Scrapbook Layouts

Snuggle Layout

Here’s the last of the layouts I made for the Two Peas in a Bucket CHA Challenges (I managed to enter four of them). This one uses a lot of the Crate Paper Fourteen Valentines-themed collection, which I got hold of recently, and am in love with! The Two Peas challenge was to use 6 of an item, so I used 6 Crate Paper phrase stickers and 6 Papermania Shimmer Dome hearts.

Snuggle:

The photo is of my son on his first trip to the beach, when he was just a few weeks old, and he spent the whole time asleep on a blanket!

I liked the bold chevron-style paper, as it looks like a big arrow pointing down at my baby. But I softened the look a little by sprinkling some grey and gold mists, and adding a few drops of Gold Liquid Pearls.

The picture melts my heart each time I look at it, because he was tiny then, so I added lots of love-hearts on my page. The larger ones are cut from a piece of Fourteen paper, and stitched a few times through the middle, with a couple of label stickers on top… it looks a bit like a sandcastle flag:

The photo is layered on some white linen. I pulled some threads off to make it fray, to echo the edges of the blanket:

I need more tags with a ledger pattern – it’s so much easier to write on lines:

Do you have and Valentines themed supplies? In the UK we don’t do a whole big ‘thing’ for Valentines, so I won’t be making tons of cards or decorations. But I think I’ll be able to use the Fourteen collection on other projects too – there’s still lots more hearts I can cut from that sheet of paper! x

28 thoughts on “Snuggle Layout”

  1. This is beautiful. Fabulous colours and the stitched hearts look smashing as does the frayed ‘blanket’ :0) I didn’t even bother looking at any of the Valentine lines but this has really caught my eye!!

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  2. Aww, the pic is just the cutest!! Love the stitching through the hearts and the liquid pearls and mist is very effective. I love that this years Valentines collections are more versatile … normally I wouldn’t bother with them but this year a lot of the collections are great as they can be used for a lot more than just love/valentine projects! xx

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  3. It’s just gorgeous. So many fabulous textures and interest on this page.but that’s not the only thing that’s gorgeous, so is that little sweetheart. I will say, I’m thinking I need those papers lol

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  4. I like how you positioned the photo at the bottom centre – not something I would think of but it looks effective. I like the idea of using a certain number of items too. I’m always looking for a challenge, it keeps me focused and inspired!

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