28 August, 2015

Scrapbooking layout: So cute when bored

Hi!
Scrap Africa is a challenge blog with two monthly challenges. The first one always comes with a layout sketch, and the second one with a mood board, a special theme, a quote or such. Projects made by the design team and challenge participants are always a great source for inspiration, and when I saw the August mood board I decided to play along, too!


I loved the bright orange and yellow colours that reminded me of our wonderful family vacation trip in Germany this summer. Oh, how I miss those warm, beautiful and relaxing days! Those warm colours were the inspiration for this layout:


The layout background was first covered with a strip of patterned paper and strips of dotted tissue paper. I covered those first layers with clear gesso and painted over with yellow and orange watercolours. Additional pattern was created with stamps, bits of washi tape, and doodling with a black marker.


There are also stickers, pieces of a chipboard grid and leftover papers, and die-cut embellishments.



This layout was made of love for patterned papers, mixed media joy, and wonderful memories. Loved every creative minute of making it!

Wishing you a great day,
Hugs,
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11 comments:

  1. Wowwww, una página fabulosa!!!, impresionante todo el conjunto!!. Muchas gracias por acompañarnos en Scrap África!! :))

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  2. Elina this is gorgeous! I love the fresh and beautiful styling and the background so fabulous! The sentiment and photo so cute....so love it all! ;-) Thanks so much for playing along with our mood board at Scrap Africa! ;-)

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  3. Omg Elina!!!!
    Your page is Spectacular!!!!
    Thanks for playing with us at Scrap Africa!!!
    Xoxo

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  4. A beautifully vibrant page and lovely photo. I really like your title to. I really love Orange and Black together. Thanks for playing along at Scrap Africa :)

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  5. Stunning scrapbook page! Love the colours....the title looks really great....

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  6. This is absolutely beautiful. I love the paint splash of orange at the back. it pops so nicely. Also a great combo of colours and the handwritten journaling. Thanks for playing along at Scrap Africa.

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  7. Gorgeous layout! I love the watercolour effect and fantastic photo. Thank you for playing at Scrap Africa.

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  8. wow!great page!I like your composition! Thank you for playing with us at Scrap Africa!
    xoxo, Asica

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  9. I love it! Just can't say more... That is soooo... great;) Thak u for playing at Scrap Africa!

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  10. Upea leiska, Elina, kiitos kun osallistuit Scrap African haasteeseen! Ihailen etenkin kerroksellisuutta ja värien runsautta. Ja niin paljonpuhuva kuva :-) Kirkasta gessoa täytyis näköjään päästä itsekin kokeilemaan!

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  11. Wonderful page!!!! Thank you for joining us @Scrap Africa!

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