Good morning how are you all? Rikki here today with a layout and a video using the stunning new Golden Grove Collection. Everything about this range is stunning from the sunshine yellows through to the the amazing Autumn tones its perfect for any occasion.
Kaisercraft Products : Golden Grove Collection: P2352 Gold Dahlia | P2353 Greenery | P2354 Collated | PS490 Harvest – Gloss | CS305 Clear Stamp | PP1024 Paper Pad | CT886 Collectables |IP728 Saffron Ink Pad |IT017 Blossom Mini Template |CS292 Fading Dots Texture Stamps| Km111 White Kaiser Mist | Other : Texture Paste
Stamp with the same Collection stamp step in the same tones as your paper for a subtle mixed media background.
Texture Paste is a great way to give detail to your background to add even more definition use a make up sponge and dab the ink onto your background.
Dont be afraid to use multiple layers of Foam Tape , this will allow you to add layers for your fussy cutting…..
Do you like layering paper in Layouts but sometimes are not sure where to begin?
Are you interested in some Paper Layering Tips for Scrapbooking?
Today I am demonstrating five tips for Layering paper in a Layout and I am using the sunny and gorgeous Golden Grove Collection. I have made a Layout with a photo of my Mum and Dad on their Wedding Day.
Lets get started!
Layering Paper Tip 1 – Plan the Outline of Your Design
For this Layout I chose to make a cross Design behind my photo. I use the cross design quite a bit because I find it easy to work with. I drew the cross onto a scrap bit of 12×12 paper to show you what I was thinking in my head. If you have a basic outline you can shape your layers to work with that outline. So at the end of the layering part you have something that looks balanced and planned. Then I chose a background paper, P2354 Collated, because I wanted something quite plain to work with.
I chose the Cherry Blossom Template IT001 to use with Gold Paint and Impasto and I wanted this to pop out from under my layered paper design. I love this template. The little blossoms are so pretty.
Layering Paper Tip 2 – Choose Papers with Colours that Work Together
I chose three papers P2335 Canola, P2356 Fallen Leaves and P2358 Sweet Pear to use as my layers and cut them into strips of various sizes. I wanted to focus more on the golden colours from this collection, with just a hint of green, to suit my photograph. Then I positioned them into a cross pattern and inked them with Saffron Ink.
Layering Paper Tip 3 – Use a Mixture of Mounting Tape and Flat Tape
Once I was happy with the positioning of the paper strips I stuck them down with mounting tape and flat tape. By using the different type of tapes you can make layers of different depths.
Layering Paper Tip 4 – Fussy Cut some Layers
The papers in this collection are perfect for some fussy cutting and fussy cutting is a great way to layer paper. I chose the paper P2352 Gold Dahlia to cut two clusters of paper blooms.
Layering Paper Tip 5 – Use Collectables
Collectables are perfect for adding paper layers to your design…sometimes I wish I had five bags of these because I absolutely LOVE collectables. They make creating such a breeze. The collectables in this collection are just adorable! So many beautiful flowers and butterflies.
I filmed a Tutorial Video showing exactly how I made this layout in case you are interested in taking a look.
I hope you enjoyed my post today. The Golden Grove Collection is a must-have for your stash. Do you like to use Paper Layers in your Scrapbooking or Cardmaking? Do you have another tip you could share?
Let me know your thoughts in the comments below or pop on over to my blog to say hello.
The Kasiercraft Daydreamer CS303 Clear Stamps have the best tiny words- you can separate them for individual use or keep them together like I have done to work them into your background.
Dont be afraid to mix and match your texture stamps !!! I dont mount them to an acrylic block as I want them not to be a perfect image this allows me to roll the stamp as I add it to the background, leaving an image that can be blended with other stamps.
Dont forget to add Foam tape to your layers and even your CT884 Collectables…..
Heres the video tutorial:
I hope I have inspired you to get your stamps out and get creative with them, remember if you have any questions ask away in the comments below or if you would like to see me do something I would love some suggestion and you never know you might see your suggestion next month!!!
Hello dear friends Today I have for you memories book which was based on the newest collection Keepsake. Beautiful colors, great additions and unusual dies make it very light and pleasant to work with these papers.