Thursday, 10 April 2014

Elle's Studio April Inspiration Gallery

elle's studio exclusive april kit and inspiration gallery is now live! here's a look at the april kit! love the colors of the kit this month! i also love that mother's day tags are included so i can start making mother's day cards early! you will also be pleased to know that coordinating stamp, wood veneers and cut files also available!

these kits are going for $9.99 from now until the end of today (after 12.01 am on the 11th, it will retail for $11.99)! so grab yours from the shop now!

here's a look at what i made...


i started this page by pasting 3 pages of an old book on white card stock and painted some gesso over the pages. then i used the heart stamp from love you more collection and created a background with inks in various colors. after adding my photo, i had lots of fun embellishing the hearts. to finish off this layout, i then added my title, journaling and some ink splatters with mister huey mist.

ooh la la!

the starting point of this layout is the rainbow card from the kit. i place it in the middle of a white card stock and started fussy cut some hearts using patterned papers that coordinate with  the colors on the rainbow card. i used patterned paper from love you more and 2014 collections as the different color tones and prints give some dimension when the hearts are arranged together. for my photo, i layered it with vellum, doily and some cards from the kit. at this point, i thought the design looks a bit plain, so i added some ink splatters and embellishments. to finish off, i added a label with my journaling.

#1 mom

i love the #1 mom star tag from the april kit and wanted to use it to make a mother's day card. i first covered the white card with a layer of white tissue paper. i then fussy cut stars from patterned paper from the love you more collection and vellum. as i arranged the stars on the tissue paper, i thought the card looked a bit plain so to added some mist to further highlight the colors of the patterned papers. i choose to highlight gold, green and pink here. to make the stars stand out more, i drew outline on each of them. to finish off the card, i added some star wood veneer from everyday moment, a pink ribbon and some sequins. i also created a coordinated envelope by adhering a piece of patterned paper to a regular envelope.

to see more pictures of my layouts and card as well as the list of products used, visit my gallery here... do check out projects by the rest of the talented design team too!

thank you once again for dropping by! happy shopping and see you soon!

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