Saturday, May 10, 2014

It's Just Her Thing

Happy Saturday, friends!  It's Missy here.  The layout I'm sharing today features some older Echo Park goodies...specifically the Record It 2 collection from a few years ago.  I created this for last week's Throwback Thursday challenge.  The rules were to use a collection at least two years old and to create your own background from plain cardstock.  (You can check out all the newer EP releases in the My Scraps store.)

I still have bits and pieces of this line left, and I just love it.  I used a sunburst stencil and some bright yellow Dylusions spray, stamps and spray ink to create my background.  I layered a few pieces of patterned paper behind my photo and then fussy cut a few flowers and the blue scalloped border on the right.  I added in several stickers and brads to finish it off.

I took some sandpaper to these red alphas.  They were just a tad brighter than I wanted, so this lightened them up perfectly and gave them a little bit of an edge.

Lots going on here...watercolor paint, stamping, pop dotted sticker, blingy brad and a stamp on a transparency.  That's a little trick I use sometimes if I want to stamp but don't quite know where.  I stamp it on a piece of clear transparency and then just cut it out.  I wouldn't have been able to stamp on the yellow thread, so this allowed me to layer the stamp on top.

More layers and stamping here.  The more I look at these detail shots, the more I love this collection!

I know you have LOTS of older collections lying around, so make a point to create a layout with some of it.  I love when you can take older goodies and make them "new" again!

Thanks for stopping by, and have a GREAT Mother's Day tomorrow!

Missy :)


  1. Missy - this is just gorgeous!

  2. So much goodness in this layout! Love the fussy cut elements, the layers, the sunlight and stamping, just gorgeous!

  3. Beautiful page, love how you did the layering too. ~Diane

  4. This is gorgeous! Love the sunrays and all the layers. Great tip about stamping on a transparency!

  5. Love all the layering and sanding the letters was the perfect touch!

  6. Looks great, very colorful and creative. Thanks for sharing.

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  7. I love the stamp on transparency tip....that's so smart, I was like ...DUH (why didn't I think of that!)!!! Love how colorful your layouts always are!!

  8. Fun colorful layout . . . love the sunburst!