Happy Monday, crafty peeps!
It’s Elodie on the blog today with a new layout featuring the super pretty Hello Lovely collection that you can find here in the CVS online store. I played along with last week’s summer theme and used a large photo of my little one playing on the beach a couple of years ago.
To go with this cute summery pic, I wanted to create a little scene and decided to make a shining sun on my page. And this design was just perfect for my little miss sunshine!
To make the sun, I drew a circle on one side of the photo using a pan as a template and cut it following the pencil lines. I then handstitched the borders with white thread and placed it on the background with foam squares to make it stand out.
For the sunbeams, I used paper banners from the ephemera pack as well as strips that I cut out in the Delightful, Glimmer, Confetti, Lucky Dip and Flower Patch papers. I stamped the date on one of the banners, I gently folded up the sides of the strips to add a little more dimension to my layout and tucked them under the photo. I love how the colorful embellies and paper strips pop against the black and white photo and background!
I had a lot of fun creating this summer page and I hope it inspires you to go big and use large photos on your layouts! Thanks so much for visiting the CVS blog today! Wishing you a lovely day and a great week ahead!