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Monday, 1 August 2016

A sunny layout

Good morning

Happy August to you all.

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So, today I am bringing you a layout created for The Memory Nest blog as I  am guest designing for them this month.

I was sent this gorgeous sketch here by Leslie, the blogs owner

 
and I knew  straight away which photos I wanted to use! I have had these in my 'to scrap' pile forever and a day. They were taken on a Spanish holiday a couple of years ago. Now, I'm not much of a swimmer so this is a fairly rare sight, me swimming in the pool...hence the title.

Here is my take on it

I used a torn piece of card and inked along the top half of the card to create the clouds and then I added scraps of paper to the bottom. I added the circle of the sun and added yellow ink and I stamped the flying birds too.
Once I'd stuck the photos down I added PVA glue to the edge of the bottom of the paper and I sprinkled Prima small stones along with some tiny beads, gold flakes and tiny sea shells. I than added a couple of resin starfish too. Once the title was in place I added a few splashes that I made with a Martha Stewart fan punch along with some aqua coloured flatbacks and I was finished.

Thanks for popping by for a look see.. do let me know you've visited. and I will pop over to see your blog too.

Elaine
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5 comments:

  1. Great take on the sketch. Lots of fun touches on this page.

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  2. Wow...look at that bead border. It's lovely! Great page!

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  3. Fabulous take on the sketch!! The beads and such on the bottom look awesome!

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  4. Thanks for joining us this month! LOVE this page-top to bottom!

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  5. I love all the fun details on this! The clouds are pretty! A wonderful take on this sketch!

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