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3/3/14

crate paper: captured


Today, I wanted share a fun layout I put together using the Crate Paper Styleboard collection! 
This collection had so many awesome elements and  papers and I wanted to highlight some of my faves using various punched circles, circular photos, flair and embellishments! 


I love these photos of my children. And I love how masking the photos into a circular shapes draws your eye into the photos.  I used Photoshop Elements to create these photos.  For a quick tutorial...check out this post. Instead of drawing hexagons, you will want to draw circles. Otherwise, it's the same!




To continue the shape around my page, I punched circles from a few papers and added in additional circular elements! I added several clusters around my page, but kept them roughly in a group of three keeping the composition within a visual triangle.


I typed my journaling onto vellum and layered it over a  patterned paper to add a little color while still maintaining the transparency of the vellum.

I'm really digging masking my photos into shapes recently!! What about you?? Have you tried  this technique yet!? 



5 comments:

  1. WOW!!! So cute!! I love it!!!

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  2. Beautiful Layout. Thank you for the inspiration.

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  3. wowww !!!!!!!! loveee loveeee !!!!

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