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Nature-Themed Layouts

6 Sep

Most of my layouts have people, events, or relationships as their focus. Some layouts just have objects with stories I want to share. But I rarely get around to scrapping with just scenic photos, so I was happy to have the assignment from Get It Scrapped to do a nature-themed layout for the Ideas and Angles for Scrapbooking Your Outdoor Travel and Outings article.

In “Roaring Water is Peace” I pieced together multiple photos of a nature scene taken on a hike to create a panorama. It was fun to puzzle out how they would fit together. I arranged them diagonally to reinforce the “flowing water” theme. I misted the scalloped trim and then stitched them down. I also stitched under the word “peace” to emphasize it.

Roaring Water is Peace by Adriana Puckett | Supplies – Sassafras Enlighten; other assorted papers from Studio Calico Boardwalk kit, Pink Paislee Mistables; Mister Huey Lunch Tray mist; K & Co. Chipboard Alphabet; Jillibean Soup Cardstock Stickers; Godiva ribbon; button; Calibri font

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Wonder

5 Sep

Sometimes you just want to highlight a beautiful picture, perhaps paired with a quote. Throw in some embellishments and you have a quick and easy layout that you will love. Here is a recent one that I did for the Easy Scrapbook Pages site (click on the link for step-by-step instructions):

Wonder by Adriana Puckett | Supplies: Bazzill cardstock; Stampin’ Up patterned paper (green and striped); Jillibean Soup Alphabet; Maya Road wooden butterflies; Cosmo Cricket Journaling sticker

Misting Fun

5 Sep

I contributed two layouts to Get It Scrapped’s Ideas for Misting article. It was so fun to play with mists as both a page accent and as a way to outline a stencil.

Misting with masks allows you to create cool backgrounds for your layouts. On Surfer Girl I misted over a mask and then removed it. I added rub-on doodled flowers and rhinestones to add a fun, whimsical touch. I wanted to create the look of depth so I pop-dotted the photo and journaling spot to raise them above the base layer.

Surfer Girl

Surfer Girl by Adriana | Supplies: Heidi Swapp Hibiscus mask; Tattered Angels Glitter mist; maya roads sheer, transparency, Maisy Mo Doodle Black rub-ons, Mod Techno Pop paper; Silhouette design for title.

I made “Our Summer by the Numbers” to group recurring summer activities together to show their repetition in our life–especially activities like swimming, eating, and playing.

Instead of just using mist to doctor a page background, I used mist to create a pie chart accent. I used a white paper filter embellishment as the base and then made simple masks from scrap paper in wedge shapes. Then I sprayed each section a different color, leaving one blank. I also sprayed a smaller coordinating filter as well.

Summer by the Numbers

Our Summer by the Numbers by Adriana | Supplies – Mist: Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist in Marigold and Party Pink; Filter paper embellishments by Fancy Pants design; Tape: Bazzill Basics Paper Tape and Smashbook Tape; Assorted buttons from stash; DMC embroidery thread; AC Thickers; Dymo labeler; Paper: American Crafts Sketchbook line and scraps from stash.