Saturday, July 27, 2013

Laughter ~ by Helena Johansson

Laughter

Hi there! Today I have a layout to inspire you with, made with the Natural Beauty line by GCD Studios and Donna Salazar. I chose two papers, Soaring and Blue Fence, and cut them using a diecut paper. The Blue Fence paper I cut using a decorative scissors.

I have made some of the flowers on this layout, using Spellbinders Carnation Creations die and papers from GCD studios & Donna's, the Blue Fence paper, and papers from Mix'd Media Stax 2. I have a little tutorial further down to show you the steps on how I made the flowers.

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The banner is die-cut shapes from the Family Jeans line by GCD Studios and Donna's - so cute!

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The butterfly is a die from Spellbinders Wonderful Wings, and I've decorated it with bling from Want2Scrap and Donna's - just a perfect match :)

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And here are a few more close-ups on my flowers. I really love how these turned out!

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I made the flowers using the Spellbinders Carnation Creation dies, three different sizes. I cut some from the Blue Fence paper and some from the thick mulberry paper from the Mix'd Media Stax. For the other flowers on my page I used the mulberry paper and the script paper.

Flower tutorial 1

I then put the layers together, using a brad in the middle, and sprayed the flower with water. Then I wrinkled the flower into a little ball and let it dry. I used my heatgun to give it some help, waiting for things to dry is just so boring!

Flower tutorial 2

After it had dried I gently pulled the layers apart and arranged the petals a bit. I took a piece of cheesecloth and made that my bottom layer. Then I painted the edges with a bit of gesso.

Flower tutorial 3

Thanks for stopping by today!
xoxo
Helena

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Product list
Paper
 GCD Studios: Donna Salazar - Natural Beauty line - Soaring
GCD Studios: Donna Salazar - Natural Beauty line - Blue Fence
GCD Studios: Donna Salazar - Mix'd Media Stax
 Dies
 Spellbinders - Carnation Creations
Spellbinders - Wonderful Wings
 Bling
 Want2Scrap: Donna Salazar - Wonderful Wings
 Die-cuts
GCD Studios: Donna Salazar - Family Jeans die-cuts
 Other
 Doily
Flowers from Petaloo and Prima
Chipboard from Dusty Attic
Cheesecloth

6 comments:

  1. Beautiful. Love the design, colors and papers.

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  2. So pretty. Love all the layers.

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  3. So pretty. Love all the layers and flowers.

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  4. So beautiful! Love the papers and details!

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  5. Very creative! Love these beautiful flowers!

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