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Laura Rumble – Birds

Hi Guys!

For today’s layout I have used half of Tweet Tweet – a pre-cut cut file designed by Confessions Of A Paper Addict.  I’m all about stretching supplies so being able to get two layouts from one pre-cut has got to be a good thing, right?

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I’ve added two borders of white sewing to my white 12×12.  This adds detail and texture but still leaves the white space that I love.

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I pulled out some Pretty Little Studio stash.  I kept my supplies in a limited colour palette – mustard, red (and a few shades in between), a touch of black and maroon.  I picked out a flair button as I seem to collect them and not use them.  (My worst scrappy trait!)  I backed the bird cut file with two papers – one a mustard parquet wood grain and the other artistic poppies.  I didn’t like the amount of background paper showing on the poppy paper so I ended up cutting out the individual flowers and overlapping them.  This gave me a solid area of colour to back the bird’s tummy.

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I added a piece of chevron acetate to the centre square of my 12×12.  I placed my bird and photo side by side and looked at where I needed to add colour and interest.  The bottom corner of the photo seemed the perfect spot for some poppies and my flair.  Then to balance things out I needed to add a small splash of red at the top too.  I tried adding sequins and enamel dots but I liked it better without.  I did add a couple of word stickers and a tiny title.  My journalling is on the back.  It’s rough scrawl on wonky lines that flowed out in whichever way the words wanted.  I didn’t need to be concerned about how it looked with the design or what anyone would think when they read it.

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I’ll be back later in the month with the other half of the cut file!!

Laura

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