Welcome to the August Edition of....
Patterned Paper Every Which Way Class!
For past lessons visit the class page, here. This month is all about...
Patterned Paper Flowers
August Class Description:
Handmade flowers are everywhere these days, from home decor, to fashion, and across multiple crafts including scrapbooking of course. There are a ton of different styles of flowers as well. I’ve seen some beautiful and intricate creations. Some that look like they must take hours and hours. I wanted a fun, handmade look, without the time commitment. I know that most of you are just as busy as I am so let’s make flowers faster. By taking out the hand cutting these simple pinwheel flowers can be made in minutes with just a round punch. By varying the size of your punch you can change the size of your flowers. Create a cluster or just one simple embellishment. To keep these flowers from looking too simple use a variety of patterned papers to create an interesting floral arrangement.
On this layout I did something that I haven’t done yet this year in our class...use patterned papers from the same collection. This makes mixing patterned papers as simple as can be. Usually manufacturers will even mix the pattern size and design which helps with the ease of mixing. And don’t forget about the ‘B’ sides. They can add a perfect balance...as well as double the amount of papers you have to use!
Be sure to download the PDF, here, for more photos, description, links to examples and directions for this layout.
Each month we will have a challenge associated with the class. This month your challenge is to create a layout/card/project on which you've made flowers out of patterned paper.
To participate in the Challenge:
-Create a project on which you've made flowers out of patterned paper.
-Layout can Digital, Traditional or a Hybrid.
-Submit your layout by uploading to the gallery by September 9, 2010 11:59 CST. Don't forget to click the box next to this class (Patterned Paper Every Which Way: August 2010).
I will pick a winner randomly from all the submissions to win a Gift Certificate to Two Peas and post the winner on the Education Board on September 10th. For every submission to this class you will earn a badge!
Don't forget to stop by the Education Board
to chat and share links to your layouts.