Hello Elle’s Studio friends, it’s Patricia with you! Today is all about Father’s Day here on the blog, and I will walk you through how I created an 8.5 x 11 inch layout using the May 2021 kit and add-ons as well as the new, exclusive From Sketch to Finish Vol. 6 Stamp!
Supplies | May 2021 Kit, May 2021 Cut Files, Yellow Cardstock Label Stickers, Yellow Parker Acetate Alphabet Stickers, Tiny Shapes and Dots Puffy Stickers – Warm Tones, Wood Veneer Borders, Good Times Paper Stack, Knockout Words Metal Die, From Sketch to Finish Vol 6 Stamp
With this being all about Dad, I was inspired to use the scalloped circles from the May 2021 Cut Files that feature ‘the best’ and a star in the center. That inspiration led me to create a circle photo using Photoshop Elements and the cookie cutter tool. I placed the circles and photo on the page, creating a triangle, and then I started stamping using the From Sketch to Finish Vol 6 Stamp and three different colors to create a festive background at the top.
I stamped the stitched lines vertically and then used the small star circle to finish my festive background. To continue with this look and feel, I also added dots from the Tiny Shapes and Dots Puffy Stickers.
To break up the vertical design of my festive confetti look at the top, I added horizontal lines using the large lines image from the From Sketch to Finish Vol 6 Stamp in the same three ink colors. Next, I layered the start border cut file over these stamped lines. To create more horizontal lines, I use various sizes of the Good Times Paper Stack striped patterned paper, creating a blocked effect under part of the cut out stars, photo, the ‘Love You’ Knockout Words Metal Die, and a piece by itself on the right. This same pattern paper was used as the scalloped cut out circles to create more color while keeping it simple.
The ‘Love You’ die cut created with the Knockout Words Metal Die starts my title, and the star label from the From Sketch to Finish Vol 6 Stamp stamped in pink created the base layer to top with the Yellow Parker Acetate Alphabet Stickers. I wanted journaling on my project, so I used the ‘Treasure’ sentiment from the From Sketch to Finish Vol 6 Stamp to start my journaling and then finished by typing my journaling onto a Yellow Cardstock Label Sticker while still on the sheet and then peeling it off to adhere it into place.
Use the May 2021 Cut Files to create the start of your next layout, and see where it takes you! Have fun creating those special pages about Dad!
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