DT choice layout: sweet Ruby and Emma

By Jung AhSang

December 10, 2016

Hello friends!

I’m back from my little break, with a layout featuring our new baby girl Ruby and our fur baby Emma.  I have loved seeing how interested our pup is in her new sister.  It is the sweetest thing, and it makes my heart happy!

ahsang-sc-rubyandemma-1To create my layout, I used December’s Everyday Stories kit.  I used my tried and true grid layout design, since I had multiple photos I wanted to use in my layout.  I cut out a few squares from various pieces of pattern paper from the kit.  I love how the colors of the papers coordinate so well together, and I absolutely love that Maggie Holmes marbled paper!  To create a little more interest, I sewed 2 different papers together in a diagonal.  I arranged the papers and photos in a 3×3 grid, and adhered everything down.  To create more depth, I adhered a photo and a few of the papers with thin foam adhesive.  To embellish my layout, I added a butterfly punched from one of the pattern papers, the word sweet from Jillibean Soup, a mini phrase cut out of the Jillibean Soup pattern paper, enamel hearts from the reset girl, and journaling strips that I printed on my computer.  I trimmed the white cardstock, and mounted the entire layout to a Dear Lizzy pattern paper, keeping the branding strip on the bottom.  I sewed around the edges and added a few ink splatters to finish my layout.

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I know I have mentioned it before, but I am a huge fan of grid layouts.  I am detail oriented, and I often take lots of time with my ruler to make sure everything is straight and centered, so this layout makes me happy!

I hope you like my layout and are inspired to get your craft on!

 

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