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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

My Happy Place - Felicity Jane Willow

Hi there,  I took the photo that I am scrapping today with my cellphone in the golden hour just before sunset.  Since we bought time share at Beacon Isle in 2006, this has become the place where I switch off totally.  The setting is beautiful and being close to the beach has an amazing affect on me...it calms and soothes me in a way that is difficult to describe.  I used the beautiful papers from the FJ Willow kit because it compliments the colours in the photo perfectly.

Supply list:  Patterned papers:  Felicity Jane Willow:  Cardstock: American Craft; Rubber charms: Felicity Jane (Caroline); Foam stickers;  Felicity Jane (Mila); Die cuts:  Felicity Jane (Willow); Enamel dots: Nuvo Crystal drop (Wedgewood blue); Embroidery Floss: DMC; Ink: Distress Ink (Tattered Rose, Squeezed lemonade); Flourish Stencil:  Scrapbook Studio, Lace Stencil: Tim Holtz; Glitter: Crazy Crafts; Border Punch: XCut; Doily: stash.

I used this sketch by Laura Whitaker:

Some close ups:
Some layering.

 I LOVE this border punch.  I fussy cut the floral from the floral paper in this collection.  You can also see the stenciling that breaks the white background.  The little black rubber heart covers a mistake made with the Nuvo Crystal drops.

 Lots of paper layers outlined in black ink to create separation.  The "my happy place" is a rubber charm and the "this"is a foam sticker.  Love the combination of textures.

 My page wouldn't be complete without some hand stitching somewhere.
 The glittery white flourish is better seen in real life and doesn't show up well on the photo.

A different angle.

Thank you so much for visiting my blog today.  I hope you found some inspiration here ♥♥

6 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous! LOVING the colors and layers!!!!!!!!!!

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  2. ah yes. the place looks like somewhere I could go too and turn off all the noise of life for a while.. beautiful papers and colors and lovely sketch you have been inspired by.. the stitching is a wonderful addition to all the lovely embellishing.. a lovely layout..

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  3. Okay, this maybe my all-time fave layout that you have created. The background work and the colors/patterns you've chosen really enhance the photograph. Oh how I wish I could scrap like you!

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  4. Always find inspiration on your blog special lady. Another gorgeous layout and I love your photo of your happy place.

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  5. Hullo! Surprised? Hahaaa! Just felt like doing some blog hopping for a change! This is one of my favest of all FJ kits, I think....that punch? YUMMO!!! Looks brill - frames everything so nicely....& so absolutely get why you love the sea and sand :)

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