My own design
InstructionsI used 3 different coordinating patterned papers for the background and another piece of vintage brown paper as a frame for the photograph. All the paper edges have been distressed and inked in brown. The edge of the photograph has also been distress to make it look old instead of the new reproduction. I made the lace flowers by stitching a running stitch along 9 inches of lace. Pulled the ...
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Category: Paper Crafts
Type of item: Home Decor
Style: Retro / Vintage
4 Paper/cardstocks, ecru lace edging, 2 buttons, satin fabric in brown and pink, feathers in brown and pink, ecru lace, corsage pin and a few miscellaneous beads, rhinestone, journal block, ColorBox pigment ink pad in Cocoa.
What was your inspiration?
I am trying to complete a heritage scrapbook album for my daughter of her Great Grandparents. I am also in a FB scrapbooking group where we had a challenge to make and use 3 homemade flowers as well as incorporate lace into a page. This is the page I designed for that challenge.
What are you most proud of?
I love how the papers and embellishments all compliment each other.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Don't be scared to distress and tear your papers and pictures. Also, don't use your old photos but make a copy of them.