Layout Inspiration | Cést la Vie | Life is Beautiful Layout

Layout Inspiration | Cést la Vie | Life is Beautiful Layout

Hi Everyone, and welcome to my post today which is a layout I have created with the Couture Creations C’est la Vie collection.  I have kept the layout very simple and mostly used scraps from other layouts and cards I have created with this collection.  I started my layout by freehand cutting a heart template from the cover of the 6″x6″ paper pad from the C’est la Vie collection.  The cardstock that the cover is made from is thicker and glossier than other cardstocks, making it perfect for creating a template that will last for many uses and wet media products.

 

I then used Tim Holtz Tattered Rose Distress Oxide ink with a sponge dauber and the Intertwined Stencil over the handmade heart template.

I love how this technique creates a heart in the background that supports the other layout elements without stealing the show from the photograph and journaling.

To finish my layout I created a layered photo-mat from patterned papers and a journaling block with Hot Foiled Chipboard and a patterned paper scrap.

A select few simple embellishments completed the layered look of the layout without adding unnecessary clutter and fuss.

I applied Dimensional Magic to the fussy-cut Butterfly which I then sprinkled it with Opal White Glitter that I love to use in most of my projects.  I actually don’t think I have a single butterfly left in either of my C’est la Vie paper pads as they are a beautiful way to finish a layout or card.

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

Some of the products used to create this project:

Reveal | Distress Oxide Cardmaking Class with Alicia Redshaw

Hello and welcome to the reveal of the Cardmaking Class I will be teaching this week, a trio of cards using backgrounds I have created with Distress Oxides.

The class is on Tuesday 16 October at 10am and Saturday 20 October at 10am – and costs just $17 which includes all materials and use of the my tools and mediums. Please bring along basic tools and adhesives, and if you have them a trimmer, four or five Distress Oxides, mixed media craft sheet, foam tape and dimensional magic/glossy accents.

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

Reveal | Hide & Seek Scrapbooking Class with Alicia Redshaw

Welcome to the reveal of the Scrapbooking Class that I will be teaching this week, a bright girly layout I have created with the Hide & Seek collection from Kaisercraft.

The class is on Wednesday 10 October at 10am & 6pm – and costs just $17 which includes all materials and use of the my tools and mediums. Please bring along basic tools and adhesives, and if you have them a trimmer, foam tape and dimensional magic/glossy accents.

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

Reveal | Bohemian Dream Scrapbooking Class with Alicia Redshaw

Welcome to the reveal of the Scrapbooking Class that I will be teaching this week, a bright girly layout I have created with the Cocoa Vanilla Studio Bohemian Dream collection.

The class is on Wednesday 26 September at 10am and 6pm – and costs just $17 which includes all materials and use of the my tools and mediums. Please bring along basic tools and adhesives, and if you have them a trimmer, foam tape and dimensional magic/glossy accents.

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

Reveal | Gypsy Rose Cardmaking Class with Alicia Redshaw

Hello and welcome to the reveal of the Cardmaking Class I will be teaching this week, a trio of modern feminine cards I have created with the Gypsy Rose collection from Kaisercraft.

The class is on Tuesday 25 September at 10am – and costs just $17 which includes all materials and use of the my tools and mediums. Please bring along basic tools and adhesives, and if you have them a trimmer, fussy-cutting scissors, foam tape and dimensional magic/glossy accents.

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

Reveal | Wonderland Cardmaking Class with Alicia Redshaw

Hello and welcome to the reveal of the Cardmaking Class I will be teaching this week, a trio of Christmas Cards I have created with the recently released Wonderland Collection from Kaisercraft.  The cards also feature Hot Foiling techniques and the new Gloss Cardstock we have for Foiling and Alcohol Inking (which will be in another class).

The class is on Tuesday 18 September at 10am – and costs just $17 which includes all materials and use of the my tools and mediums. Please bring along basic tools and adhesives, and if you have them a trimmer, fussy-cutting scissors, foam tape and dimensional magic/glossy accents.

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

Reveal | Scrapbooking Class with Joanna Ford

Welcome to the reveal of the Scrapbooking Class that Jo will be teaching at the store this week, a lovely layout with a nautical theme.

The class is on Wednesday 12 September at 10am and 6pm – and costs just $17 which includes all materials and use of the my tools and mediums. Please bring along basic tools and adhesives, and if you have them a trimmer, foam tape, brown/pinecone inkpad and dimensional magic/glossy accents.

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

Reveal | Highland Christmas Gift Boxes Cardmaking Class with Alicia Redshaw

Hello and welcome to the reveal of the Cardmaking Class I will be teaching this week, a pair of Gift Boxes I have created with the new Highland Christmas collection.

The class is on Tuesday 4 September at 10am – and costs just $17 which includes all materials and use of the my tools and mediums. Please bring along basic tools and adhesives, and if you have them a trimmer, foam tape and dimensional magic/glossy accents

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

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