Wednesday, 8 April 2020

Simple Stories Simple Vintage Garden District - Fly

Hello. Hope you are all well and staying safe. Karen C here with a layout using the very pretty new collection 'Simple Vintage Garden District' from Simple Stories. It is described by Simple Stories as a collection full of ".... the scent and sounds of nature with fluttering butterflies, twittering birds, buzzing bees and bouquets of blooms." It's perfect for spring, mothers day and easter projects and I am loving working with it.

For my layout I started with a sheet of the You Can Fly paper and a sheet of Blossom Bazzill cardstock.

I trimmed a quarter of an inch off of each side of the You Can Fly paper and matted this onto the Blossom cardstock which I had gutted. I then machine stitched round the edges of the paper using gold thread and a zig-zag stitch.

I carefully cut around part of the butterfly and one of the flowers printed on the paper and after matting my photo on some pink tissue paper I tucked it underneath the images.

The wings of the butterfly were raised up slightly with some foam squares.

I die cut the word Fly from some gold mirror card and stuck this on top of the photo.

I made two tags from two of the 3x4 elements paper. I added some brown Bakers Twine and some gold foil to the tags before attaching them to the layout with foam squares underneath for added dimension.

I embellished the bottom left corner of the layout with Prima Flowers and Butterfly.

The layout was completed with a scattering of gold sequins and the date was added using mini letter stickers from Pinkfresh Studio.

I hope you like the layout and that I have inspired you to try using the Simple Vintage Garden District collection which can be found in the shop.

Take Care and Stay Safe.

Karen x x


Lynn said...

What a beautiful collection and an adorable layout Karen. x

Anita said...

Gorgeous layout Karen, so pretty and delicate. I love all the fine details too and of course that super cute photo xx