Product Focus – chalk away and cut things up!
Hello everyone and happy Leap day!
I hope you enjoyed the reveal of the March kit – Brand new day. Today we’re providing some extra inspiration on how to use a couple of the products in this wonderful kit.
Lisa says that she really loved the March kit when she opened it, but that there was one piece of 12×12 paper that stood out to her.
Lisa says “I wasn’t quite sure what to do with this. It was a little too bold for my liking. I couldn’t use it as one whole piece but I couldn’t imagine using it for a mini book either. So I cut it down in to individual pieces and looked at it as separate pieces rather than as a whole.”
“This now opened up far more possibilities for me. I had an idea for a silly photo that we have and cut quite a few of the pieces up to use on my page. ”
“Two of the pieces have been cut up and used here.”
“And these circles were cut from two more pieces.”
“The top of this piece was cut and the corners rounded. All to make this LO here.”
“I’m really pleased to start with my least favourite piece of patterned paper and finish with a LO that I’m really pleased with. Sometimes you just need to start over with fresh eyes. ”
Thank you so much Lisa! I really loved to follow your process and the result is just fabulous!
I decided to show you a couple of ways to use the Chalk ink pad in the main kit. First – of course it’s perfect to use for stamping. I used one of the February stamps to add a subtle pattern to my background on one of my layouts. I had already painted the background with gesso and acrylic paint. Since I only wanted to add a subtle pattern, I first stamped onto a piece of scrap paper, before stamping on my layout.
The resulting layout:
I also used the ink pad together with a stencil, to create a background pattern.
This then tuned into a “good luck card” for someone moving to a new house.
Have a wonderful day and thank you so much for stopping by!