I learned how to created a shaped title in my Silhouette software and decided to give it a try. It was actually really easy! I learned by watching this video by Ashley Horton. I used the Amy Tan Rise & Shine collection on this, and used various patterned papers to back all those cut out letters. I like this kind of design because it automatically creates a place for your photos & embellishments to go...right inside the circle.
If you know my work, then you know I love mixed media. I went very light on this and only added a bit of ink spray and gelatos to my background. I just wanted a bit of a darker teal peeking out from under the photo and embellishments. I layered lots of paper under the photo, and I added some washi tape, that cute "love" wood veneer and a few flair buttons. I also stitched around the inner circle with grey thread.
Here's a look at the backed letters...a very easy and fun technique to get lots of color and pattern around your page without it being too busy.
I punched this "just having fun" piece from a piece of patterned paper, and that pretty clear sticker is from this collection. That cute flair button is from my stash. I love to add tangled thread under them.
Here's one last close-up of the layers and the other cute flair button.
Here's a video of how this layout came together from start to finish. Hope you enjoy!
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