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The papers this month are from Heidi Swapp, Carefree range. The papers have some lovely soft pastel colours and perfect for dreamy photos and were perfect for my picture. I have a busy month so it is a single layout and very easy, but I think the layers work well.

First, I painted all my chipboard pieces white with gesso and when dry I painted them with Metallique White Pearl which is more of a silvery white. Finally, I randomly inked the chipboard pieces with Brilliance pearlescent orchid ink. I cut my photo, so it fitted inside the frame.

My base is a sheet of vanilla cardstock 12”x12” layered with piece of Mirage cut to 11¾”x11¾”. Then I layered with another piece of vanilla cut to 10”x10” and then the reverse side of a piece of mirage cut to 9¾”x 9¾”. I created a photo mat from a piece of fig swirl cut to 6⅛”x5⅛” and the reverse side of a piece of Vista cut to 6”x5” and placed this ¾” from the left-hand side and top of the grey side of mirage.

I cut two strips of Vanilla measuring 2”x10”and 10”x1⅛” and then added two strips from mirage and Vista. I placed the larger strip, so it ran top to bottom on top of the piece of Mirage ½” from the right-hand edge and cut a heart border on my silhouette from vanilla and Mirage. I then placed the smaller strip running left to right and ¾” from the bottom edge of Mirage and added a strip of lace ribbon.

I finished off by adding the botanical garden flowers and the Dream title. I cut a rocking horse on my silhouette and attached it with a spring, so it rocks.

All the papers I edged with Brilliance Pearlescent Orchid.

Products Used:

Scrapaholix June Main Kit & Add On Kit -

Extra cardstock and papers used.

1 x Vanilla

2 x Mirage

Other products used

Green Tara Botanical Garden - Pale Pink — The Mad Scrapper

Dusty Attic String of Hearts Frame set — The Mad Scrapper

Finnabair Art Alchemy Acrylic Paint - Metallique White Pearl — The Mad Scrapper

Scor-Tape - 1/4" Double Sided Tape — The Mad Scrapper

Scor-Tape - 1/8" Double Sided Tape — The Mad Scrapper

From my own stash:

American Crafts ribbon

Pink Rhinestone

Brilliance Pearlescent Orchid Ink

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