GRANDMOTHER – A LAYOUT inspired by the October Challenge

As our October Challenge is all about women in our life  Crew Member Chris Pozzi today share a project dedicated to a women that has been important in her life – her Grandmother.

 

 

“I have always been inspired by my Grandmother! She has lived her entire life with lupus! To me she was always a bible loving/preaching grandma. I look at this picture and realize that she was also young and playful too!” – Chris

 

Follow a few, easy steps to create something similar to what Chris did. This is how she created the layout:

 

step 1

 

Fussy cut frame the from 7 Gypsies Architextures 8×8 Paper Pad Collection #1. Distress the Frame with Distress Ink and add colored pencil highlights in blue, red and yellow.

 

 

step 2

 

Cover  the frame with Versamark and emboss. Cut “grandma” from Canvas Corp Brands Kraft card stock using a Cricut. Distress with distress ink. Coat the letters with Versamark and emboss.
step 3

 

Distress the edges of the 7gypsies papers & letters with distress ink. Layer patterned papers to create interest. Chris used Architextures “Song Bird Sings” 12 x 12 paper & the Wallpaper piece that comes with Architextures Junk Pack “Parlour”. Use a mini stapler to attach the distressed letters  to the page. Add the framed photo and 7gypsies Architextures Treasures – Vintage Market Bicycle. Add the title to finish off the page.

 

Products from Canvas Corp Brands:

7gypsies Architextures 8×8 Paper Pad Collection #1
7gypsies Architextures Junque Pack – Parlour
7gypsies Architextures 12 x 12 paper – Song Bird Sings
7gypsies Architextures Treasures – Vintage Market Bicycle

Canvas Corp Cardstock 12×12 paper – Kraft

Other products/tools: Distress Ink, Colored Pencils, Seth Apter/Emerald Creek Vintage Beeswax Embossing Powder, Versamark, Market Day Font Cricut Cartridge, Mini Stapler

 

 

Have you not yet entered our October Challenge? There is still plenty of time – we accept entries until the end of November 4. Find the details here.

 

 



I live with my partner and my two children, in a small village the North of Sweden. I work as a Intensive Care Nurse (with Cardiology as speciality). My "style" is colourful and playful. I often use a lot of papers and embellishments. I try to have the photo in focus, and to reflect the feeling of the photo in the layout. I also makes cards and altered projects. If I would call my style something - well maybe Playful Punk Chic? (if i do a romantic layout, I can´t help giving it a playful twist...)


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