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Happy Reveal Day, everyone! Thanks for coming by!
Pam has put together another beautiful Limited Edition Kit at My Creative Scrapbook featuring a combination of Authentique's Harmony Collection along with Carta Bella's Moments and Memories. (Love mixing paper lines!) Of course, there are lots of yummy Prima flowers as always, gorgeous trims and one of the fab new Prima stencils! Yay!
I'm not sure that I even have a favorite layout this month (each one has it's own appeal) but we'll start with this one. My youngest daughter, hubby and friends recently went on a trip down the West Coast and this photo was taken at Carmel Beach. I converted it to "antique" for a perfect pairing with the colors on this page. I loved the quote on the notecard in the upper left corner and it was just right for a soothing photo of ocean and sand. This artist is enjoying it vicariously. =)
The beaded trim is so pretty that I could have used it on everything but chose to use a long strip of it here to mimic water droplets. The stencil was simply used at random with molding paste and my mists were applied with a moist baby wipe. I use them for both applying and removing color.
Wow, I cannot even remember the last time that I used black as a background color. It is so not me but I thought I'd switch things up a bit. I actually wish that I had done less splattering on the b/g so that more black would shown but oh well … not sure why the teal looks blue in the center but it is teal.
You can really see the stencil at work here. There are actually 2 designs on the stencil itself and this is one of them. I tried to use them in a variety of ways to give you more ideas about how you can use them.
These papers are quite heavy weight, so if you plan to do any punch work, I'd suggest you use a deep edged punch or one without intricate detail to avoid a jammed punch. It didn't happen but I have had it happen in the past, so I went directly to the heavier punches when I used them.
This third layout is a more clean and simple style for me but sometimes that is exactly what I want. I love mixed media but I occasionally want a more classic look, especially on a wedding page. A little molding past to carry out the "cheering flowers" pose.
I adored the floral paper in the center and used some as a fussy cutting opportunity and then used the remainder as the panel. I especially loved the flowers in the upper right. But the ones on the upper left and lower right were fussy cut. I misted one of my brown Prima flowers to make it purple, added in some of the beaded trim along with some gold metallic thread, ribbon and stickers and made myself a great cluster!
Here is a photo of the Limited Edition Kit:
I'll be back in a few days with my 4th page. It is a totally different palette so I decided to post it separately
For information about our kits, visit HERE. And to see what the DT did this time, go visit our GALLERY. You're sure to be inspired.
Thanks for coming by!