Friday, May 31, 2013

Year 12 Formal

 I am sharing a layout I created for the Couture Creations Blog using a photo from my son's year 12 formal last year.
This is Brayden with his girls, one is his girlfriend and the other two are his best girl friends, I love that he has a close friendship with the girls. It means he treats them all with respect, which make me proud.

For this layout I chose to turn the photo to black and white as there too many colours for the type of layout I wanted as you can see with the original photo

I  used the yet to be released Sophia Decorative Dies and the embossing folders from the Elegance Collection which have just been released.

To start die cut the Beradi Heart Die and 2 of the Matiloa Flourish Die from cardstock,  emboss the Beradi Heart Die with the Extra Loren Embossing Folder

sand lightly using the Couture Creations Sanding Block

Cut a strip of patterned paper 1.5" x 11" and emboss with Extra Confetti Embossing Folder working the strip through the slot at the top of the Embossing Folder.

sand lightly using the Couture Creations Sanding Block

Distress all the edges of your patterned paper with Couture Creations Scissors

Tear a small section on the bottom of your page and adhere a section of the second Matiloa Flourish Decorative Die  under the base page.

here is a close up look at the detail

Couture Creations Products Used
CO723492 Sophia Decorative Die Beradi
CO723493 Sophia Decorative Die Matiloa
CO723445 Elegance Embossing Folder Extra Loren
CO723446 Elegance Embossing Folder Extra Confetti
CO721999 Pearls Café Crème
CO723060 Sanding Block
CO721955 Non Stick Craft Scissors
CO721962 Foam Tape 6mm
CO721984 Doublesided Tape 12mm & CO721983 3mm

Other Products
Teresa Collins Memories Collection
Teresa Collins Bling
Maya Road Tulle Trim

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Happy Creating Kerrie
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