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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Deconstructed Layout #11 Green Island, Antigua

Hi everyone- Happy Hump Day! 
The week is half gone and who is ready for the weekend?

Have you checked out Frosted Designs lately? There
are some amazing products in stock- be sure to stop by.


Today I have a new Deconstructed Layout to share with you.

 It has been a while since I cut a photo up into strips, and I have been itching to do it.
I have soooo many photos from my recent trip from the Caribbean- beautiful photos that I really 
want to showcase on my layouts. 


 I started this layout with an 8x10 photo and I cut it into five 2" wide strips. I added a frame in PSE before printing to give it a little something more.
Being an engineer by trade, measuring and having everything straight is right up there on my list!
I used a piece of washi tape across the top using my long ruler to make sure it was level on the page. Next up I marked the center of the page and then marked 1" on either side of the center- remember the strips are 2" wide. I wanted 1/8" between the photo strips, so working from the center of the paper towards the edges, I measured 2" then 1/8". Repeat on the other side, again working from the center towards the edge.


 I trimmed the surrounding cardstock with 1/8' margin all the way around, then matted it on a dark blue cardstock, again with a 1/8" margin; adhere to the background paper. I added two small photos across the bottom, then added flowers, flair, and a tag with ribbon from the Capture the Moment Kit. My paper is 7 Dots Studio, also available in the Frosted Designs Store. 


I used the Everyday Moments stamp set from Elle's studio to add detail to the upper corner of the photo. I stamped it with white StazOn, then traced over the words with a Signo White Pen..

 
I hope you are enjoying my set of tutorials- I am having a lot of fun putting them together.
I would love your feedback too- please leave me a comment and let me know what you think!

I am linking up at the following challenges
Scrap & Play- Mood Board

Berry Bleu- Sketch I used one BIG photo!
Scrap Around The World- Mood Board- The BLUES- made me think of this beautiful photo!

 Color Me Scrappy- Mood Board- why yes, we did have a cocktail or two on this trip ;)
Pixels and Paper Challenge- BLUE SHEEP- seriously, I Laughed out loud!



Thanks for stopping by today!







26 comments:

  1. Awesome page and tutorial Anita!!!!

    Thanks for joining us at CMS :-)

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  2. great layout!! Thanks so much for joining us at Scrap & Play and Color Me Scrappy!!

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  3. A stunning page - many thanks for sharing with us on Pixels and Paper (and yes we love our blue sheep too!)

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  4. Great layout! So precise! Glad I am not the only one who measures everything! Just have to learn to glue straight lol! A pleasure to look at! Having been to Antigua I share your love of the place! All the best from SATW! :)

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  5. Wonderful layout - so beautiful! Thank you for playing along with us at Berry71Bleu!

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  6. What an amazing page!! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrap and Play!!

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  7. Very cool page, Anita! I love the way you cut the large photo and added the stamped image to it! Thanks for joining us at Scrap & Play

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  8. Stunning photo and love the design of your page! Very clever and super creative! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Berry71Bleu! ;-)

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  9. Love the big pic cut in strips, looks great x

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  10. Gorgeous page love how you really made your photo pop!looks stunning! Thanx for joining us at Scrap and Play! And Color Me Scrappy!

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  11. What a great idea to use one large photo cut into strips--such a simple touch but it adds a great artistic flair! Excellent work--thanks for joining us at Berry71bleu...

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  12. Love the cut photo. Thanks for playing with us at Pixels and Paper!

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  13. What a fantastic take on the challenge(s) I love how you used the gorgeous photo. Thank you for playing with our challenge at Pixels and Paper :) hope to see you creations again

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  14. Lovely idea! :) Thank you for playing with us at Scrap Around The World :)

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  15. what a great take on so many challenges.. WTG! THANK you for playing along over @ SATW this month... :)

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  16. Gorgeous page! Thanks for joining us at Scrap & Play!

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  17. Great idea!! fantastic tutorial....thanks for playing with us at Scrap Around The World!

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  18. Beautiful layout ! The picture is fantastic !! Thank you for joining at Scrap Around The World !!

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  19. Lovely page! Thank you so much for joining the SATW challenge this month!

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  20. wow love how you broke up the photo!!!! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrap & Play!!

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  21. Cool take on he sketch! Thanks so much for joining us at Berry71Bleu.

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  22. Great work with the picture ! Thank you for playing at CMS !

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  23. Simply gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with CMS!
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  24. Gorgeous page! I love how you cut and embellished the large photo. Thanks for joining the Berry71Bleu Challenge! :)

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  25. wow…. beautiful photo! Great job on the challenges! Thanks for playing along with CMS! :)

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  26. This is a great page. I love how you've incorporated your photos and embellishments. Thank you for joining us at P & P. I look forward to seeing more of your art. Cheers, Di

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