Here’s what I did:
- Place the die cut sheet over your choice of patterned paper and trace the flower shape.
- Repeat the process with the leaves and then cut out all of your pieces.
- Use adhesive to adhere the leaves to the flower shape.
- Machine stitch on your flowers to add texture and interest.
You could create several different floral looks, just by changing out the patterned paper you use. I added interest to the flowers, by adhering them to the background paper and also using pop dots to create dimension and layers. The messy machine stitching also adds definition to the flowers and leaves.
Once my flowers were completed, I clustered them around my photo. I brought in other elements from the Reflection Collection around my photo as well. Mixing chipboard pieces, stickers and wood veneers brings great texture to a project. The Black alphas worked perfectly for my title and brought a nice contrast to the softer colors from the patterned papers I used. I continued the Black contrasting, with a finishing touch of splattered spray mist.
If you would like to see how everything came together for this layout, you can check out my newest process video.
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