Danielle here, sharing a bright and fun layout. I think we could all do with something cheery at the moment in these uncertain times.
All the bad news and social distancing was hitting my creativity a bit hard leading into the weekend. This meant I was up late mindlessly scrolling through Pinterest (as you do) when I came across a cute drawing of a polaroid camera. My mind started whirling into action and I thought – yes, I’m going to make a paper camera… with a rainbow… because I can!! Haha
I went through my older polaroid photos and found a totally daft one of me and my husband wearing plastic tiaras at a New Year’s party – it was fun and silly and just what I wanted. As this is mix-up Monday in a month of mix-up kits, I was very excited to use some older favourites - I’m looking at you Lola and some of the gorgeous newbies – hello Shay and Bailey.
I went to work cutting and punching out the shapes of my camera using a fab dotty Bailey paper and a bold sheet of the Bailey scalloped pink paper to add some pop. I cut a line into my pink paper using a craft knife and slid in a striped sheet of Lola paper to act as my rainbow polaroid.
Once I had my camera constructed and stuck down with foam pads, I layered a few 6x6 Lola papers behind my photo and added the super cute ‘Love’ chipboard word I’ve been hoarding from my Bailey kit. Then I threw a plethora of buttons and beads and hearts galore onto the page… it’s a love layout after all guys ;-)
I used the tiny black alphas from Madison to create my ‘FJ Polaroid’ on the camera and that gorgeous ampersand from Shay to do a little nod to our initials C & D. I’m really thrilled with how this layout came together and it got me to focus on the positives for a little bit.
It’s a very tough and strange time at the moment so don’t forget to give yourself grace. Stay safe and spend time with loved ones however you can – love to you and yours everyone.
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