Saturday, February 21, 2015

Fabscraps Beach Affair layout.

.  Here's a layout I did with Fabscraps new summer collection, Beach Affair.  You can view the entire collection here.  There are lots of fun chipboard pieces to go with this fun summer collection!

You can create a layout similar to this one by following the directions below.

For This Project You Will Need:
·    FabScraps C72 Beach Affair collection: 1 sheet 008 Fish 2, 1 sheet 001 Starfish, 1 sheet 005 Lighthouse, 1 sheet 002 Starfish 2
·    Fabscraps MC72 001A Journal Book
·    Fabscraps DC72 012 Chipboard
·    2 x 12" strip of coordinating cardstock
·    Mask and white masking paste
·    Red mist
·    Scraps of cardboard
·    Embossing powder
·    Embellishments of your choice, i.e. flowers, leaves swirls, etc.

  1. Paint the  paper, 008, Fish 2, with clear gesso and allow to dry.  Tear a 1" strip off the right side and then distress and ink all the edges.
  2. Do some masking on the paper from step 1.  Mist the page and apply some paint splatters.  Allow the page to dry.
  3. Border punch a color coordinated 2 x 12"  piece of cardstock and glue about a 1/4" from the right side of 002 Starfish 2.  Then glue the masked paper from step2 to 002 Starfish 2 overlapping the punched edge as shown in the photo.
  4. Tear a right angle scrap of cardboard approximately 4.5 " x 5.5".  Tear a scrap of paper and tuck under the edge of the cardboard and adhere to the right bottom corner.
  5. Cut out 3 of the postcards and one of the tags  from MC72 001A Journal Book. 
  6. Cut two 4 x 6" pieces of 001Starfish and  distress and ink the edges.
  7. Tear a right angle piece of 005 Lighthouse about 10.5" long and wide enough to fit under your photo and adhere to the top right side of your layout.
  8. Now layer the two pieces of paper from step 6, the cardboard, and the 3 postcards in a pleasing manner underneath the location of your photo.  Refer to the photo for placement guidance.
  9. Add some additional misting if you wish.
  10. Take the anchor from the DC72 012 chipboard and either paint or  emboss with embossing enamel.  Arrange the anchor with the tag  from step 5 and some flowers in the bottom right corner.
  11. Add embellishments of your choice, i.e. flowers, flourishes, leaves, etc.

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