July 16, 2013

Create A Background With Mists & Stencils

For this layout, I used two 12*12 stencils to create the background. This one from The Crafter's Workshop (it comes in 6*6 and 12*12 sizes), and this cute camera one from Prima. The Crafter's Workshop stencil is really perfect for getting that splattered look, without the risk. And I love cameras on my pages. Always.
I used Heidi Swapp's Color Shine in Primrose and Gold. For the camera one, I only misted in the spot where I wanted the pattern. It's a subtle effect, but adds interest.
Here's the finished page:



Crate Paper The Pier.
Could there be a more perfect summer line? I think not. This page is mostly embellished with chipboard pieces and die cuts from The Pier. That cute jar I used for the journaling is from Lucky Charm by Dear Lizzy. And a few enamel dots are always good. I matted the white cardstock onto two layers of patterned paper, to frame the page. There are a couple of vellum pieces behind the photo and the papers matting it, it adds softness and creates a delicate layered look.
Looking on the page now, I think I should have used a different color for the journaling, that black is a bit too strong for the other colors on that page. Next time:)
Here are some close-ups (that stencil is sooo great!):



Thanks for visiting!

8 comments:

  1. I love this! I can't wait to get my hands on The Pier! The background is amazing and I love how you used two stencils, haven't thought of that! Thank you for showing!

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  2. really pretty layout! love how you created your own background and it goes so well with The Pier!

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  3. FABULOUS!! I loving the stamped background! I need to do that more!

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  4. I am LOVING that background!! Great layout.

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  5. Really pretty page - I love The Pier!

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  6. I have yet to delve into the mist and stencil stuff, but I keep seeing posts like these and don't think I'm going to be able to stay away from it for long :D The colors in this are perfect!

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  7. אוהבת מאוד את העבודות שלך. אש קטנה

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