Hello Sunshine Layout for SCT Magazine

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Here is my second layout in the Summer 2018 issue of Scrapbook & Cards Today Magazine!
I was tasked with creating a stitched background - hand stitching is one of my favorite techniques so I was pumped to begin! I created a stitching template from my Butterfly Background cut file which you can find for free on the Scrapbook & Cards Today Magazine website. I used my Silhouette Cameo 3 to pierce the holes onto a light pink striped paper background and then used different colors of thread matching the Flourish collection by Maggie Holmes / Crate Paper to backstitch through.
 Once the stitching was finished, I used the Butterfly Background cut file once more to cut butterflies from a few different papers and plain vellum - I changed the size slightly for each pass. I layered the like butterflies together and used my sewing machine to stitch through them before adhering them in place on the background.
 I tucked a sweet photo of Jane into the top right corner and then added a few sweet sentiment stickers around. On the bottom left corner I added a title, journaling spot, and flower sticker. Very minimal embellishing to let the stitching shine!

Be sure to visit the Scrapbook & Cards Today Magazine website to download the Summer 2018 issue for free and grab the free cut files so you can replicate this layout!

SUPPLIES: Flourish collection by Maggie Holmes / Crate Paper: Patterned paper, stickers, chipboard stickers; Die cut machine: Silhouette Cameo 3; Cut file: Butterfly Background by Paige Evans; Embroidery floss: DMC

1 comment

  1. Wow wow wow!!! This is GORGEOUS! LOVING those butterflies and the way you stitched around them!! And LOVING that adorable photo of Miss Jane!!!!!!!


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