Hello friends! I hope your all having a great day. I am very excited to be participating in this fun hop with PaperHouse Productions and Xyron. Both are amazing companies. I used the Xyron Tape Runner throughout my layout to adhere all of my paper.
Our theme for this hop is Family. I decided to scrap a couple of photos of my two boys and their cousins. They came over one night and were all playing Scrabble. The game didn’t last very long, lol. They started arguing about which words were considered words and which weren’t. I decided to break up the argument with a silly photo shoot.
I chose to use the Paper House Productions One Big Happy Family Collection. This collection is perfect for capturing these moments. The colors really lend themselves to masculine or feminine layouts.
I kept my design pretty simple. I cut out big arrows which would point to my photos. I added some faux stitching with a white gel pen. I also added some simple layers behind my two photos.
I decided to place my tittle in the center of the page. I used a patterned paper strip that matched my wood grain background. I placed it going the opposite direction of the wood grain in the background. I used a combination of white letter stickers from the Discover USA Papercrafting kit and blue letter stickers from the Let Freedon Ring Washington DC Papercrafting Kit.
I then used my sewing machine and some orange thread and did a zig zag stitch through the whole tittle. I added some flower stickers to both ends and raised the whole piece up on dimentional foam. I also added some stitching at the top and bottom of the layout.
I could not wait to use my Xyron sticker maker, I punched out some circles to create banners underneath my tittle and bottom photo and I ran them all through the Xyron sticker maker. I love making my own stickers.
Thanks so much for stopping by! XOXO -Katty