Hey there, and Happy Sunday! I hope you've all had a great weekend so far. Today I wanted to share one of the layouts I created for my Guest Design Spot over at Pink Paislee last week! I was over the moon thrilled when Paige asked me to create some projects with her gorgeous Fancy Free collection. Of course I said YES without a second thought!
Here's the first layout I made. The patterned papers and colors are just so beautiful, and I wanted to use a lot of them together. My first instinct to do that is to use a cut file with lots of open spaces. I used the Open Letter Alpha cut file from The Cut Shoppe to create this awesome quote I found on Pinterest. I backed each letter with a different paper, and I'm loving how it turned out! I used a light pink cardstock as my background, and I smudged some white gesso and some pink watercolors on it. I added a bit of tangled thread and then glued and stitched all the words down.
I used some of the beautiful aqua glitter Thicker hearts as accents on some of the letters. I just can't get enough of this technique. Backing die cuts is such a great way to get lots of pattern and color on your page without it being too overwhelming and busy. Plus having a solid color background makes it all stand out a little more.
If you know me, then you know I love tangled thread! I glued it down under the words and then stitched over it.
Here's one more close up. I added a cute puffy cloud and heart sticker and a little die cut heart here in this open area. I didn't want to add too much more since the words where the focus. There is such a thing as "too busy" and I didn't want to detract from the quote.
Thanks so much for stopping by today! Stay tuned for more of my Pink Paislee projects coming soon!