Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Back To Nature

Back again! I thought it was time I posted another of my scrapbook layouts. This one uses the lovely Prima Reflections papers which are all rich, rustic colours and ideal for vintage layouts...and of course, a little distressing. The photo was one of my late mum, looking cute , as a young girl. The photo was already coloured tinted and the colours matched perfectly with the papers. I added a bit of vintage lace under the areas where I'd torn the papers, spritzed some areas with Cosmic Shimmer sprays in copper and distressed the edges of the layers either with my scissors to show the white core beneath or with Walnut Stain Distress Ink. After a little bit of fussy cutting, I layered up the flowers, butterflies and little bird, and created a frame using a Martha Stewart lattice style punch to show case the lovely pic of my mum. The background Core'dinations cardstock was creased slightly to give it a crumpled effect - the look I was going for was as though someone had just pulled this page from an old journal - well that was the idea anyway ha! ha! I hope to enter the layout in the Simon Says Stamp and Show challenge which this week is to 'show some distressing'.
Hope you like this as much as I enjoyed creating it!
Thanks for looking.
Best wishes
Karen x


  1. Lovely layers, colours and distressing - love the vintage lace peeking through. Great piece.
    Thank you for playing along with Simon Says Stamp and Show!


  2. Hello! I love your vintage layout. The colors are wonderful together. Love sepia and teal together! Your butterflies are really sweet and I love the vintage lace! Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge! <3 Candy

  3. This is beautiful!! I love the layers, the colors - wonderful!!
    Thank you for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp & Show Challenge!