Lately, I've been creating a lot of one-photo layouts and the paper I chose for my background here works perfectly with one photo. This photo is one of my favorites from last summer's trip to Seattle. Delaney took this self-portrait of us on the Seattle-Bainbridge Ferry. I mounted it on Bo Bunny's Licorice Flourish paper from the Double Dot Collection. I trimmed the floral and dotted papers to use as embellishments. Next I used two 2" x 12" strips of the Turquoise Stripe paper, also from the Double Dot Collection. I punched one edge with a Wavy Dotted Scallop edge punch from EK Success. Then I put the strips through my paper crimper and folded it to look like a pleated ribbon.
For a finishing touch, I added the Bo Bunny Ad Lib Trinkets to the upper left corner of the photo and a little fluffy orange yarn on each side.
For extra embellishments on your layouts, trim out a few of the graphic elements. They add some texture to your layout and are very economical embellishments too!
Dig out that old paper crimper & use it to create a ribbon look with paper strips. To give your layout an up to the minute look, use an edge punch to help your paper ribbon stand out even more.
And I know I've said this a million times, but use a black & white photo! By printing in black & white, you can make any one of your favorite photos match any one of your favorite paper collections!
Bo Bunny Ad Lib & Double Dot Printed papers
Bo Bunny Ad Lib Trinket embellishments
Embroidery Floss and Yarn, vendor unknown
Fiskars Paper Crimper
EK Success Punch
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