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March

March Challenge Announcement| Scrapbook Layout| Photo Tutorial

Written by Shruti

Hi everyone! It is time for a new challenge!

Shruti here to announce our new challenge for the month of March. This month we are focusing on this beautiful Spring inspired pastel colors on this color palette.
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Image source: http://www.paintedbyprestige.com/paint-colors/pretty-pretty-pastels-theyre-in/

We want this to be all about having fun so feel free to use this palette to make anything crafty inspired by these colors.

I decided to make a scrapbook layout this month. Its been a  while since I made one so was really excited to make one.

To begin with, I took out my foam alpha stickers and stuck them on to my embossed polka dotted green cardstock.

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I slathered two layers of gesso on top of the alphas to make sure the green color does not peep through

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I dry brushed some light blue matte acrylic paint on top to give it a rustic look.

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Here is a closer look. You can also see the embossed polka dot peeking through the blue color.

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I trimmed an inch and a half from all the four sides.

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The alpha cardstock is placed on this kraft colored pattern paper.

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Now on to the other elements for the layout. I used my Silhouette Sketch markers to sketch out this doily and cut using my Silhouette Cameo.

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I cut these doilies into half for make a border around the alpha cardstock.

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This beautiful Maggie Holmes Shine Foiled Acetate added a perfect touch to my layout

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I finished it adding other elements and here is the final look.

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I hope you guys like it. For a complete list of supplies used for this layout scroll down below.

To enter this month’s challenge, here are the guidelines:

  1. Create a project with “Color Palette” as a theme.
  2. Upload your entry at our Member Gallery and link us up in this thread in the forum “March 2016 challenge – ‘Color Palette”.
  3. All entries are due by March, 2016.
  4. Challenge winner will receive a prize pack worth AED50.

Note:

  1. A winner will be announced only if we have THREE new submissions.
  2. All projects submitted for the challenge must be NEW and created AFTER the challenge went live.

– See more at: http://ppsuae.com/eiffel-tower-explosion-box/#sthash.ijh32kEV.dpuf

Supplies:

 

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