Hi Roadies! It's Katrina from Paper, Scissors and Glue here on the Maya Road blog today and I have a layout to share with you. I also have a some step out photos on how I made a centerpiece for my title! So let's see what I have created.
And just a note, every embellishment on this layout is a Maya Road product, except the paper doily! I had bought the paper collection, but didn't like the coordinating embellishments, so I made my own!
I actually started my layout with a chipboard piece left over from the Mini Square Tab Album (C2441). I covered it with pattern paper and then added faux stitching around the edges. I backed my photo with a coordinating pattern paper and then used foam adhesive to adhere it to the piece of the mini album. This is a great way to use up your left over bits! Especially if you are a banner maker like me and don't always use all the pages.
I added some contrasting pattern paper underneath and some strips of paper as accents. I love the little Geo Tag Love Clips (MVT2680), so I added one along with a little twine tied to it. To set off the picture I used a small camera from the Say Cheese Mini Chipboard Set (C2377) and this is where I started to have fun! I first used an embossing ink and silver embossing powder on the lens and flash. I actually did this twice, as the first time I didn't like the coverage. I sat those to the side and then started one the camera. I covered it with white gesso and then painted with light blue acrylic paint. I did a couple of coats of the blue, until I was happy with it. As I was letting it dry, I found some of the transparent mini tickets and it fit perfectly in the slot where the picture would come out! I decided my camera needed a little something, so using a white gel pen I added polka dots...and fell in love! Can I get a camera that looks like this in real life please?!
When I first started working on this layout, I had pulled out things that I thought I might use. The Mini Scallop Chipboard Set (C1579) was one of the things I pulled out. I added pattern paper to the center part, but wanted to do something a little different for the frame on the outside. The Satin Scallop Edge Trim in Teal (SSE2428) was the solution to my problem. I used a double sided adhesive tape and ran it around the frame.
Note, I left the red backing on the adhesive until I was ready to apply my ribbon. This adhesive is pretty sticky and the klutz that I am I knew I would stick my hand, arm or something else in it and I would have to start all over! You can see how I laid the tape below. Since the ribbon has a pretty good seam and the adhesive is strong, you don't need to cover the entire frame area.
Start applying your ribbon around the edge of the frame, making sure you get the edge on the inside edge of the frame. This will keep your edge from showing when you place the center piece back in. I did not cut a length of ribbon, I worked from my card that the ribbon was wrapped around and then trimmed when I reached the end. This allows you to adjust your ribbon as necessary to get the look you want and not run short on length!
I used this altered embellishment to place my title of my layout on. I love to accent my titles and Maya Road has great items to do it with. Here I included a Vintage Felt Posie in Cloud (TK2632), a Trinket Pin in Vintage Pearl (TK1094), Kraft Mini Tag (K1345), and a Polka Dot Button (BUT2944).
I then finished off the top and bottoms of my page with the Crocheted Elastic Trim in White (CCT2976). I did it as a last minute addition, but loved how it turned out. So, my challenge to you is to just use pattern paper and then your Maya Road embellishment stash to create a project! It's a great way to get the creativity flowing and a stash busting move!
Thanks for stopping by the blog today Roadies! And stay tuned, new stuff is on the WAY!!!
Maya Road Supplies Used