I cut it on my Silhouette Cameo and then painted it before removing it from the cutting mat. I didn't use a lot of liquid so it didn't harm my mat at all. I used a brush, my finger to smudge color and the packaging technique to apply the messy color. I love how it turned out, and it's the perfect title for these photos :)
I did a little bit of light background stamping with black ink and some circle stamps just to give it a little more interest. I also used lots of matching thread. I thought these stickers & brads were really cute and went with the theme of the page.
Here's the other side of the layout. I added that purple spider paper under the photos for an extra pop of color against the dark backgrounds of the photos.
Here's one more close-up look at the big title area. I added some thread under it and then stitched through it all with shiny gold thread. I smudged some Coloringz A Shade of Gray down below it and then added my journaling.
Here's the top of the page...you can see the stamping, stitching and washi tape. Sometimes it's fun to combine all kinds of products together :)
Here's my process video if you'd like to check it out...I hope you enjoy and get some inspiration!
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