Wednesday, January 20, 2016

I Like Stuff On My Pages


Joan here today sharing my discovery that less can be more.


I’m a scrapbooker who likes “stuff” on my pages. And by “stuff” I’m talking about all those wonderful, fun embellishments you can purchase or make yourself. I usually start with a little of this and a little of that and end up with a lot of this and a lot of that on my pages. 

When I saw this sweet photo of my daughter Jessica and my granddaughter Faith-Anna, I knew I would be scrapping it. But when I started the process of picking out my papers and embellishments I kept thinking, keep it clean. When I look at this page it feels full yet it breathes and it’s so simple ... sometimes less is more






1) I applied modeling paste over a stencil on my white cardstock and let it dry completely.





2) I picked two colors of distress ink and used the smooching technique to add some color to the white cardstock background.





3) I then cut twelve two by two squares from patterned paper and folded up one corner.





4) I applied the twelve two inch squares to the cardstock base along with my photo, some flowers and a diecut (that also serves as the title).




1 comment :

  1. Amazing background Joan!!!! Thanks for sharing!!!xoxo

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