Hey there, friends! Missy Whidden here with my first blog post here at Pinkfresh Studio. I have two new layouts to share today using the new Everyday Musings collection. I just love the bright colors and all of the happy images!
For my first layout, I used the Pinkfresh Studio Liquid Watercolors on the background. I tore the Small Things patterned paper in half and attached it to some white cardstock. I coated a lot of the paper with white gesso to fade out some of the patterns. This helps the watercolor to pop off the page as well as the photos. I knew right away that I wanted to tuck my photos into a few of the Journaling Pockets.
I love that the Journaling Pockets can be used in multiple ways. I embellished on top of the pockets using floral Gold Puffy Accent Stickers, Die Cuts and Puffy Stickers. I also did some gold machine stitching around the edges of the pockets for added detail and texture.
I also used a few of the Chipboard Frames as layers behind the photos and pockets. They create great dimension and pops of color. Here I tucked in more floral die cuts and puffy stickers.
For my second layout, I began with a beautiful butterfly cut file from Paige Evans. I used multiple patterned papers to back the flowers and leaves, and I just love how it turned out. Again, I used white cardstock for the background, and I coated most of it with clear gesso to start. I used the Liquid Watercolors again to add some light shading behind the cut file. I tucked my photo under the edges of some of the flowers.
I thought this Gold Puffy Accent Sticker was perfect for the title. I toned down the shine of the gold by smudging some white gesso over it. I love how it looks! I did add some adhesive foam under the photo & cut file to create some dimension.
Aren't these colors so pretty? I love that deep blue the most! I added in some matching thread under the cut file here to add a pop of that color in a messy & whimsical way.
I created a little cluster of goodies over to the left of the photo including Puffy Stickers, Die Cuts & one of the Layered Stickers. I used a few of the Pocket Cards as layers behind the photo.
Here's one more close-up of all the beautiful colors!
I hope these projects inspire you in some way! This new collection is just adorable, and it's a lot of fun to use. Thank you so much for stopping by, and have a great week!