I’m SOOO excited about December Daily this year and making all sorts of plans (more on that later) but first I have to finish last year’s album. I just got the rest of my pics printed and I’m busy getting it together. I just finished this layout using the September Freckled Fawn Kit. I am loving the black and white. SO much. So much I am really leaning towards a lot of black and white for this year’s December Daily. I need to pick up some extras from this kit!
I love big 6×8 pics in projects like this. When I pulled this one out of my stack I knew it would go great with this kit. I kept it pretty simple – one of the wood veneer days, a journalling spot and a vellum sticker. Easy peasy. The picture has so much impact it didn’t need much.
I added in an instax picture, a tag from the ornament pictured and a couple of photos. Again, I kept it simple with washi, vellum, puffy and enamel stickers and those sweet sweet black script alphas. They’re a great way to emphasize words in journaling to create a mini title. Using this kit made it easy to get another page done quickly without compromising style.
Can I just say that I am LOVING the August Freckled Fawn Kit? August is always full of adventure for us and this kit is full of embellishments that help tell those stories. I love the whole kit, but I think my absolute favourite are the Clear Wanderlust Phrase Stickers. Swoon!
A close second and third are the Rose Gold To-Do paper clips and the Rose Gold Woodgrain washi! I used the clips on both layouts I did as a journalling starting point and the washi was perfect for decoratively attaching embellishments and smaller pictures to the layout.
The journal cards that coordinate with this collection are swoon-worthy! You really get a feel for how versatile this kit is though them. It can be used for more adventure-y layouts like this, or for more delicate girly layouts.
It was really easy to put together a cohesive layout with this kit. I went for an over-all soft breezy blue and soft green feel to go with the pictures and the kit did all the work for me. Throw in a few embellishments and quotes and it was good to go. I also used the White Puffy Script Alpha. It’s my new fav alpha, I love the yellow too!
The Epoxy Foil Floral stickers not only have some gorg florals, but some staple hearts and stars. I never have enough enamel or epoxy hearts and stars, they go with everything!
I’m not usually a doily person, but the ones in this kit were easy to use. Taking traditional doily forms and printing them in fun colours on acetate gave them a fresh modern feel! I attached them to journal cards to make things a little more interested and used one to create a sun-like shape on a beach photo.
I also used the Lavender Vellum Alpha stickers. I am a SUCKER for a good alpha and Freckled Fawn never disappoints. I wanted to add some fun phrases on this layout so I broke out some white foam words and some summery chipboard phrases.
This kit is perfect for summer adventure and that in-between time that isn’t so summery anymore, but not quite leaves and pumpkin everything yet.
Here’s a layout I did using the June Freckled Fawn Embellishment Kit, which is just the cutest! This kit came just in time – the weather is getting warmer and I’m ready for summer! And it is just perfect. From the adorable pouch (I just can’t get over it) to the acrylic phrases, the super fun acetate numbers and the fantastic summery chipboard phrase stickers, the kit is all about fun in the sun.
This pocket page layout is part of my weekly album. There are three different stories on the page, one in each row – downtown brunching, lazy tv watching and stuff in cups. I kind of went to town with the embellishments, I couldn’t help myself! I just loved them.
I started by adding in some chipboard phrases that went well with my pictures. I then added some larger focal elements like the acetate numbers (I was so happy to fit in a good reason to use them!), the resin shape and some washi and arrows. Then I filled in all the hearts and little bits and put it all together! Voila. Layout done!
I am pretty sure my theory when working on this was to just throw colour rules out the window and just go for it! Ha. My photographs had some strong colours in them – the graffiti image, the kaleidoscope Snapchat image and the bright red juice – that didn’t really have much in common. I could do things like make them black and white to tone them down but the strong colours are what make them good pictures and changing the colour would change the pictures too much. I guess I could have chosen different pictures, but those were the ones I was drawn to.
I just dove into the colours. I tried to maintain a colour story across each row – pinky modern tones and patterns on the top, awkward 70s appliance colours in the middle and pastel primary hues against bright backgrounds on the bottom. It’s a little awkward, but awkward can be a great thing with colour. I mean, that’s why mustards and acidy yellows have been so hot.