Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Technique Tuesday Blog Hop

Hi everyone!  I'm so excited to be a guest over at  Technique Tuesday this month and to be a part of the May Release Blog Hop today! Hopefully you have arrived from Allison Arbour's blog.  I am your second stop in the hop and today I have a scrapbook layout to share with you.

I was sent the pretty Beautiful Butterflies Stamp Set to create with which I've used on my page today along with the Essentials Stitched Labels Dies .

I love that there are three different sizes of butterflies in this set and a lovely selection of sentiments to choose from as well.  I stamped the butterflies and sentiment in black ink onto plain white cardstock then cut them all out ready to use.  I also used the largest label die to cut a tag to go behind my photos.
As I put my page together I thought about adding colour to the butterflies, however I found they stood out and looked gorgeous all on their own in black and white.  I love the looks of them in contrast to the other splashes of colour on the page!


I added machine stitched butterfly trails to the page for each butterfly using my sewing machine, then stitched along the journaling strips and sentiment as well to add some subtle texture.

You can see my process in the video below (expand to full screen for best viewing)...


Your next stop in the hop is Yasmin Diaz and you can find the full blog hop list below...

Allison Arbour
Sheree Forcier (you are here!)
Yasmin Diaz (your next stop!)
Ana Anderson
Jung AhSang
Natasha Kara
Dana Kirby
Amy Kolling
Latisha Yoast
Emily Leiphart 
Kymona Tracey
Noreen Borys
Nathalie DeSousa
Seeka
     
Enjoy the rest of the hop and thank you so much for stopping by!
Sheree x


7 comments:

  1. wow your page is beautiful.I want to try this on a layout. I am trying to do some layouts for my grand daughters 7th Birthday. It is teh first time i am trying out ayouts and there is so much to learn. Thanks for teh inspiration

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    1. Thank you so much! I hope you'll try a little stamping on your layouts!

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  2. Beautiful page! Lovely butterflies.

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  3. I love your layout Sheree! I want to do a layout just to be able to make some butterfly embellies like these!

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  4. Gorgeous layout Sheree! Your butterfly embellishments are really amazing!

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  5. A very pretty layout. It looks clean and sharp. Leaving the butterflies black and white makes the page a stunner.

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