In case a reminder would be of help, this week's Creative Weekly is hosting the theme, "Color Collage"; an intricate assembly of layers using both shades and tints of a single color family. Take for instance this first layout from our brand new team member, Jeanette Lee. Her floral bouquet of peach, pink and reds is a bold, sweetly-crafted collage reminiscent of Spring with lots of layers of prettiness and warmth.
Red; it's boldness intrigues me, and it's the perfect color for any occasion. Wanting to achieve a spectrum of 'reds' in my layout, I chose different shades of red embellishments and papers across the Party Day and DIY Shop collections. The white background has splatters of red mist to highlight the color even more.
I cut out several die-cuts found in the double-sided die-cut sheets and accent cards from the ephemera packs. I placed them either horizontally or vertically, completing the collage design. This helped to achieve clean and simple lines throughout the layout.
This layout talks about the common traits shared with my niece. In this case, it's love for a particular type of biscuit.
We are in the potty training stage at our house; which as many of us know, it's a day-to-day challenge. Many days, we are singing the "potty training blues", so I wanted to document the "real" in our life right now. I used a combination of the Maggie Holmes collection, as well as bits and pieces of Acorn Avenue to pull the blue themed layout together.
When I first received the Color Collage challenge, my first thought was to use my favorite color, aqua, but then I kept reaching for embellishments in this soft green color. It went really well with my canister of mint tea. One thing I did in making this collage was to use a lot of vellum. I typed my journaling straight onto vellum and then layers it throughout the page. I think it helps to soften the collage and gives it more of a vintage look.