Here is a challenge that finally puts all my pinning to good use. I wish blogger had smileys to insert here. LOL! The ultra talented Sis from Paper, Craft and Scissors has challenged us to try something new from Pinterest. Her blog is a great place to visit for some crafty inspiration! Stop on by when you get a chance!
I decided to try this type of layout that I found via Pinterest that led me to this blog, Casa De Ge. This blogger has some great layouts. What I liked about this technique was that you are supposed to be looking out a plane window. I didn't have a picture with a wing for my aerial picture, but I liked the way the layout turned out anyway. So what makes this a new technique for me? The windows are directly cut into the paper and the picture is also cut. Simple, right? Well, not so much for me. I went through 3 pieces of nice cardstock before I got the size right. Now, most crafters would have used a piece of scrap for a test cut, but that's not how I roll. I made good with one of the papers I left three gaping holes in by using it as a mat for the layout. The other paper is now becoming a card. At least it all ended well. LOL!
I printed a 5x7 picture that we took when we were leaving St. Croix to use for the layout. I was sure it would fit the windows, but once again, the picture was a tiny bit too short for the windows. That was when a light bulb finally came on and I cut the picture into three pieces. Duh! The picture above was how it looked when I tested it and was thrilled that it finally fit! I adhered the picture much neater and attached it to the layout. Here is my version of the Pinterest layout.
The background paper is Little Yellow Bicycle and the plane window if from K & Company. Everything is from my stash!
I am very excited that I completed yet another NSD project! I hope to get at least one more done over the next couple of days!
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