Friday, May 19, 2017

Layouts using Cabin Fever | Simple Stories

I'm sharing 2 layouts with you using the new Simple Stories collection called CABIN FEVER.  When you look at this collection you might think -" wow, i haven't been camping in years!" but you shouldn't skip this collection all together! I created a layout that wasn't even close to camping - just read my post and you'll see !

My first layout is called Cabin Fever. I had to borrow a friend's photo to complete a layout using this collection because honestly I haven't been camping in years! I really liked the colors and also that little red truck was just calling my name! So I created a layout based on a gorgeous cabin in the woods. A place where people come to relax, enjoy some quiet time and make some lasting memories.


I created some layers with several papers from this collection and used a minimal amount of diecuts on this one. I found with the picture of the cabin, i didn't much to enhance it or I didn't want my page to be too busy.
I cut out the compass from a 4x6 journal card in the kit and then of course that little red truck is sooo cute isn't it !? This collection could be used for a fall layout or spring / summer layout at the cabin or camping as well.

It's an easy page that you can replicate with no issues, just find that perfect picture!

My second layout is a fun one - still using the same Cabin Fever collection but I created a page that wasn't about camping or the cabin at all. 
This layout is called " You Make Me Happy".  I apologize that the lighting isn't great on my layout - we haven't seen sun in ages here on the east coast.

I started this page by using a cut file in the Silhouette store from the Simple Stories brand - this one is called the GEO Background #194848. I love diecut backgrounds and of course this one was perfect for me. I created my background and then added pieces of papers - to give it more detail I did some sewing all along those lines - it looks good and I don't need to fuss over glue dots or make sure it stays put ;) 

Once I finished with the piecing of the background I started decorating. I wanted to have something that wasn't camping related so I simply used the flowers from the sticker sheet, Bits & Pieces and also chipboard.  I clustered on the left hand side of the photo since my papers on the right were a bit busy as is - I didn't want to overwhelm the page too much. 

I kept some simple colors such as the beige and also the mint green. I also kept a corner with the wood grain paper so I could decorate a bit more on the right bottom corner.

My title was created using some alpha stickers from the SN@P! basics collection
I also had a cut file for happy from Kerri Bradford. I added some pop dots behind happy to give it some height and then added some enamel dots ;)

As you can see this collection isn't just for those who love camping ;)
I hope you enjoyed my reveal today and of course we can't wait to see what you create with this collection!

Thanks for visiting and talk to you again soon!

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