Monday, February 29, 2016

Hello Friend Layout

This layout is about my good craft friend, Rachel.  Actually, she is the one who introduced me to cardmaking and then to scrapbooking a few years later. We've also collaborated on many sewing projects.  Notice all the little sewing embellishments I included on the layout. You may also notice the map and compass because unfortunately, she has moved away and we no longer craft together as we did 2-3 times per week. I'm so grateful that I met her because without her encouragement, I simply wouldn't be on this Design Team sharing this with you. She helped me be brave enough to apply to design teams and submit projects to magazines.  I couldn't have done it without her.

 A Closer Look:

TIP: To add a thin frame around your finished layout, apply coordinating washi tape to the edge of the paper. Attach the tape so that half of it is overhanging the edge and then simply fold it to the back side. Repeat on all four sides of the layout to create a neat and quick instant matting. You need at least 48" of washi tape.

Use a sponge applicator to make an ombre blend of
2. Place the inked paper into a floral embossing folder and run it through your machine.
3. Lightly rub a gold ink pad across the surface of the embossed paper to add highlights to the raised image.
4. Tear one edge to reveal the white core color and ink the edge with gold.
5. Finally, adhere dew drop gems to the center of the flowers.

Robin's Nest Supplies: Daisy Stripe Teal Cardstock, Teal Mini Dew Drops, Dew Dew Glue

Other Supplies: Flower Frenzy embossing folder (Darice), Distress Inks - Broken China/Peacock Feathers/Faded Jeans/Peeled Paint/Mustard Seed (Ranger), Denim Jean Pocket rubber stamp 1700G (Judikins), Brilliance Ink - galaxy gold (Tsukineko), Explore Snapshots Sticker Embellishments (Paper House), striped washi tape (Recollections), wooden bird embellishments, ribbon, gems   
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The Robins Nest OCrowley said...

What a great friend! Fabulous layout too!

Tonya said...

Fun layout and awesome job!

Monia Fiocchi said...

gorgeous page!!!

Terri Koszler said...

I love this layout

Carole Wright said...

And a very special layout x

LisaM said...

Wonderful page Karen!

Colleen said...

So much for the eye to look at, love all the layers. Great page.

Anonymous said...

Am deeply honoured. Thank you my friend. You taught me so much too.

Giorgia Rossini said...

Beautiful layout, I love the colors and the embossing work

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