Autumn is my favorite time of year! Some years the leaves last longer in their fall colors than other years. It depends on the big chinook winds we get! The time of year inspired me to use the pretty Leaves Background cut file (Design ID #217959) by Paige Taylor Evans + Silhouette.
I backed each leaf with 6×6 and 12×12 papers from Turn the Page and Take Me Away, both by Paige Taylor Evans & Pink Paislee. I made a large tag from Turn the Page paper and added a punched circle for the hole reinforcer and then hole punched it! I used chipboard, alphas and the title from Take Me Away to embellish! I even used a pattern background which is unusual from my normal white background! I love how the layout turned out!
Turn the Page is perfect for fall!
My Silhouette Cameo was humming yesterday! For this layout I used the super cool Cut and Fold Hearts (Design ID #223761) by Paige Taylor Evans + Silhouette. I actually cut the file twice, the first time with plain white card stock and the second time I used the rainbow striped Paper 22 from Turn the Page. I folded the hearts on each of the papers and then I “slipped” the rainbow paper hearts into the cut side of the white paper and folded the rainbow hearts back. I stitched a line through each row of hearts and fluffed up the edges. I trimmed around the heart paper and mounted it on a pretty pink Paper 10 from Turn the Page. I went to town with Turn the Page embellishments and used a title from the Take Me Away Collection. Along the edge of the page I tucked in my journaling and a few more embellishments!
The tucked away journaling is about how lately I have been thanking myself for some of the decisions my past self has made. One example is that every time I use the automatic needle threader on my sewing machine I am SO glad that I splurged on that feature over 16 years ago. I cannot see close up that well anymore without reading glasses so the automatic threader is the best!!
I love the dimension from the folded hearts!
This week my project for Hip Kit Club was to make a layout based on the weekly sketch challenge in the HKC Members Forum on Facebook! This weeks sketch was made by the lovely Beata Valint! I kept very close to the sketch and used so many gorgeous goodies from the September 2017 Hip Kits! I hand cut the hearts to scatter along the sides of the two “photo” areas and as an extra bonus I found out I can fit a 12×12 paper into the typewriter my neighbor gave me, so I added my journaling in the middle of the page and used the exclusive gold alpha for my title!
It is free to join the HKC Member Forum even if you are not a subscriber and the weekly sketches are such fun! Be sure to check it out!