TGIF! Who's ready for the weekend? I'm super excited because it is a 3 day weekend for us and we have nothing planned. I think those are the best kind because the possibilities are endless. I'm hopeful that we will be getting in the pool this weekend and that I will get to scrap but other than that I am open to the possibilities. What are your plans this weekend?
I was able to make this end of school/beginning of summer layout (finally! ha) and I wanted to share it with you. The photos are of my son from the last day of school with his teachers.
I was inspired by a fun sketch challenge at Sketches4all. I loved the sketch so I grabbed some papers from my stash and got busy. I used the 6" X 6" Embossalicious Embossing Folder - Gun Metal from Crafter's Companion for one of the circles on my layout. I embossed the paper with my eBosser and then sanded it until you could see the cool design really well. Then I die cut a circle shape from it.
The flowers are some that I made for a mixed media wall hanging and had a few leftover. They were stamped out with Memento Rich Cocoa Ink onto patterned paper using Sheena's A Little Bit Sketchy EZMount Stamp Set - Always Floral. I used two different sized flower stamps and then fussy cut them out and layered them.
I love the butterfly embellie I made using the new Tsukineko Delicata ink - Golden Glitz and the butterfly stamp from Sheena's A Little Bit Scenic - Flying Colors stamp set. I stamped the butterfly out onto my patterned paper and then fussy cut it out. Then I used a pencil and rolled the wings over to give it some dimension. Let me show you...
First I grabbed my supplies.
I inked up my stamp with the luscious Delicata!
I stamped onto my patterned paper.
Next I heat set the ink. I was in too big of a hurry to wait for it to dry! ha
Then I fussy cut it out.
Here I am rolling the wings around my pencil to give them some dimension.
And here is what it looks like on my layout with some bling I custom colored, with my Spectrum Noir marker in CR7, added to the body. Cool right? It was easy to make and I think it add something a little extra special to the layout. Thanks for stopping and looking today. Enjoy your weekend!!
Until next time...happy scrapping!