Hello everyone! I am back today to share with you another layout for June using our color theme for this month which is blue and white! First I want to give you a little mini tutorial about how I created the background for this page and also my inspiration for this page and my 'jumping off point". I actually was really inspired by a LO we have hanging up at Scrapping Frenzy that was made by Suzanne. We were given the same paper in our June DT kit so I took some of the elements from her page such as layering and painting, and translated it to my page. Also I found this photo that was taken in June of 2006 the year one of my best friends graduated from Harvard when the other bestie and I traveled all the way to Boston to see her walk in person! (and visit a bit of course!) It was such a great trip I have alot of memories from it!! Okay, well on with the layout, here is the inspiration LO by the lovely Suzanne Austin!!
For the background, I used some light blue craft paint mixed with crackle medium and dry-brushed it across the background. I wanted to add more 'blue' to the page so that's what I came up with. When that was dry I traced over the paper design with stickles in 'true blue' and 'orange peel'. I let it dry overnight and this is how it came out:
And, going on the layering idea that Suzanne did in the inspiration layout, I used several kinds of items to give it lots of layering for a really funky look! Including some Tim Holtz paper, cardboard, cream colored cardstock, a crochet doily and lots of other stuff! I really like how it turned out:
And here are some close ups, just so you can see all the detail!! (My favorite part)
Ok, well that's all I have for you today! I hope you were inspired to funk up the background of your pages and get a little messy with some paint and stickles!!! Enjoy the weekend :D
Scrapping Frenzy Supplies:
Ruby Rock-It "The Summerhouse" background paper, Reminisce cardstock stickers "the freedom collection", Moxxie "God Bless America" blue paper, cream colored cardstock, Stickles- orange peel, true blue, and TH collection faded jeans, Colorbox fluid chalk ink cat's eye 'brown' and 'butterscotch', Glossy Accents, sticky thumb pop dots.
Tim Holtz' 'Lost and Found' paper, Prima flowers, Recollections- teal button, teal resin flower, blue/gold flower, and metal brad. Air mail sticker, orange glitter ribbon, blue crochet doily-Purple Pumpkin Crafts, paper clip flower-Pier 1 Imports