Monday, September 18, 2017

Just Add Color

Colorful Memories

Adult coloring books have been all the rage for a while now.  As a crafter, especially a rubber stamper, I understand it.  Coloring with ink, markers, pencils, etc. is very relaxing.  That’s why I fell in love with the Just Add Color Specialty Designer Series Paper. I knew it would not just make great cards, but also great backgrounds for scrapbook pages. 

The page design I picked for this layout is filled with leaves gently swirling all around the page.  On the left page (shown on top) I cut approximately 1/3 of the DSP sheet giving it a half moon edge which I attached a 12” x 12” piece of Whisper White card stock.  Then I fussy cut several leaves from the remainder of the sheet and added them swirling around our family photos.  As we are a blended family we feel that joining together brought more color into our lives.  With that thought in mind I used Watercolor Pencils to add soft colors to the leaves in a windswept curve through the individual photos and a little onto the second page flowing to the family photo. 

It’s hard to see the colors in the photos so here’s a close-up.

I hope you enjoyed today’s scrapbook layout.

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Until Next time . . .
                   Hugs, Karie B.

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