Welcome to the Best Friends FURever Blog Hop where we will be featuring products from our Best Friends FURever collection. If you have come here from Darlys Recker’s blog, you are on the right path! When you are finished reading my post, you can click on the link at the end to move to the next blog. This blog hop is simple, fun, and full of artwork created by some very talented consultants. If you get lost along the way, you’ll find the complete list of participating consultants on Melinda’s Blog.
When I first saw the Best Friends FURever papers, I couldn’t wait to make a layout of our little furball.♥ Now that the kids are grown, I have just as many, if not more photos of her than I do of my kids. She is our little lap dog who brings us so much joy, and I can’t image life without her.
Let me walk you through how I created this layout.♥ I started by adding some Opaque Texture Paste to a striped Kraft paper. I designed a heart overlay in Design Space™, cut it from Vellum, and attached it to the page over the Texture Paste.
Most of the paper strips came from the Best Friends FURever paper packet. I was in need of one additional pattern and discovered that the Dots paper from the Mix-Ins pack matched♥ these papers perfectly. A chevron was cut into the bottom of each strip, the strips placed onto the background, then stitched with a sewing machine.
I added the photo with a Kraft paper mat, and some of the stickers from the Best Friends FURever paper pack. When adding embellishments to your projects, always make sure you have designed a Visual Triangle. This creates flow and balance to any layout.♥
I have created a short process video to teach you about creating a Visual Triangle and show you how I created the elements on this layout.
Now ‘Hop” on over to Melinda Everitt’s blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their blogs to get some great crafting tips and other fun ideas. These Best Friends FURever products are only available through December 31st, while supplies last, so be sure to contact your CTMH Consultant, or visit my website to order the supplies to make this layout.
♥I can’t wait to see what you create!
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