Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Summer Fun with Neva

Hello Quick Quotes fans, Neva here to share a layout crafted from the Carefree Summer Fun page kit from the June Club Q.

I had a little bit of fun moving the sketch and elements around to fit the photos from our trip last summer to AirVenture.

I wanted to feature photos that gave a flavor of the fun time had as a family, even though it was a bit of a work vacation. 
  • The multicolored background worked well with all of the colors I had in my photos. 
  • I used basically the same photo dimensions from the kit that includes: three 3 ½” x 3 1/2”  photos, one 3 ½” x 5 ½” photo, and two 4 ¾” x 6 ¾” photos. 
  • I choose to not use the “Carefree” phrase, but did include the “Summer Fun” sentiment as a title. 
  • The two small 2” x 2” squares worked great as journaling spots for the layout.  

  • To add depth and contrast I inked the all the pieces with Powder Puff Chalking Ink. 
  • Capri Blue was used on the blue mats. 
  • Desert Sun was used on all the yellow and white pieces including the flourishes and the white cardstock base.
  • All of the orange mats are inked in Barn Board as well as the background patterned paper. 
  • The “Summer” sentiment is inked in both Desert Sun on one edge and Barn Board on the other to help is stand out from the background.
  • The hole in the “Summer” sentiment is filled with the green brad, and raffia is added to two of the banners to finish the embellishments.  

Quick Quotes Products:
PowderPuff Chalk Inks: Capri Blue, Desert Sun and Barn Board

The elements of the original design are evident in my layouts as the sketch is flipped 90 degrees and flipped to opposite sides, along with a few tweaks to allow the photos to shine. 

Thanks so much for joining us at Quick Quotes today, and enjoy your own “Carefree Summer Fun”!

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