World Traveler Layout by Anita Bownds

Monday, August 19, 2019

Hi there! Anita Bownds here with you today, sharing a mixed media layout using the Horizon collection. I decided on this photo of a butterfly I saw in my garden. I started by cutting out the Poppies cut file in white cardstock with my Silhouette Cameo 3 and then backing it with glassine paper to give it a soft look.
Then I divided the cut file into two bits for the design I had in mind. I then added some sky blue paint to the middle of my white cardstock, brushing it in strokes and as I wanted to add some more color. Over the top of blue I decided on yellow and two shades of pink and flicked diagonally across the page. Once it was dry I matted my photo on Paper 23, Paper 01, and Paper 08, and added a doily in the layers.
Then using Paper 02 I cut out the Lace Border cut file. Then I adhered it to the bottom of my photo. I adhered my photo and backed Poppies to my painted background in the center with double sided foam tape to add dimension.
Next, using the Stickers, I started to add them in the centers of the poppies and one to my photo. To finish off the layout I added a few mini tassels attached with mini brads.
Check out the process video:

I hope I’ve given you some fun inspiration today!
SUPPLIES: Patterned paper, stickers: HORIZONwhite cardstockDie cut machine: Silhouette Cameo 3; Cut files: Poppies and Lace Border by Paige Evans
Location: Australia / Blog: Neat-N-Crafty / Instagram: @anitabownds / Facebook: Anita Bownds
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  1. This is sooooooo beautiful! LOVING the colors, the flowers and the tassels!!!!!!

  2. Having just watched your fabulous video, I had to come grab a PIN for my board! You are such a talent Anita <3 Could I ask, when you buy Glassine, is that like parchment or wax paper or vellum. I don't think I've ever seen glassine. The die cut looks super beautiful backed like that. Cheers dear xK <3

  3. Such a lovely layout. I love the soft painted background with the "controlled" splatters. The way you have nestled the cut apart glassine backed flowers around the photo is really pretty. A few stickers and some thread add detail and everything just goes so well together. Thank you for the inspiration.


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