Thursday, April 3, 2014

Sweet as a Peach / Chickaniddy Crafts

Hey there, everyone!  I'm so excited to be sharing a fun layout with you today featuring the new Chickaniddy Crafts Twirly Girly collection!  I'm up on the blog today :)

For this page, I was immediately drawn to the fun peach image on the sticker sheet.  I chose this "sweet" picture of my daughter and knew I wanted to make my title "Sweet as a Peach."  I also really love this bright quilted patterned paper.  I decided to use a lot of it on the upper half of my layout and leave some white space at the bottom to show lots of contrast.

I used the soft pink alphas from the sticker sheet for part of my title and I cut the word "peach" using my Silhouette Cameo.  I traced around the edges with a gold pen.  I just love touches of gold on my pages these days!  I also created a fun banner using the triangle stickers.

Here I created lots of fun layers using various patterned papers, stickers, thread and a brad.  Creating layers gives you lots of depth and dimension behind the photo.

Here is that sweet peach!  I added a few pop dots underneath to raise it up, and I threw in some tangled thread and a little touch of washi tape.

Here is my mixed media bit on this layout.  I used a stencil, some modeling paste and some watercolors to create this look.  I like that it echos the triangles from the quilted paper and gives some color and interest to the white space at the bottom.  This is a fun and easy way to jazz up any plain cardstock and give your layout a custom look.

I hope this inspires you to not be afraid to try a busy patterned paper in big doses on your layout.  Just try a piece of it and create white space to give it some balance.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

Supplies Used: TG140S10 Grandma's Quilt, TG140S12 Piggy Tails, TG140S08 Itty Bitty Ballerina, TG140S04 Keepsakes, TG140S07 This And That, TG14EB01 Alpha Stickers, TG14EB02 Sticker Sheet,  TG14EB03 Mini Sticker Banners, TG14EB04 Mini Sticker Tags, TG14EB05 Mini Sticker Sentiments, TG14EB07 Enamel Hearts, TG14EB06 Brads, thread, Recollections Washi Tape & Date Stamp, Golden Modeling Paste, Crafter's Workshop stencil, cord, Sharpie Black Pen, Pentel Gold Pen, cardstock, StazOn Ink, vellum, Recollections Gold Embossing Powder.


  1. Great idea Missy!!! Pinning this one ! I struggle with some collections with a busy pattern....just know this page will inspire me for many layouts to come!

  2. Gorgeous color combination on this layout Missy! And I love that fun quilted effect from the patterned paper at the top of your page!