Happy

Good morning and Happy Saturday scrappers!

I’ve been playing with stencils and some new glitter paste from Bo Bunny. With anything new, I WANT every color, but always buy just one or two “basic” colors. So I bought black and gold. The black I used on a previous layout (One in a Million) and it spread evenly using a heart stencil by Heidi Swapp. So when I opened it up to use the gold, I expected the same results. But that didn’t happen. It came out clumpy and uneven. Ugh…it was UGLY. So I thought it was my paint brush and the size of it, so I went with a smaller one and nope, that wasn’t working either. It spread thinly….but not even. It was see-through! NOT the effect I wanted! So then I grabbed my gold gelato and used that first with the heart stencil. Then came back and “painted” on the gold glitter paste. And THAT, my scrappy friends, is the result I wanted!

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I let it dry overnight and came back to it, layering my papers, my photo and other embellies and OMG….LOVE how it turned out!

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I used MME “My Story” collection. I usually don’t buy all of a collection by MME, but this one spoke to me. The bold patterns. The flowers. The GOLD. LOVE it!

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My favorite part of this collection has got to be the die cuts. I had bought the paper pack, stickers, chipboard, brads, veneers and enamel dots at a local scrapstore called Wooten’s in southern California back in January. While I was at Hobby Lobby earlier this week, I saw that they had MME die cuts too! And lo and behold, “My Story” was one of them! I just LOVED them. And that banner at the top is from that package. I thought it was the PERFECT touch!

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This layout is based on this week’s Let’s Get Sketchy sketch:

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I LOVED the cascading stars with little sprinkles and all the layers! The design is awesome too!

This layout is also for ACOT’s Guest Designer Challenge #4 – “Happy Place”. The challenge was to scrap about your happy place, whatever it is. For me, its my scrap room. And since I just had a crop at my house last month, and we took a group picture, I thought it was perfect!

TFL! 🙂

7 comments on “Happy

  1. Brandy this is awesome!!!! I absolutely love your stenciled hearts! Can’t go wrong with gold EVEr! Looks great with that paper line and all the cute doe cuts and chipboard embellies!!!
    Gorgeous layout!

  2. I just LOVE this page, Brandy! It’s officially my favorite one you’ve ever done. I know I say that, but this one is really it! LOL! 🙂 I love love the glittery hearts so much! And the color – terrific! Great job!

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