Monday, September 29, 2008

Jessica- "Happy Birthday to You"

Happy Birthday to You
by Jessica Summers
Patterned Paper: Fancy Pants- Floral Chic "My Sweetie," "Merriment." Kewl Line "Exquisite."
Chipboard: Fancy Pants Biggest Board- Tabs, Tags, and Doodles
Felt: Fancy Pants Fun Felt
Buttons: Fancy Pants, Daisy D's
Paint: Making Memories
Die Cuts: Cricut with Jasmine Cartridge
Rubons: Love, Elsie
Miscellaneous: Brads, Embroidery Thread
First paint your chipboard white; set aside to dry.
Using the Cricut and the Jasmine cartridge, cut 7 diamonds, ranging in size. Cut in half to resemble a banner. Use Rubons to spell out "Happy Birthday." Secure on the embroidery thread using brads.
Back the circle with patterned paper. Embroider around the chipboard. Attach the banner to the chipboard and adhere to your layout.
Attach your photos, using foam squares for your main photo.
Adhere the fun felt in the open space. Outline carefully with a black marker.
Using a pen, curl the bottom of various pennant pieces to add more dimension.


Genevieve said...

Gorgeous LO! The colors are so vibrant. Excellent selection.

How do you store an LO like this? Do you frame it? Chop of the side to put it in a book? Just curious.

Em said...

Gorgeous work Jess. This layout really 'pops'. Love it :)

Mireille said...

jess love everything about this.. love how it walks "of the side".. and love the guirlande..
awesome work!