Today I am creating with the new Mini collection Pumpkin Spice paper pack designed by Sue Smyth. This collection has loads of potential for creating Halloween layouts, however, I chose to create a non-Halloween style page.
Metal embellishments – lock, chain
and key (own stash)
Cheesecloth (muslin) roughly cut
into small pieces
Archival ink – ground expresso
Sentiment (words or saying)
The following 5 sheets were used
from the mini-collection in this project and can be purchased from Bee Arty
click on the link to secure a set - Pumpkin
Spice mini-collection paper pack by Sue
Bottom background layer sheet,
distress the edge of the sheet with Archival ink – ground expresso.
Sheet used to second layer.
Fussy cut several tags, distress the cut tags with Archival ink – ground expresso.
Fussy cut out clusters of flowers, see
next image for example of flower clusters.
Fussy cut an array of elements from
the cut-out sheet, distress all cut elements with Archival ink – ground expresso.
Fussy cut around the wreath,
distress with Archival ink – ground expresso
Cut a floral section within the
wreath, distress with ground expresso.
Cut a several pieces of cheese cloth
(muslin), tease out the threads for an organic look. Staple to background sheet in several places
Adhere the cut wreath to the
background sheet with liquid glue.
Back each of the cut tags with an
off-cut cardboard pieces.
Back all of the fussy cut clusters
of flowers with cardboard off-cuts also.
To one of the tags secure the key
(with chain) onto the card. Add a butterfly
and flower embellishments to the tag.
To another tag perforate a hole at
the top, adhere the metal lock to the tag and add a piece of ribbon,
The third tag has butterfly and clear
Add a selection of other
embellishments around the page using foam tape to layer the elements. Some
elements (small flower clusters were double foam taped to add extra height). Add more muslin pieces to alternative layers as
The final step is to add a
sentiment saying to the page.
I hope you enjoy creating with this
colourful mini-collection, thank you for
stopping by and look forward to creating for you again soon.
Cheers from Linda
Inspired Art Journaling AU