bottom, also in the middle.


For the alphabets, I used white foam stickers {pretty boring}. I decided to painted to the matching colors.

Then, I made a handmade flower from pipe cleaner. Here's the supplies you need to make this easy and fun flower.


* Using two different shades, I cut the darker {pipe cleaner} color in 3 inches long. I need 6 total for this size. The lighter color, I cut at 2 1/2 inches long and I need only 4.
* Punch a small circle and apply glue all over it.
* Fold all the pipe cleaner in half.
* Arrange the darkest color {of pipe cleaners} on the circle cardstock to look like a flower.


* Then cover the middle of the flower with another punched circle.
* Arrange the lightest color on top
* When done, cover the middle of the flower with button and bling.
* Let the adhesive all dry.


Now...back again to my layout.
Lastly, Final Touches. I added felt leaves and some sentiments.
All Done. PPphhheewww. Fun right?

I'd like to enter this layout for these challenges:
Berry71Bleu ~ Purple Garden
The {Paper} Trail Makers ~ Anything Goes 

I really hope you enjoy this...
Time flies, and I hope you scrapbook every precious moments.

Thank you for being here.
I hope you all have a great week. 
Take Care. Hugs,

8 comments:

  1. great project and directions, thanks for your submission for the Design tEam for Robin's Nest..

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  2. I am always wowed my your LO's they are so simple to make and always so fun and elegant to look at. TFS!!!

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  3. LOVE your pipe cleaner flowers and the beautiful layout!! TFS!!!!

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  4. Beautiful layout! I love the colors and the butterfly detail!

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  5. You have been busy! Great LO like always. Always love your little details.

    Hugs
    Kate

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  6. Beautiful work! Love the tutorial! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The (Paper) Trail Makers!

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  7. Aloha,
    Thank you for the tutorial on the LO.It is beautiful by the way. LOL,I like the picture too. It's to darn cute :). All the lil details makes everything "Oh so special".Your kids will cherished them forever. Btw, Thank you for visiting and following me.
    Hugs,
    Rez
    http://karezmakreations.blogspot.com/

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