Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Free Day

Hey there Scrappy Friends!
I had my last free day to scrap today before we take Sierra to college Thursday morning and on Friday I head back to work. I have to work a  few hours tomorrow and the rest of the day will be making sure Sierra has everything she needs.
Any how, I played along with the August challenge over at Creative Embellishments. I completed this layout in between house cleaning and canning tomatoes.
I have been working on using some of my stash and used an older Echo Park line along with a Creative Embellishment chipboard, stamp and flair and came up with this fun graduation page:


My intentions was to paint the chipboard at first, but as I got going on my page, it looked awesome as is! I cut my title using a Silhouette cut file and my Cameo. I added a torn piece of my favorite black and white stripe washi tape, a journal spot from Teresa Collins, some tangled thread and a Creative Embellishment Flair:


I fussy cut the hot air balloons, added some fake stitching using a marker to a few of the chipboard piece stars. I also added a heart sticker:


I created my background using the packaging technique along with mist. My colors were a little brighter than I wanted, so I tamed them down using a thin coat of Gesso. Finally I used black ink and a Creative Embellishment stamp. I fussy cut the clouds and popped one set up:


Some more fussy cut air balloons with some tangled thread:


The challenge was to use this photo as inspiration along with using something circular.


I used the colors yellow, pink and teal. I was also inspired by the hot air balloons and used a few on my layout. For circular items, I used flair, circle chipboard star piece and a circle stamp.

This was such a fun layout to create!
Thanks for stopping by and have a great night!


5 comments :

  1. What a beautiful layout. Love the airballons, they are a great addition to your layout, Thanks for joining us at Creative Embellishments.

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  2. Wow, Wow, WOW....this is such an amazing LO!! I love all the layers you've added and love those balloons! BL

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  3. This is superb, Lisa! The colors, layers and embellishments are fabulous. I love the background you have created. Your chipboard circle and balloons are perfect on this. Love!!!

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  4. fabulous take on the challenge and super layout

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  5. LOVE the background work on here!! the circle and fun balloons!!!! your work always amazes me!!!

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