Hello Friends! It’s Leanne here today and I am excited to share with you a layout from the Lullaby collection. I have focused on the traditional boy colours and have teamed them up with lots of floral, fussy cutting.
This collection is so beautiful with its subtle tones and gentle patterns. A perfect combination to document photos of newborns sleeping.
Within the Lullaby collection, the sweet ephemera die cuts quite captured my attention. I’ve layered them in three main clusters on my page to create a visual triangle.
In each cluster, I have added a bright yellow star to help draw the eye across the page.
I’ve then built up layers of patterned paper and cardstock to create a “bed” for my photo to rest on.
Among these layers I have trimmed down a 3×4 cut apart from the Baby Boy Quotes paper. Not only does the colour work with complimenting the photo, but the white space around the quote allows the eye to rest in an otherwise busy space. The height of the 3×4 card also creates a point of interest with its juxtaposition against the other papers which all lie in the same direction. For me, the 3×4 card subtly completes the “bed” by becoming the baby blanket lying on top of the layers.
The fussy cutting is used on this layout as a way to emphasis little details. I have used Lullaby Baby Boy Blossoms and cut out individual leaves and flowers as needed. When adhering them to the page, I applied a wet adhesive to the base of the stems, allowing the leaf or flower to lift up. Other elements, either die-cuts or fussy cut flowers, have been mounted on to foam tape for extra dimension.
Thanks for visiting today. I hope this collection has inspired you to document any newborn photos you have of your own children or those of friends. The newborn in this photo turns eight this year, but I am so glad to have gone into my archives to document the passage of time between now and then.
Lullaby Baby Boy Patterned Paper Quotes 733496
Lullaby Baby Boy Patterned Paper Blossoms 733497
Lullaby Baby Boy Ephemera Cardstock Die-Cuts 733515
Lullaby Baby Boy Printed Chipboard Alpha 733513
AC Bazzill Basics Dark Gray
AC Bazzill Basics White