Circles are a favourite feature on my layouts - they're perfect for focusing your attention on your photo and embellishments. A double mat layer adds a touch of luxury.
The base paper features a lightly drawn frame which I cut here and there to add more detail. Crumpling the corner you can see here means that I could tuck a journal card underneath. The best way to get a good crumple is to lightly spray the paper first with water, crumple and allow to dry naturally.
I love to reveal the papers below the base - it's a great place for more flowers. I dyed some muslin to add more texture before layering flowers and leaves.I pulled apart a little twine which makes great tendrils.
In this layout, I went for a more linear approach, layering up the edges of the page with punched borders and distressed edges. By using strips of paper, a little goes a long way!
I love inks but I have to use them in a very confined manner! I opted for a little stenciling and stamping in soft Victorian Velvet Distress Ink. Adding stamped layers helps to add depth without bulk.
Simple strips of paper make wonderful banners. I created my own vellum feather. Cut out a simple leaf shape and glue a small length of twine down the centre. Then snip towards the centre to make a feather!
I hope that you enjoy playing with Something Blue as much as I do.
Don't forget to check out Scrap365 blog for daily inspiration - *sigh*.
Thanks for stopping by.