Cathy here, with a LO to share using the gorgeous new Beautiful You Collection. I love this collection as it so soft and feminine and a perfect range if you are into fussy cutting some of your elements.
To create this LO I started with the reverse side of the Beautiful You-Fresh and New pp as my background which I altered with various mixed media techniques and washi tape accents.
I love to fussy cut my pp’s to create elements. Here I used the Beautiful You-So You paper, cutting out some of the beautiful rose accents and attaching them with foam dots to give them dimension. I layered them under the new wooden garden gate embellishment. I cut the gate into 2 parts to frame my photo and altered the pieces by coating with gesso, then randomly applying aged embossing enamel and a few splashes of glimmer mist. Once dry I lightly stamped over the gates with a script stamp.
The country roses fit in perfectly with this range of pp’s. To make them go further, I love to pull them apart into 2 sections which makes a lovely blossom and a sweet rose bud.
There is a title word on the Beautiful You-So You pp which I cut out and trimmed down from the word Beautiful to Beauty, to become part of my “All Natural Beauty” title. I layered this with one of the new ornate frames – elegance white, which I cut in half lengthways.
The Beautiful You-Journal Sheet is so versatile. The journal labels are a great to add journalling to your LO’s as well as being the perfect size for cardmaking. I have used the pretty little butterfly label to frame my title words.
MHC Paper Collection: Beautiful You – Fresh and New, Beautiful You – So You, Beautiful You – Journal Sheet
MHC Flowers: Country roses – ivory, Idyllic – white
MHC Frames – Ornate Frames – elegance white
MHC Wood Elements – garden gate
Thanks so much for stopping by.