Tuesday, July 30, 2013

You Are Fabulous PLUS Exciting News

Kristen, the owner of Lily Bee Design, designed some exclusive papers and a stamp for Gossamer Blue's June kit and Lori, the owner of Gossamer Blue invited a few of the Lily Bee designers to design with the kits. You can see my 1st 2 layouts HERE and HERE.

This 3rd layout was created based on a day at the park with my little fashionista daughter, swinging on the swings. She just wanted to go higher and higher and higher.  This is one of those layouts that I look back on and just LOVE. Like I seriously fell in love with it. I put a lot of heart into it with lots of measuring, cutting, re-cutting, distressing, punching, sewing, layering, etc. Most of all, though, I love how the focus is still on that cute little girl, flying high on the swings.


My title could be any of the statements in the layout but I intended the title to be the one you see below, "You Are Fabulous". I used the Lori Whitlock file she created for this GB kit and added a pre-printed sentiment from the kit.




Mitering these prints together should have been an easy task. I cut them and then lined the paper up over the 2nd cut where I wanted it to be positioned, cut it and somehow, they didn't line up when I tried to adhere them to the background paper. Like, one side was even skinnier than the other in some places and they were cut the same size. I am sure some math whiz, like my hubby, could tell me why but I made them work.

I punched an edge using my American Crafts Knock-Out punches and then cut it off and flipped it over onto itself to give a tone on tone look. I did a simple side by side stitch to adhere it to the page. The rest of the page was a lot of tucking and layering and popping and stamping.

I hope you enjoy this page as much as I enjoyed creating it! Thanks for stopping by today.

Okay, before you go, I'm exciting to tell you my exciting news. Lori has invited me and a couple of others to join the Gossamer Blue Design Team. I am so thrilled to be among such amazing talent!  I'm busy right now creating with the August kit and the new Life Pages (AWESOME!). HERE is the new Design Team announcement details and the August LookBook. Now head on over there and leave some love!

12 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

CONGRATS!! That's AWESOME!!!! So deserving! LOVING your lo! Loveeeee the colors and the stitching!

beckyjune said...

That page is amazing and they are so lucky to have you! Congrats!

Diana Fisher said...

Love this page!! And congrats again on GB!

Laurel said...

Awesome page and congrats to you!

Tina said...

Beautiful page! And Congrats!

Amy Coose said...

So happy for you, Heather, and I love the page!!

Ashley Horton said...

Such a fun page, Heather!! Love the layering and clustering around your photos, and the different patterned papers in the Chevron design!! Congrats on being one of the new DT for Gossamer Blue!

Kimberly Kett said...

LOVE this!! Such a fun page!

Aline Marengo said...

I Loved it!!!!

Juliana Michaels said...

What a fun layout! Love the stitched chevron border!!!

Diana Waite said...

VERY exciting news--CONGRATS!! LOVE the layout the chevron down the side is AWESOME!

Georgia Milton said...

Great news! Congratulations! Your daughter is such a sweetie and the layout is just adorable!

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