Monday, March 25, 2013

The Last One for March!

Today is Monday and it's also the last Monday of the month, so I will be sharing my last layout for this month using the March Artful Delight Kit.  I decided to take a little bit of a different approach with this layout and use a muted color scheme on solid Black cardstock.  I mixed in a few extras, not included in the Kit...vellum, Wood Veneers, Flair Button, Color Shine, and a doily.






Vellum was a pretty big trend a few years back and then it kind of seemed to go away.  It has been making a comeback and I was so excited to get a whole package of the 8.5x11 sheets.  I thought some embossed Vellum circles would add a nice touch to the look of this layout.  And if you have been on the wood veneer bandwagon, you know, that the Wood Veneer Stars from Studio Calico are a precious commodity.  I have managed to build up a sizable stash, so I decided to let go of my hoarding tendencies and pull some out of the box for this page.  I used Heidi Swapp Tinsel Color Shine to spray over the Stars.  And I saw the most fun technique on Studio Calico's Instagram the other day...using the Stars to stamp!  How fun is that??!!  I knew I had to give it a try.  I added some Black Stampin' Up ink to the Stars and just randomly stamped them on my page.  Not all of them were perfectly stamped, but hey, perfectionism is a lost cause in Scrapbooking!  :)  I really liked playing around with this technique, and on top of that I have a few pre-misted wood veneer stars for whenever I need them for a page.


17 comments:

  1. This is such a pretty layout....love the vellum embossed circles..I gotta remember that.

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  2. I LOVE THIS! Thanks for the stamping idea! Also, LOVE those circles. ;-)

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  3. This is gorgeous!!! LOVING the colors, the stars and loving how you did that title!!!

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  4. Oh Ashley, I love this page! The colors are just beautiful, the title really pops, and love the vellum circles!

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  5. What a gorgeous page Ashley. I love the black with the colors!

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  6. Love what you did with all the vellum Ashley! Great job. So excited to be working with you, and seeing more of your gorgeous work.

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  7. this is SO pretty--LOVE what you did with the vellum!

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  8. I adore what you did with this layout! Beautiful job and I love that photo!

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  9. love it, love vellum, especially when it's embossed! this came out really cute!

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  10. Ohhh I just love how you used the black background and then black for your title.. It's such a stunning project!

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  11. I know, isn't that funny about vellum. I use it ALL the time now, more now then I did then! This is beautiful!! I love the embossing on the vellum, great idea and will have to try!

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  12. Perfect page to highlight your photo, what a wonderful color palette!

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  13. Really love the blue and black combination!

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  14. I absolutely LOVE the embossed vellum! I so want to do that now. Thanks for the inspiration Ashley. What a beautiful page!

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  15. The LO really pops against the black background! Lovely! I am so going to emboss some vellum. I never thought of that! Thanks Ashley. :)

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  16. I love the muted colors. I love how you used the vellum. Did you first emboss them? What a great idea with the stars.

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  17. love how the black background makes it all pop! and your embossed velum is so cool :)

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