Be Happy Add-On: Best Ever

Hello Scrapbook Circle Friends! Today I am sharing a bright, cheery layout made with the December add-on, Be Happy.



When I first opened my kit, I was immediately drawn to the adorable Crate Paper bows – especially the turquoise – and bonus, it matches my photo perfectly!


With this project, I wanted to keep the elements mostly centered on the page, so I strayed from my usual 12 x 12 layout and cut the paper down to 8 1/2 x 11. Doing this allowed me cluster my elements without feeling as if there was too much negative space. However, I did sew strips of patterned paper on the top and bottom borders of the page to anchor everything.


When creating clusters of embellishments, I tried to use mainly circle-shaped elements to keep everything consistent. I love all of the goodies in the Be Happy Add-On because everything matches so well!


With all of my embellishments in place, I created a title with the acrylic sentiment and added a small bit of journaling below it. My final touch was to add a few splatters of paint and some of the Reset Girl enamel dots. What I love most about this layout is that the photo is quite old, yet it has a modern feel because of the fun papers and embellishments!


Thank you for stopping by today! Don’t forget to visit the Scrapbook Circle of Friends Facebook group to see other projects as well as details on this month’s challenge.







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