Hello again! Chantalle with you today and I’m so glad to be back, sharing some of my latest projects with you all. Do you sometimes look at all of your lovely scrappy goodies and wonder what you can do ‘differently’ with them? I’ve created two pages which share a similar theme - both working around specific colours. Pulling out coordinates has the potential to look at our supplies in a fresh light.
What is Inside Red?
This page captures the moment when my Daughter used her new glasses to read a book for the first time. It was an i-spy book and she came running to me in the bathroom, amazed at all the little details she had never noticed before!
As you can see, I have pulled out some pinks, red and blacks from the Life in Color collection.
I don’t know what it is about this stunning collection that begs me to get a little messy! I’ve used one of my favourite stencils with some matt black mist. Over the top of that, I’ve added a bit more detail with some red stamping. The pops of red on the left really balance out the elements on the right. You’ll notice I’ve snipped a part of the silver foiled paperclip from the Bits & Pieces pack and used it to mimic a real paperclip. The light isn’t working in my favour in this close up but that butterfly is gorgeous silver foil too!
I love using bits and pieces to further tell a story. See a number in a pack of ephemera? Could it be used to show an age of a person? The phrases in the Life in Color 4x6 stickers are so useful for so many day-to-day situations. I love adding them to my pages for a bit of extra info.
My next page, 'Best Day Ever’ focuses on the reds and a smattering of orange from the Let’s Party collection. This line is bursting at the seams with vibrance and fun! Narrowing the colour palette has brought a softness to it where we can appreciate the subtle details like the pretty sparkle of the glitter print.
I’ve turned to my ever-faithful SN@P! Pack for a selection of red cards in various sizes. I’m sure you’ve heard me go on about how much I adore SN@P! Packs. They really pack a punch when it comes to value for money!
I’ve tried to create a sense of movement by loosely arranging the cards across the horizon and then working on filling the spaces in between, with my photos and some chipboard frames. The little fan was sneaked from a sheet of Summer Vibes Fundamentals stickers. I love the way it makes it look as if it’s blowing my crazy little boy across the page.
Check out the runaway balloon! Another favourite technique I like to incorporate, is to mimic patterns. In this case I’ve jazzed up some plain cardstock with a dotted embossing folder. I initially thought about doing the whole piece of paper but it would’ve been too dotty! This way, there are just enough to echo the shape without going overboard.
Thank you so much for stopping by today. Wishing you a fantastic weekend!