August 15, 2014

Chic Tags | Santa Cruz Road Trip

Here's a new layout I had up on the Chic Tags blog using some of my favorite embellishments and a pic from our road trip up the California Coast last summer.

I wanted my photo (straight off my phone) to be the center of attention, so from there it was just a matter of picking the perfect pieces to highlight and accent my photo. I started by die cutting my cardstock and layering it over the patterned paper. Next I did some machine stitching on the sun rays, then added the cute Hello flair button right on top of my photo.

I added a mix of wood veneer from the Let's Go and Cloud 9 collections. Road Trip really is the perfect piece for this layout!

I especially love the geotag wood veneer so of course I had to add in one of those right about where Santa Cruz would be on the map, and then layered on the Sunshine & Happiness die cut.

I can't believe we have just a few weeks of summer left. We are savoring every moment and enjoying the days before it's back to school!


Sarah Webb said...

Ohhh pretty!

Ashley Horton said...

So amazing, Mary Ann!! Love the stitching and the photo is really awesome!!

Leah l'Orange said...

wow. this is just breathtaking! love every little detail - the "rays", the contrast of the photo against the bright and sunny page, the gold! just gorgeous! thanks for linking it up at Paper Issues!