Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Layouts make with Flea Market Collection from February's 'Love That' kit

The supplies for these layouts come from February's 'Love That' kit which is now on sale below. This collections is the Maggie Holmes 'Flea Market' collection by Crate Paper. The name 'Flea Market' makes me think of a dusty old market selling old pieces of distressed furniture amongst other junk but this collection has nice bright colours and interesting patterns. Perhaps my idea of a flea market is not particularly accurate.


The stitched frames in this month's kit coordinate with the 'Flea Market' collection and are actually fabric rather than paper or chipboard. They are therefore quite pliable and can lose their shape easily. I found that by sticking my photo down first it was then a lot easier to adhere the frame directly on top, rather than try to attach the frame to the photo before adding it to the layout. The detail on the stitched frames is really delicate, pretty and lovely. 

For this page design I've used one regular 6x4 portrait photo together with a little square photo (I think it's around 3x3). I don't always mix photo sizes, mainly because I have all my photos printed in a job lot each month in 6x4 format, so naturally I have a lot of those lying around, but I think the mix of one large and one small works well here. Ive embellished the layout using little pieces cut from one of the papers and this month's flag shaped Thickers are really cool.


I've used just the one photo this time and it didn't fit inside any of my frames particularly well so I've added a frame here for use in a different way...to hold my title. I had originally intended to write my journaling in the frame but somehow that didn't happen and the title ended up there instea. 


Kirei has designed this layout using the same supplies from this month's 'Love That' kit. You can see more details on her blog here, about how she made it.



February's kit 'Love That' is now on sale...

The kit contains:
4 x Crate Paper Maggie Holmes 'Flea Market' papers
3 x Teresa Collins 'You are my Happy' papers (two speciality foiled).
4 x Studio Calico 'Thataway' papers
3 x My Minds Eye 'Cupid's Arrow' papers (all speciality foiled).
4 x coordinating cardstock
American Crafts 'Thickers' alphabet stickers
Crate Paper Maggie Holmes 'Flea Market' stitched frames
Jenni Bowlin kraft tags
Studio Calico 'Thataway' Flair Badges
Whisker Graphics Mini paper bag (colours vary)
Red Baker's Twine

Plus...
8 sample layouts ALL of which can be made from this kit
Step-by-step written instructions for four of the sample layouts

February 2014 kit 'Love That' with subscription: £25 with free postage
(minimum 6 month subscription, subject to £30 cancellation fee if subscription terminated within the first 6 months

February 2014 kit 'Love That' 1 month only without subscription £30
Thanks very much and happy scrapping xx

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