Tuesday, April 14, 2015

American Crafts | Pastels

It's Pastels week on the American Crafts blog, I'm sharing a fun layout with you today incorporating pastels on my layout.

Pairing watercolor paints along with light colored pieces of patterned papers are a great way to achieve a pastel look on your layout.

Supplies:  Rise And Shine (RSDS-70000) - Rachel Paper, Rise And Shine (RSDS-70001) - Chloe Paper, Rise And Shine (RSDS-70002) - Kylie Paper, Rise And Shine (RSDS-70003) - Nicole Paper, Rise And Shine (RSDS-70004) - Ella Paper, Rise And Shine (RSDS-70006) - Emery Paper, Rise And Shine (RSDS-70009) - Emma Paper, Rise And Shine (RSDS-70011) - Lucy Paper, Rise And Shine (RSDS-70012) - Olivia Paper, Rise And Shine (RSDS-70016) - Madison Paper, Rise And Shine (RSDS-70021) - Pink Foil Paper, Rise And Shine (RSTH-70027) - Thickers Grace Phrase Gold Foil , Rise And Shine (370032) - Accent & Phrase Stickers, Rise And Shine (370034) - Epoxy Stickers, Rise And Shine (370035) - Phrase Stickers, Rise And Shine (370054) - Chipboard Frames, Cardstock (Am710-81) White Textured, Precision (PP03-62311) - Pen Black, This To That (AM617-12) - Adhesive

How to: Handcut triangles from patterned papers and white cardstock papers.  Use a paintbrush to paint cardstock pieces with pastel watercolor paints, set aside to dry.  On a white cardstock background arrange triangle pieces in a scattered pattern and adhere down.  Print a small photo and adhere on top of chipboard frame, adhere to left hand side of layout.  Spell out the title "Always fun" using gold foil thickers and adhere to right hand side of page.  Use a precision black pen to add journaling to bottom left hand side of page.  Flick drops of black spray mist against the background.  Finish by adding stickers and date stamp.

1 comment:

  1. Really awesome layout, Gina!! Love the way you used the pastel colors!!