Hi everyone today I have a new layout for Just Nick Studio featuring the background cut file called Tin Tile Background which is coming into store this month:
My main idea behind my layout was to go quite graphic as that fit the style of the Pink Fresh Studio’s Case of the Blahs collection so I chose this particular cut file as it is quite structured, linear and I just love the way it creates a beautiful texture to my page. I cut the cut file out on white cardstock layered it over another piece of white cardstock and added some black and lime green splatters for a bit of mixed media detail. I really wanted to keep my background subtle so that you get a hint without overwhelming my photo.
Once I had my background sorted, I wanted to grunge it up a bit more so I tore off a small edge at the top left and the bottom right of my white cardstock to allow a piece of the green scalloped patterned paper to peak through.
Adding pops of colour with black and white is such a fun way of creating layouts. Adding the cut file as you can see below adds a pretty soft detail yet doesn’t create anything too busy!
Do you like creating background’s with cut files? Do you stick with white cardstock for cutting your cut files or do you go for a more of a bolder statement? Either way, Just Nick’s background cut files are just the perfect statement to add to our pages.
Hi everyone, today I have a new layout for ‘Thankful’ week for Just Nick Studio. Today, I have gone a little less traditional by not using a specific thankful cut file but instead creating a masculine fun layout with a … Continue reading →
Today I have a new DT layout with one of the new Just Nick cut files called Feather 3. This one is a super pretty set of 3 feathers which could be added to lots of different layouts both masculine and feminine.
Here is my layout:
I was initially looking at using this cut file with 3 different photos so I cut all three feathers with white cardstock. When I was looking for photos to use on my layout, I however, found 2 photos that I really liked so I decided to instead use 2 feather shapes on my page. You may notice that on the “right hand” feather is actually the middle blank feather on the cut file with the one on the outline feather layered on top. This works perfectly and adds dimension and texture in a subtle way.
I also really liked the first feather with the ‘swirl’ shapes which is quite a similar shape to a ‘Koru’ here in New Zealand. I don’t often use feathers on my scrapbooking pages so I really enjoyed challenging myself to create this one. I liked the symmetry of having the two photos side by side layered up on both the feathers. To connect them, I added in some embellishments down the centre of both of my photos and then added in some chevrons that I fussy-cutted out from PinkFresh patterned paper to lead you into the rest of my page and anchor my title.
Here are some close ups:
I hope you have enjoyed my layout I have shared today. Do you like to use feathers on your pages?
Hi, Today I am taking you graphic and grid style for my last layout with the April 2017 Hip Kits! We all know that scrapping the boys in our lives can sometimes be a mission, my 13 year old was complaining that … Continue reading →
My latest share for the Hip Kit Club is on a Thursday inspiration post along with designers, Cara and Anna with a project each featuring these products. This week, we are featuring the Alphas and Numbers that were included with in the April 2017 kits – please head over to the blog post to see how the other designers worked with these products here.
Here is my project:
I decided to use the Vicki Boutin Crayons to color in the numbers from the watercolor sticker sheet both of which are in the April Color Kit to create a countdown to FIVE on my layout and used a photo of my youngest daughter Aimee on her recent birthday! It is so easy to just color these in and add some water and they create the most beautiful color.
My next layout share is a Mixed Media one! I don’t do a lot of mixed media but I totally enjoyed creating this one with the Hip Kit Club March 2017 kits!
I started off with the patterned paper from the Maggie Holmes Chasing Dreams collection and added some white gesso to it and then used the stencil from this month’s Color Kit with the Paste-eez (Hold the Mustard and Raspberry Sherbet) in a grid design and then added some extra straight to my page with an old credit card.
I really wanted to add some more vertical design so I created the linked circles in my Silhouette Cameo and used these circles to anchor my embellishments.
I really loved the way this turned out and I am totally enjoying getting the Color Kits from the Hip Kit Club each month. It is a great way to try out new mixed media products and they work so well with the monthly main and embellishment kits.