Happy Halloween CP fans! It’s Ashley, with a new layout using the Cool Kid collection for a Halloween themed layout. I know I’ve said it before, but I love how versatile this collection is. I’ve already used it for everyday layouts of our son, travel themed projects, a back to school layout, and now I’m using it for a Halloween layout!
Last year, our son wanted to be The Flash for Halloween. The colors in the Cool Kid collection coordinated perfectly with the colors in his costume. I decided to go with a full patterned paper background and used the Handsome patterned paper. I really liked the look of the Red and White stripes in the background. Since I had a lot of Red in the photo, I needed to break up the striped pattern a bit, so I layered the Boys Club patterned paper behind the photo.
The Play Thickers worked great for the title of my layout. I loved the contrast of the wood letters against the Black patterned paper. I also wanted to repeat the word brave on the layout, since our son was a superhero. I used a mix of the Puffy Phrase & Accent Stickers and Pennants. And I loved that the Puffy Phrase & Accent Stickers and Wood Embellishments both included a lightning bolt. They are a fun complement to The Flash costume!
Most of my embellishments are clustered around the photo, so I decided to create a scattered look on the layout, using some of the stars from the Embellishment pack. I randomly placed them around the layout and adhered them with liquid adhesive. Then I sprinkled on some Black Color Shine to emphasize the scattered look.
The Cool Kid collection worked great for a Halloween layout, even though it’s not a Halloween themed collection. Think of fun ways you can use the Cool Kid collection to focus on your child’s costume, on your next layout!
Supplies: Crate Paper Cool Kid Handsome (680475), Crate Paper Cool Kid Boys Club (680468), Crate Paper Cool Kid Ephemera Pieces (680483), Crate Paper Cool Kid Embellishments (680487), Crate Paper Cool Kid Stars (680486), Crate Paper Cool Kid Wood Embellishments (680489), Crate Paper Cool Kid Play Thickers (680480), Crate Paper Cool Kid Accent Stickers (680484), Crate Paper Cool Kid Pennants (680488), Crate Paper Cool Kid Puffy Phrase and Accent Stickers (680481)