Anatomy Of A Single Page Scrapbook Layout

By now the entire scrapping and card making community is abuzz with the new range of Lady Pattern Paper Kraft Essentials. They are simply amazing and I am so chuffed to get to work with this amazing range – classy, elegant and neutral. Everything a girl could want!
Single Page Scrapbook Layout - Kraft Today

I created this fun and simplistic single page layout to feature the Kraft paper as a background. I worked straight onto what-must-be-my-favourite-design-ever! Here’s a step x step Anatomy of the layout and how I created it.

Step 1

Apply a generous amount of Gesso to the background using a pallet knife. Let the Gesso dry completely or use a heat gun to speed up the process.

Single Page Scrapbook Layout Anatomy - Step 1

Step 2

Use a bright pink acrylic paint and add a layer of paint over the Gesso. Leave the paint to dry.

Single Page Scrapbook Layout Anatomy - Step 2

Step 3

Make sure you spread the paint out to a thin even layer using your palette knife. Do not cover the entire layer of Gesso.

Single Page Scrapbook Layout Anatomy - Step 3

Step 4

Once the paint is dry, use a dark brown ink and stencil a pattern onto the background.

Single Page Scrapbook Layout Anatomy - Step 4

Step 5

Use a small paintbrush and watercolours and add splats to the background.

Single Page Scrapbook Layout Anatomy - Step 5

Step 6

Select another pattern (copper dot) and cut a corner off the page. Adhere to the top left hand corner. Trim the edge using one of the barcode strip.

Single Page Scrapbook Layout Anatomy - Step 6

Step 7

Select your photo, title and other elements you want to use on your layout. Position them until you are happy with the look and then adhere them in place.

Single Page Scrapbook Layout Anatomy - Step 7

Embellish to finish off your layout.

And there you have a stunning and creative single page scrapbook layout using the beautiful new Kraft Essentials range from Lady Pattern Paper.
Single Page Scrapbook Layout - Smile

I hope you are inspired by this amazing and versatile range – perfect for gorgeous designs or used as a creative background for all those memory keeping layouts.

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