Summer Layout

Kim Watson
Summer Layout

SUPPLIES:  Cardstock: (kraft) American Crafts  Patterned paper: (See You, Hello from Letterbox collection; Faye Needleworth from Craft Fair collection; aqua wave dots) American Crafts; (Green Crosshatch from Front Porch collection, Hotel Lobby from Town Square collection) Jenni Bowlin Studio; (Measuring Cups, Tea Cakes from Nook & Pantry collection) BasicGrey; (doodled flower) K&Company  Specialty paper: (glossy photo)  Rubber stamp: (date) Michaels  Dye ink: (black) Close To My Heart  Color medium: (black pen) Sakura  Accents: (newsprint, white paper flowers) Prima; (pink brad) American Crafts; (bird epoxy button) K&Company; (checked epoxy button) BasicGrey; (blue flower) BoBunny Press; (tiny vintage flower, crocheted butterfly) Cocoa Daisy  Stickers: (laugh, memories, sentiment) Making Memories; (labels, butterfly badge, Lullaby alphabet) American Crafts; (heart) BasicGrey; (scalloped square die cut) Lily Bee Design; (silver staples)  Fibers: (white floss) Karen Foster Design  Tools: (border punches) Fiskars  Other: (photos)  Finished size: 12" x 12"


1 Punch border on cardstock; adhere to patterned paper base.

2 Punch border on cardstock; trim into strip and adhere. Stamp date.

3 Cut squares of patterned paper; adhere. Affix stickers and butterfly; staple.

4 Print photos on photo paper; adhere to scalloped die cut. Tie on floss and adhere. Stitch lines.

5 Adhere flowers, buttons, and brad. Cut heart from patterned paper and adhere with foam tape.

6 Draw journaling lines; write journaling.


My Inspiration

I let Julia's card inspire me with its grid design and photo placement. I also used similar embellishments. To make sure the card and page complement each other, I used a kraft background like she did. 


Layouts Inspired by Cards

Check out our July/August 2010 issue of Paper Crafts for lots more card-to-layout creativity!


Online Product Guide

For more information on supplies used in this project, click HERE to see our online product guide.



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