Inspired By our Paperie Design Team

Hi all;

For this week’s ‘Inspired By’ I used my February page kit (full of awesome goodness, including a full pack of sequins!) and I drew inspiration from our own design team. We are so fortunate to have such a talented group of customers/designers and instructors that share their layouts and creations with us each month. Once I started I couldn’t stop, so prepare for oodles of inspiration today!

For my first layout I was inspired by Rae Lynn’s layout below from our October Kit. I loved the use of the stencil to ground the photo and as always Rae lynn knows just the right amount of embellishments and layers to add to make it balanced.

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Now here’s my take on Rae Lynn’s layout…

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For this page I used the Hero Arts white ink dauber through a stencil on the black card stock and then layered the photos as Rae Lynn did. Then I added some sequins and my journalling to a tag.

The next layout that inspired my was another one of Rae Lynn’s from the October page kit:

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I love how Rae Lynn used a large piece of one patterned paper and then strips of a couple more. I alway find it so hard to choose from the patterned papers in a kit – they’re all so fun! I also love the ink splats in the corners.  Here’s my take:

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Again I used supplies from February’s page kit only with the exception of the snowflake wood veneers which happen to be from the November page kit. I also used  a red, navy and teal mist to tap in the corners.  I used one photo and I made a journalling card out of another patterned paper that I liked – Rae Lynn would be proud, I hand wrote my journaling. I adhered the camera paperclip with my tiny attacher – will definitely be doing that again so you can see the whole clip.

Since I was having so much fun with the February kit I kept going and was inspired by Cathie Reed’s layout below for the September page kit:

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I can see why Cathie used the chevron as her background; I love that paper!  I think this layout appeals to me because it showcases beautiful product yet your eye still goes right to the picture and journaling. I also love the tag embellishments with the star and sequins tucked in behind. Here’s my take on Cathie’s layout:

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The background paper I used has a similar feel for it as the chevron in Cathie’s layout. I kept it super simple by matting my picture on one of the other patterned papers.  I also cut some die cut hearts out of the transparency – love the dimension. I also added the sequins using some Glossy Accents – QUICK TIP: use Pick-me-up Tool to place sequins!

I had so much fun looking back through past page kit posts and drawing inspiration from our own gals; and that February page kit – wow full of yummy product.

If you’re interested in subscribing to our monthly page kits we require a 6 month commitment which gets our the regularly priced ($39.99) kit for $34.99 each month. We also have a few of the past kits left including the two featured in this post – past kits are now 30%; there are only a few left so grab them while you can!

Hope you’re inspired this week.

Wendy

One thought on “Inspired By our Paperie Design Team

  1. love the pages, Wendy. I loved seeing which papers you used. That rainbow scalloped paper you chose for your last layout was my favorite in the whole kit. I almost hoarded it. 🙂

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