Sunday, 22 May 2016

& Relax

Dashing in (as usual!) to share a layout I have up on the Like Forever Blog today.
Nicola, the owner of this fabulous kit club runs challenges on Sundays and this weeks one that I have created for is to add a household item to your page, PL or planner.
All the stash used on this page came from the Like Forever Kit 'Live Out Loud'.

I really wanted to use the circle wood veneer embellishment and decided to cut it in half for a different effect. I also painted it with blue acrylic paint to match in with the colours in the papers. Once it was all dry I gathered my photo, kit and my two household items together and had a play!
The photo is of one of our cats enjoying the Spring sunshine. I’m lucky that he’s a poser and quite happy to have a camera pointed at him, unlike our other two cats!

I backed some of the apertures with paper and the one’s  I left empty, I placed embellishments inside instead. This one has a little card from the Elle’s Studio Bit and Pieces pack, some clear sequins and a cute star made from some paper scraps.

This aperture has a die cut heart and button from the kit and a punched vellum circle.

I used the wooden ampersand from the Fancy Free Wood Veneer pack as part of my title and the word ‘relax’ was made from the beautiful glitter Thickers in the kit. I added some more little stars to accompany the title.

This photo shows the safety pin that I used as one of my household items. It is very small so it was a bit tricky to get through the die cut (helps if the die cut is not glued to the page first!).

Using a paper straw as one of my household items was my first thought when given this challenge. I have a few different colours of straws in my stash (I mean in my house!) so I picked the colour that matched the papers. As the photo was partly on the wooden circle and therefore raised from the page I used the straw to support the other edge of the photo as well as an embellishment. The length of twine is simply threaded through the straw and tied off into a bow.

Like Forever is a UK based kit club. If you would like further information you can visit the blog HERE and the shop HERE.

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your Sunday.
Kerry. xx


  1. Hello Kerry! How are you? Lovely layout! So cute.

  2. Just sent you an email re: mask I used on cocoa vanilla layout :) hope that helps