Felicity Jane

"Love Lazy Weekends" Masculine TN Spread │ Mix-It Monday │ Lydia Cost

Goodness have I missed my craft desk! I've had a roller coaster of a month with my health, and I haven't been able to leave my bed much for the past few weeks, but as soon as I was back in shape, I couldn't wait to sit down at my desk again. I pulled out my already chunky TN notebook and some recent photos; I always find that starting on a small canvas can really bring back my crafty mojo.

Traveler's Notebook Spread by Lydia Cost for Felicity Jane

What I love so much about Mix It Mondays at FJ are the endless possibilities you find in your FJ stash! For this project I really wanted to stretch my FJ goodies into a color scheme that we don't normally see here. I really wanted to create a masculine spread, to really honor the cute photos of my little.

Traveler's Notebook Spread by Lydia Cost for Felicity Jane

I pulled greens and blues and yellows from my FJ stash of papers; Gabby, Grace, and Millie really had some great options for masculine colors. I used these great papers to add some background layers. They were perfect for covering up some stitching that I had on the opposing pages. I layered on some great plaid with some recycled packaging.

Traveler's Notebook Spread by Lydia Cost for Felicity Jane

Next, I trimmed up a piece of yellow paper, so that it could be tucked into my recycled packaging to add all my journaling to. I then stitched my pocket onto my background paper. I layered on my two photos, and I added some extra character with two jumbo numbers and some leftover fringe.

Traveler's Notebook Spread by Lydia Cost for Felicity Jane

For the left side of my spread, I really wanted to messily duplicate the "love" stamp from the Millie collection. To start I went ahead and placed my partial title in the center, using a mix of FJ alpha stickers. Next, I pulled out my black ink pad and began stamping messily all around that page, filling in the gaps with lots of "love."

Traveler's Notebook Spread by Lydia Cost for Felicity Jane

To finish off the spread, I fussy-cut a green tag and added another stamped sentiment from the Millie stamp set. I really do love how all these elements mixed perfectly together to create a fun spread, that represents my little man perfectly. Normally I couldn't care less if I use girly colors and florals with photos of my boys, but it feels so satisfying that I can incorporate my favorite FJ goodies, into a perfectly appropriate color scheme they can appreciate as well.

Lydia Cost for Felicity Jane

SUPPLIES:  Millie KitMillie Puffy Heart StickersMillie Stamp SetMillie Paper PackGabby Paper Pack │ Grace Paper Pack │ Essentials Puffy Alphabet Stickers - Marigold Tori Puffy Alphabet StickersTori JUMBO Die Cut Alphabets & NumbersGabby Cardstock Fringe

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Feb 24, 2021

Love your layout and the colors!

Julie Cassell

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