11/03/17

Hello everyone. Christin here with a layout with the wonderful Take Note Collection.

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Back to school is usually in the fall so I used a lovely blue leafy background to go wiht the layout. Since the papers under the white leaves are so dark I wanted to keep the background much lighter.

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I cut out one whole piece of the mat for the cutfile and didn’t adhere it completely to the white leaves giving it some extra dimemsion

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It might not show much but this falls favorite book is Alice in Wonderland and sitting enjoying the book outside. I used mrag cards and library card pockets for my layers under the photo and even placed the photo inside a pocket.

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The bookmarks are perfect too for layers. I only trimmed the ribbon slightly at the top.

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I used the cork paper as a background to get an extra frame feeling and stitched all around the edge. It might be time consuming, but it gives the layout just a little bit extra.  If I feel I need more contrast I add a dark color along the edge, but if I have enought contrast like in this layout I go for a much lighter color when picking thread.

Collection used: Take note

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