Make It Yours Monday~Splash!

Hello my scrappy friends!! I hope you all had a WONDERFUL Easter with tons of fun, family, blessings and yummy food!! I know the day after a holiday (esp. a Monday!!) can be tough so I hope my layout today will make your Monday just a little bit better!

I just enjoyed the weather so much yesterday, that I decided to pull out some sunny, warm photos from last summer! I was completely inspired by my Sparklers DT sister, Laura Rumble. I LOVE her simplistic but beautiful style and this layout of hers was just stunning…

So, for my layout today, I took the Gorgeous strip of sequins as my main focus. I began with a piece of American Crafts White Cardstock and backed it with a paris blue cardstock. It was the perfect blue to compliment the pool photo. Then I started my background for my photo. I misted Jeni B Bleu Vibez straight onto the cardstock and let the mist spread out. I added some splatters with Mama Sings The Blues coloringz and had the perfect pool splash!!!For my photo, I started matting it with a piece of blue glitter cardstock, for some more watery shimmer. A second mat was added in pink, to pull in the color of her bathing suit. I added one more final mat, this time using a glassine bag from the shop. I used the glassine bag as a place to tuck my hidden journaling, on a shipping tag, also from the shop. I tied on a piece of May Arts Bakers twine to finish off the tag, tucked it into the bag and adhered the completed photo cluster to the top 1/3 of my layout, among the misty splatters.

Then came the fun sequin part!! Just under my photo, I laid down a thick line of wet adhesive (I prefer Scotch Quick Dry) and dumped all of my Pandora’s Ombre sequin mix into the wet glue!! I tilted the paper and collected the loose sequins and repeated until all the glue was covered with sequins. I added my chipboard title “Splash” from the old Poolside collection and then, sprinkled some more sequins around the title and page.

This was a really fun and quick layout that that really makes a bit impact. I hope you will give a simplistic layout a shot this week and make one of your favorite products SHINE!!

Thanks for joining me for another Make It Yours Monday and dont forget, if you use code LISA15 on all your shop purchases, you will recieve 15% off.  Have a scrappy day!

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