I hope you are planning a relaxing, Father-lovin' weekend.
I'm bringing you another cruise vacation layout today using an awesome sketch from the wonderful Stick It Down blog.
Here is the original sketch:
I had so much fun with this!
I loved how the paper seemed to fade on the original sketch, so I tried to recreate that a bit.]
I gessoed my patterned white paper in a faded way and placed a transparency over the gessoed portion. Then I used gesso again along the seam and used HS Metallic Texture paste with a triangle pattern (to match the boy's bathing suit). I love how it turned out!
I've been working on remembering my pop dots lately!
I also used this fab mood board from my Paper Issues friends:
I just loved how BRIGHT it is, so I totally went with it with this pink/orange paper I've been hoarding for years. I was also influence by the popsicles, our current family obsession!
He is such a cool pool dude! :)
and we for sure had
Thanks for looking!!
Pink/orange paper - Doodlebug
Diamond paper - Pink Paislee
transparency paper - American Crafts
Ephemera - Pebbles
Chipboard - me and my big ideas
Texture Paste and stencil - Heidi Swapp
Green alphas - Amy Tangerine
Yellow alphas - Fancy Pants
dude alphas - Sassafrass
Pink cloud sticker - Studio Calico