Believe in You Layout by Steffi Ried


Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Today designer Stefanie Ried is sharing her first layout with Turn the Page and I challenged her to create a page at an angle!
Hello and welcome! I could hardly wait until the postman finally rang with Turn the Page! :) It was like Christmas when I unboxed the package with all the gorgeous papers, stickers, ribbons, stamps, washi tapes, etc. I am completely in LOVE with the new collection. It was quite exciting to create the first project!

 I used many different things from the new collection - from the great patterned papers to the Puffy Stickers and the cute Sequins! So my layout is very colorful and cheerful.

I love geometric elements on my layouts. I thought a lot about how to make the layout the best and where the angle should be. I decided to put the photo at the bottom corner and then have butterflies "fly" out of the corner to the title.

I created a step-by-step photo tutorial to show you how I made this layout. I started with the picture - since the background was just a white wall I was able to cut it at a sharp angle without losing too much of the important part of the photo, and then I stitched around the edges.

I used Paper 09 for the background of the photo - the dark blue fits the photo well. I cut it in the same angle as the photo.

The next line I stitched with my sewing machine and wrote my journaling above it. The long Washi Tape strips are also perfect for lines at an angle. I chose a green strip and placed a paper chain people Puffy Sticker on it. Isn’t it cute!?

Next I cut a strip of Paper 18 with the small flowers and even fussy cut a few flowers from the remaining paper and glued them to the strip to achieve a 3D effect.

After another washi tape strip I embroidered a line by hand using three different threads in yellow and shades of peach.

Before I glued the sequins, I made the colorful butterflies. I fussy cut butterflies from Paper 04 as well as the title from Paper 21. Then I placed the butterflies on the layout, sketched the flight paths with a pencil, and sewed over the lines with my sewing machine.

Before attaching the butterflies I applied a small strip of liquid adhesive then spread sequins on it. When it was dry, I glued the butterflies.

I hope you like my first project with the new Turn the Page collection! See you next time!
Blog: steffiried.blogspot.com / Instagram: @steffiried / Pinterest: @steffiried / Facebook: stefanie.ried.96 YouTube: Steffi Ried
I am so inspired by Steffi's layout, especially that line of sequins!! All kinds of ideas stemming from that technique alone :) 
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