March 22, 2016

Shape or Ship Out Challenge - Paper Issues

This past weekend was the Spring Crop over in the Paper Issues {friends & fans} Facebook group, and I made the sample layout for the "Shape Up or Ship Out" challenge. For this challenge, you were to use at least 10 shapes, and it could be anything besides a rectangle or square. I used this free triangle cut file from the Paper Issues store (I did do some modifying on the cut file to add in a few solid triangles where I wanted them but it honestly would have worked perfectly just the way it was!) I also did a little bit of measuring before I did any cutting, and added the journaling using my computer. Fortunately it all lined up perfectly and only had to cut the design once ;)

I stitched around the edges of some of the triangles, then filled in various openings with patterned papers from the Carpe Diem collection by Simple Stories.  I *really* like the bright colors and patterns!!! To give a bit of dimension, I added foam tape between the two layers, and then added my embellishments.

If you're on Facebook, stop by the PI {friends & fans} group, there are fun monthly challenges and lots of inspiration too!


Danielle Champagne said...

Hello Mary Ann. This is such a beautiful layout! simple, clean and happy! I also love the bright colors, and neat shapes. Sewing around the triangles makes such a lovely detail.
Gorgeous as always. Hugs.

Hazel A.. said...

Just want you to know that I love your scrapping style and especially find your heritage layouts very inspiring! Thanks so much for sharing your talents!