It's out with the old and in with the new . . . hair! It's Gail here today and I have a layout to share documenting a recent BIG event for my daughter: she got A LOT of hair cut off the length! And what better collection to use than You Are Loved - the beautiful and feminine colors and designs were perfect!
I also have an fun background idea to share and all you need are scraps! I cut a heap of 1" squares from a variety of leftover patterned paper scraps. I then cut these in half to give me lots of triangles. I then arranged these triangles randomly back into squares over my background. Now my triangles aren't all exactly even (I'm not a perfectionist) and that's ok with me! The effect is awesome!
To add to the patchwork type feel of the background, I added rows of machine stitching through each square of patterned paper so it really looks like a patchwork quilt!
The rest of the layout I kept quite simple - adding a title, journaling and just a few embellishments. I added three small photos in a row and a circle doily from my stash underneath to break up all the straight lines in the layout.
This is one of my favorite ways to use up smaller scraps of patterned paper and even better when they are such fun colors!
Here's to all the new experiences that this year will bring and the amazing Bella Blvd goodies we have to document them!
IF You Are Loved: Eden, Borders; Tabbies; Paper Pieces; 6x8 Paper Pad; IF Homespun Cardstock Stickers: One In A Melon; Ciao Chip: So In Love