Do you ever save your left over paper scraps to use on other projects? How about using them on your next layout! I made this layout for 3 Birds Studio using some scraps and a few coordinating embellishments.
I cut the shape of the United States with my Silhouette die cutting machine. You could also search online for a United States map image, then trace and cut the shape by hand.
Next, I added some coordinating pieces from the Graceful Season collection. Since this layout is for our vacation album, I cut out the shape of Montana, and added the chipboard star to highlight where the photo was taken.
And now for the scraps, I gathered some of the left over pieces that I had saved from other projects, pulled everything that color-coordinated with my photo and cut those pieces into small strips. I cut them all by hand instead of with my paper trimmer so all of the edges would have more of a mismatched and random look. To finish the layout, I adhered the strips around the edge of the cardstock, and sewed a few rows of “messy stitching”.
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