It's almost Halloween, and I'm here today to share a new layout using the Cool Kid collection from Crate Paper. I know I’ve said it before, but I love how versatile this collection is. I’ve already used it for everyday layouts of our son, travel themed projects, a back to school layout, and now I’m using it for a Halloween layout!
Last year, our son wanted to be The Flash for Halloween. The colors in the Cool Kid collection coordinated perfectly with the colors in his costume. I decided to go with a full patterned paper background and used the Handsome patterned paper. I really liked the look of the Red and White stripes in the background. Since I had a lot of Red in the photo, I needed to break up the striped pattern a bit, so I layered the Boys Club patterned paper behind the photo.
The Play Thickers worked great for the title of my layout. I loved the contrast of the wood letters against the Black patterned paper. I also wanted to repeat the word brave on the layout, since our son was a superhero. I used a mix of the Puffy Phrase & Accent Stickers and Pennants. And I loved that the Puffy Phrase & Accent Stickers and Wood Embellishments both included a lightning bolt. They are a fun complement to The Flash costume!
Most of my embellishments are clustered around the photo, so I decided to create a scattered look on the layout, using some of the stars from the Embellishment pack. I randomly placed them around the layout and adhered them with liquid adhesive. Then I sprinkled on some Black Color Shine to emphasize the scattered look.
The Cool Kid collection worked great for a Halloween layout, even though it’s not a Halloween themed collection. Think of fun ways you can use the Cool Kid collection to focus on your child’s costume, on your next layout!
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