Hi there! Today I thought I'd share my second layout created for Scrapbooking Memories magazine's Masters Challenges - which is a monthly challenge sponsored by a different manufacturer/company for the ten Masters. :)
So for Volume 16 Issue 8, the sponsor was the wonderful Flourish with a Bling.
I created a layout using lots of lovely FWAB products, if you have followed me for a while, you'd know that I'm no stranger to FWAB's beautiful embellishments (I served one year on their first ever design team!).
My layout is called, "Today's little moments become tomorrow's precious memories"…
I have included FWAB's Taylah's Toadstools amongst grass from FWAB's Lee's Tree pack. I have used on of Lee's Trees too, cut in half on either side of the photograph. :)
Taylah's Toadstools look quite at home alongside my own Spotty Mushrooms from ByChantalVandenberg. :)
I have decorated the trees with leaves from FWAB's Jack's Vine (Green) and I used the other bits and pieces of the vine on the grass (as pictured above).
I have also used the Sun and clouds from FWAB's Up in the Sky range, as well as buntings from Nicky's Beach Huts pack.
Lastly, I have used a Jasmine Puffy Flourish in orange, cut up under "today" and at the bottom right of the page.
I also worked with some lovely papers and embellishments from Crate Paper for this layout. I particularly love the canvas polaroid frame (used upside down - just looked better that way ;P).
The ideas that I wrote along with this article were;
1. By cutting up your bling, you can create so may more possibilities. For example, I cut up my clouds to create the illusion of more clouds; and I cute the sun in half and snipped off the rays from the off-cut and tucked them in between the other half's rays for a layered look and greater impact.
2. To create the illusion of larger and/or moving clouds, I used the Up in the Sky clouds as a template and drew around them with a black pen before attaching them slightly to the left or the right of the outline. Fill in the gap between the pen outline and the cloud sticker with glitter glue.
3. Use glitter cardstock, glitter glue and pearl pens, or whatever other bling-like products you like, to balance the Flourish with a Bling embellishments affixed to the layout for a sense of cohesion and unity. Bling buddies like to stick together!
So this layout is a real bling party… super fun and happy, just like the photo and memory.
Before I go, I have to announce an arrival of another new embellishment available in my store, ByChantalVandenberg.
Blue Denim Hearts! :)
Hearts are made from quality reclaimed denim and come in a pack of 20, in assortment of three sizes - measuring from a teeny tiny 1/2" to a strapping, but still small, 1 3/4".
They can found in store and in stock right here.
Have a great day!