06/08/2014

Bloom & Grow - Paperilla


From autumn to bright summer! Yesterday I shared a canvas I created for 7 Dots Studio in a fall mood and today I share this layout I made for summer issue of Paperilla magazine. Last week I already shared the cards I made for the same issue using the same tutorial.

The Paperilla magazine is a Finnish paper crafts publication and can be found both in print and online (link). The summer number had a garden theme. I did two cards and a layout for the issue together with a tutorial. I can't share the tutorial, naturally, but can show you the pieces made with it.


This page is made about my first born, like a little wish for her. To bloom and grow and follow her heart. She's such a gentle soul and so kind! The journaling reads: "Grow and bloom, find your own path and follow it. Listen to your heart and look the world through it. Love you!"


The flower stamps are by Stampendous. I stamped some of the blooms to the background but used them as embellishments, too. I stamped then onto white cardstock, added touches of color using Gelatos and then cut the flowers off the paper. I used 3 D foam squares to adhere the flowers to the page. 

Thank you for your visit today! Have a great day everyone! 


Materials: Canvas Corp, Tattered Angels, 7 Dots Studio, 3rd Eye, Ranger, Prima Marketing, Teippitarha, American Crafts, Design Memory Craft, Stampendous, Wow! Embossing Powders


12 comments:

  1. This looks lovely, love the stamped back ground and the flower stamped images look really nice with the hint of color..

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  2. So pretty, Riikka! Love this!

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  3. Beautiful Riikka...luv the colours. How did you create the leaf background?

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    1. It was a tutorial for a publication but as it's been years now, I think I can share :D I inked leaves from nature with Distress Inks, misted some water on top and then pressed the leaves to the background, like stamps. :)

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