For this weeks SSD, I started by looking for inspiration. I was looking on Printerest and message boards for inspiration but nothing really jumped out and grabbed my attention. It wasn't until I was moving some things around my scrap room where I came upon my binder of Shimelle Lain classes. I just thought for the fun of it I would open the book and just look at the pictures and see if anything spoke to me. Then, there it was. The layout just jumped off of the page and I knew I had to use this design. It was perfect. I loved how you could used several papers so you could get a hint of each pattern. So now I had my plan.
Next came inspiration. It is so true when the say inspiration can happen anywhere and that is exactly what happened. Sandra (ohsnapgonzo on YouTube) and I were having a Skype scrapbook crop one night and I showed her what the modeling paste, that I had made, did. She loved how it got all puffy. Then she said I should do a layout using clouds on the top of a page. So I was keeping this in mind while I was picking my papers.
I chose a paper pad that I purchased from Studio Calico for March, called Neverland. I loved how their was some cloud paper and city skyline paper. Now that I had the paper, I knew what photo I wanted to use. I kept that in the back of my mind while I was pulling the rest of my embellishments. I placed everything down on my desk and then put the picture on top. GENIUS!!!! It looked brilliant!
I couldn't wait to get started, so I got to it right away. The farther into the layout I got, the more awesomer it got. (Awesomer, is that even a word.) I just loved how it turned out.
The process video is below:
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