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September Snow Cutiez by Jenn

12x12, Cork, Design Team, Flair, Jenn Gagne, Just Because, scrapbooking layout, Sequins, Sewing -

September Snow Cutiez by Jenn

Hello, Jenn here with a layout using the super fun Just Because collection!!!  I couldn't wait to start using this collection, well, just because it is so bright and bold, and interesting.

I started my layout by punching some large and small squares from each sheet of 12x12 paper.  I cut some vellum into squares that were in between the two sizes I punched from the papers, and then randomly layered the large, medium and small squares on top of each other, which I sewed together with black thread, using my sewing machine.

I lightly drew a diamond shape onto my white cardstock background, where I wanted me layered embellishments to go and then used that outline to paint some bold black stripes onto the cardstock.  I used black Dylusions acrylic paint for my stripes and left some spots thicker and thinner to create interest in the background.  Once the paint was dry I also sewed some lines through the black stripes with black thread.

I placed all my layered squares, like diamonds, in a diamond pattern on the background.  I found it was easiest to place my four points first, using a rule to give me an idea of where the middle of the paper was on all sides, and then just fill in the diamond shape.  Since I had drawn some lines to help me paint, it also gave me an idea of what the diamond would like look.  I added two plain mattes behind my photo and then adhered it above the diamonds.  I added my title "September Snow Cutiez" with white chipboard thickers.

To embellish my diamonds, I added some of the , as well as some little cork hearts from SpiegelMom Scraps, and some enamel triangles and dots.  I scattered some SpiegelMom Scraps sequins, and then splattered some white Shimmerz paint.  

I absolutely love how this turned out!  The bright bold colours are so fun and the black and white from the background help to enhance the colours even more.  If you would like to see how this layout came together, please stop by my Youtube channel for the process video.  You can use discount code DTJENN at checkout for 10% off your purchase!!!  Thanks so much for dropping in, and until next time, Happy Scrapping :) 



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