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Alphabets Week Day 1 | Niki

Hey everyone! Niki Rowland here with you today and I'm so happy to have recently joined the Bella Blvd Creative Team and I am excited to share my first layout and process video.  I was challenged to use the Aria and Florence alphabet stickers in a creative way, so I decided to turn them into a rainbow of words!

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I attempted to draw the rainbow onto a sheet of white card but failed, and basically ended up eyeballing it. I started with the middle word 'spirited' and went from there. I was aiming to go in rainbow order and to use all seven colours of the rainbow but I ran out of room! So I only used five colors but I still love how it turned out.


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I choose words that I would use to describe my little boy who is two and a half - he certainly is spirited and masterful! In between some of the words I added little hearts from the Aria and Florence alphabet stickers. I also stitched through all the words using white thread on my sewing machine.

Spirited Niki Rowland Bella Blvd Aria Florence alphabet Squeeze the Day

I cut clouds from a Bella Besties white paper and I used the 'Rainbow with Cloud' cut file from the Silhouette Design Store by Bella Blvd. It was just the cloud I used which I cut twice. I stuck the clouds onto a piece of white cardstock and pierced holes around the edges. I then stitched around these using hot pink embroidery thread. I trimmed them closely and added them to my layout, at the ends of the rainbow of words.


Spirited Niki Rowland Bella Blvd Aria Florence alphabet Squeeze the Day

I added my photo to one of the clouds and added embellishments here too. I have used Squeeze the Day hearts, phrases and acrylic shapes. I also added a couple of flowers from the same collection and a tag behind my photo that I tied through with gold thread.

I finished off by adding a few color-on-color splatters over my rainbow arcs using Shimmerz Paints and a paintbrush which I kept very close to the layout so I didn't end up with splatters in the wrong places!

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Thank you so much for joining me today. I hope you have enjoyed my first Creative Team layout for Bella Blvd, I'm so happy to have joined such an awesome team! You can view the process video for today's layout below.

Happy scrapping

Niki xx

@nikiclairecreates

Bella Blvd Supplies Used:

Aria Puffy Alphabet Stickers: Cotton Candy; Plum; Ice; Guacamole; Bell Pepper. Florence Alphabet Stickers: Plum; Ice; Pickle Juice; Bell Pepper. Squeeze the Day: So Berry Sweet Paper, 6x6 Paper Pad, Acrylic Shapes; Ephemera Icons; Ephemera Words. Bella Besties: Freehand Graph & Dot White paper.


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