Aug 1, 2015

Sun & Sand

Hello there! Amanda here today to share a layout I created with the July embellishment kit. 

I was so excited to get this kit in the mail along with the new Happy Things collection. I just adore that collection! You can see the first layout I created with both of these on my blog here

For my second layout I again used some paper from Happy Things and paired that with some watercolor paper. I wanted to mimic the water from my photo and did a wash of blues and greens for my background. I don't feel like this picture quite picked up the detail in it, but the effect is there ;-)

I did a little stamping and embossing with that adorable summery stamp set and created some layers with the tags, washi and embellishments. The printed wood veneers and acrylic words are just awesome!

I don't own a manual die cutter but really wanted to find some way to use the ampersand die. I ended up incorporating it into my title simply by lightly tracing around it. I love that it adds a little something without overpowering the area.

Thanks for looking! And be sure to check out the embellishment kit in the shop if you haven't already!

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