Ahoy Boy Layout by Lynette

I was very excited when I saw the new Ahoy Boy paper collection because I knew that I had the perfect photos to compliment this collection. In March my grandson, Stefan had a “Pirate Party” for his 6th birthday. The Pirate Party turned into a pool party in minutes as the pirates stripped and jumped into the pool.
Ahoy Boy Layout - Ahoy Matey

I have not created a double page spread in ages and it proved to be quite a challenge. I used the gorgeous Ahoy Boy – Loot paper and trimmed it into a frame that would frame my double page. I distressed the edges and adhered it to Lady Pattern Paper Plain Kraft paper. I then added some hand stitching to the frame. I cut a 10-inch diameter circle from Ahoy Boy – Merboys (scales side) and two smaller 4-inch diameter circles from the Ahoy Boy – Starward papers.

Ahoy Boy Layout - Adorbs
Ahoy Boy Layout - Blessed

I then cut the Ahoy Boy – Merboys (a side) to 6 inches to place behind the large circle and my photos. I cut 1-inch strips from the Ahoy Boy – Aye Aye (stripes side) and punched borders from the Ahoy Boy – Starward (dark blue side) paper. I arranged my patterned papers and photos the way I wanted them and then fussy cut elements from the various papers to use as embellishment on my page. I brought some red into the layout to pick up on the photos with brads, enamel dots and embellishments from my stash. Lastly, I added my hand stitching to the circles.

Ahoy Boy Layout - Arrgh!!!
Ahoy Boy Layout - Happiness

I love how the Ahoy Boy layout turned out and I might just do a few double pages again in future.

Ahoy Boy Layout - Merboy
Ahoy Boy Layout - Swashbuckle
Inspiration Design Team
It’s easy to spot a Lynette Jacobs layout; her style is clean, bright and extremely emotive. I’ve been following her work for some time now, and have always marvelled at the subtle detail and form that she brings to her projects. But, the second I met her, I knew I wanted to work with her… Read more here »
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