Hello everyone! Sketch N Scrap 5th Birthday Bash Crop is happening this month, so crop with us all month long on the blog. Today I want to share a layout with you that is inspired with the first exclusive birthday bash sketch layout designed by Heather on Sketch N Scrap.
I created a mixed media wedding layout. I really just scrapbook for fun and enjoying different techniques as I create. The background was inspired by videos I saw on youtube and it was really fun.
I first created the background with gesso and thread. The thread will be adhered with the gesso so there is no glue needed. Then I dripped some Magenta Liquitex ink after it dried. Then I sprayed some DIY yellow mist on it as well. I just love the texture and the effect of the background.
Then I diecut the wreath which was a free cutfile from Paper Issues with a white cardstock. I inked it lightly with Antique Linen distress ink for a subtle look. Then I went on a stamping and fussy cutting frenzy with the layering stamps from Altenew. (Painted Butterflies and Vintage Flowers) After I was done doing that, I adhered them along the wreath and added my photo and title and my stickers.
The process of this layout was actually very gratifying – ink dripping and mist spraying, the stamping and fussy cutting; lol it did take forever with the stamping and fussy cutting but that’s what a crafter does with her time right!
I scrapbook the photo of our wedding rings, and I love the intertwined thread behind it. It’s like our lives are joined/twisted together lol (don’t mind my abstract/logical thinking behind the layout)
Here are some close up:
Thanks for stopping by and hop over to Sketch N Scrap for more design team inspiration. Come join us for our Birthday Bash Crop all month long. We will be posting FIVE exclusive birthday bash sketches and one exclusive NSD sketch as challenges this month. Crop starts on May 2nd and goes until June 2nd, so plenty of time to get your entries in!