This fun kit really inspired me to do some fun beach pages. I love these beautiful cool colors! Just click on the image above to purchase this kit.
Sweet Sweet Summertime
Supplies: Pink Paislee papers and border sticker and glitter brads, MM alpha stickers, Cosmo Cricket tiny type alphas, SNS ribbon and trim from the July kit, Prima flower, paints, unknown menu card and cardstock.
Techniques: the bright yellow cardstock is washed with ivory and white paint to give a softer color and texture, paper edges are distressed with scissors blades, cut out popsicles from paper and popped on 3D foam for an embellishment.
Place of Peace
Supplies: Cosmo Cricket and various paper scraps, MM and Pink Paislee and 7Gyspies stickers, Cosmo Cricket tiny type alphas, AC rubons, Kaiser Craft flowers, various buttons, ribbons and trim from July kit, handmade organza ruffle
Techniques: I cut and then gathered and hand sewed a ruffle from a strip of pale blue organza. I love how it echoes the ocean waves/foam.
Supplies: October Afternoon papers, MS border punch, MS label, AC thickers, Ribbon from July Kit and SNS store, Prima flowers, unknown button, mixed AC Thickers
Techniques: I chose to keep this layout very clean and simple since the photos are so manic. 🙂
The Mantsch Clan
Supplies: Crate and Pink Paislee papers, Prima and various other flowers, Various buttons, Pink Paislee papers, Cosmo Cricket tiny type alphas, American Crafts Thickers, Prima leaves, ribbons from July kit
Techniques: I created grosgrain ribbon springs by wrapping the ribbons around a chopstick and then baking until they held their shape.
Tide Pool Fun
Supplies: Bo Bunny and October Afternoon and Basic Grey papers, American Crafts thickers, Cosmo Cricket tiny type alphas, Brides flowers, trim from July kit
Techniques: For the little flower centers I used AC vinyl thickers pieces that never get used off of my sheets – the periods.
Supplies: Cosmo Cricket papers, Paper Studio and Cosmo Cricket alphas, SIS gaffer tape, unknown button, ribbon from July kit
Supplies: Cosmo Cricket papers, American Crafts thickers, ribbon from July Kit