Thursday, 19 February 2015

London 2014 Layout

We try to get up to London at least once a year, sometimes for a show or concert, for shopping, a museum visit or to see the sights of the city. It's something we all enjoy and a great way to spend time together as a family. 
Last year, as soon as we learned of the Tower of London poppies exhibition we all agreed we wanted to go and see it.
So, during October half term we booked our train tickets and off we went!

This layout is the first of several layouts which will record our day in London.

I made this layout for a challenge on a Facebook group I'm in that required the year to be a prominent feature of the page.

Taking inspiration from this layout on Pinterest, I layered up some strips of My Minds Eye paper (inked with blue distress ink), grey dotted washi tape and a doily and added my photograph which I had matted on white cardstock. Then I added a few stickers (tucking 1 under the photo), chipboard and some gorgeous green, glitter alphas for the title. A few ink drops, wood stars and a camera and enamel dots and I was done.

I clustered most of the embellishments in this area under the photo, placing the chipboard arrow to draw the eye towards the journal spot and the title.

A little geotag and "We are here" sticker at the top balances the heavier embellishment cluster.

Thanks for popping in to visit today!


sue jones said...

Great page , love those papers/colours.

scrappyjacky said...

Love the colours and papers....they work so well with the photo.

jill said...

the letters & numbers look really good & a fab Lo sarah

Kathryn Hardman aka Katalytic said...

Great layout, the colours really stand out. .

Louise said...

a fabulous page Sarah - I have only just had my Tower of London photos printed and they were my first thought when i saw your challenge x

Claire said...

Lovely layout, love the muted colours.

Virginia said...

I love all the added elements on the page - beautiful!

Wrightboysmum said...

Great colour combination. Lovely LO.

Julia said...

Saw this on FB but looks even more lovely on here. So much so I think I hit have to scrap lift it if that's OK? Beautiful colours and love all the embellies x