Hello everyone. Christin here today with a new layout with the Sweet Nothings collection. There is something I have wanted to do for a while, but I haven’t felt I had the right photo for it and that was going really big with a picture on a layout. I have an A3+ printer I have wanted to use for a layout.   Then I finally took this winter picture of my 7 year old (with a Minecraft beanie knitted by me…) and the background felt perfect for a big picture.

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The paper I had isn’t quite 12×12 so I added a frame using cardstock and the darkest paper in the collection.

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I used a cut file to cut out the xoxo. A big picture demanded a big title.  But I also wanted a subtitle and for that I mixed puffy stickers with ephemera.

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To add even more contrast I hand stitched in black over half the picture – in the lightest parts. And added some puffy sequins here and there.

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Don’t be afraid to try something new and go BIG or go really small. I encourage you to try different sizes for the pictures in your layouts.

Fancy Pants Designs collection used: Sweet Nothings