I love the idea of making it look quilty.
I am so touched by how lucky your little one have both sets of The Greats.
Paige, this is so lovely. Great job of translating your quilts inspiration into a sb page. Maria
love this. I'm gonna try making those sometime!
Video - In the Mood to Scrap - The Greats by Paige Evans
Description: Quilts are some of my go-to pieces of inspiration. When I type in “quilts” into Pinterest it never fails that I find a quilt that I want to replicate with paper, scissors, and glue! In typical Paige Evans style, I whipped out a punch and got to work making triangles from each of the 12x12 and 6x6 papers in the Polka Dot Party by Dear Lizzy for American Crafts collection. The bright colors, especially the blues and pinks, coordinated perfectly with the clothes my grandparents and Jane are wearing in the pictures.
Journaling says: Jane - you are so lucky to have met four of your great-grandparents! We love you!
How to: The video shows how to create the layout from start to finish. Here it is written: Punch two triangles from each of the 12x12 and 6x6 papers in the Polka Dot Party by Dear Lizzy for American Crafts collection. Proceed to take a picture of all the pretties and 'gram it :) Also punch 1/2" circles from yellow patterns for the flower centers. On a white ruffled crepe paper background, start building the flower designs. This is where watching the video comes in handy :) Use six triangles for each flower and connect them together across the top half of the layout. Stitch circles around the flowers to keep them in place forever. Adhere the photos across the bottom half of the layout and embellish with die cuts, stickers, and ribbon photo corners as shown. Trim a label sticker, tuck it under one of the pictures, and journal on it. Use mini alphabet stickers to make the names of the people in the photos. Create a Thickers title above the die cut background. Back the three hearts in the die cut background with a piece of pink paper to help them stand out.
Supplies: Ruffled crepe paper background, patterned paper, ribbon bow, ribbon photo corners, die cut card, stickers (ampersands, borders, chipboard letters, epoxy sentiment circles, foam letters, hearts, label, mini alphabet, star), triangle punch, pen, adhesive: American Crafts; 1/2" circle punch: EK Success; Sewing machine: Brother; Thread: Coats & Clark
Challenge: Create a quilt-inspired layout! Every month a winner from all the IN THE MOOD TO SCRAP entries will be drawn and rewarded with a $10 gift certificate. Winner will be announced on the 2Peas blog!
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