Beautiful Girl

Hello Authentique fans,  it's Heather again!

I have to start this post with a confession: I love my Hipstamatic photo app. When I printed this photograph, I knew that I wanted to use some of the pink colors from the Uncommon line that Authentique sent, to showcase my little munchkin off. 

I started by using the back of the Gifted paper from the Uncommon line. I really liked how the text, and simplicity allowed for more color in the embellishments. Rather than using a bold mist, or a liberal swipe of acrylic paint, I made a simple solution of white acrylic and water. Instead of spraying, I just splattered some on for interest.

I really enjoyed how the Uncommon papers worked against the Journey stickers and Splendid die cuts. I used some of the buttons, brads, and a metal flower that I had in my stash.

I also stitched a contrasting color of twine on one of the die cuts. I haven't really quite decided if I really want to add any journaling onto the tabs. So far... I've decided against it.

On one of the die cuts, I used a little bit of Glossy Accents to make the sentiment stand out.

Rather than keep the title straight, I used a piece of circle paper to position the letters in the right spot. I also reflected the circle in the metal flower and the curves in the stitching.

I also created a card with some of my scraps. This one is for a lovely scrappy friend who just had her fourth baby, a little girl!!

I hope you enjoy! ~Heather

Layout Supplies:
AUTHENTIQUE patterned papers: Uncommon Gifted (back), Uncommon Foundations (back)
AUTHENTIQUE die cuts: Uncommon Icons, Splendid Icons, Splendid Tabloids, Journey Classic Type
Other Supplies: Basic Grey buttons, Twinery twine-Lilac, American Crafts brads, Sassafras Lass Vintage Brooch, Glossy Accents, homemade white acrylic spray

Card Supplies: 
AUTHENTIQUE patterned papers: Blissful 6x6 
AUTHENTIQUE die cuts: Blissful Icons and Excerpts
Other Supplies: American Craft buttons, Hero Arts stamp, Twinery twine


  1. Heather, I think if I had an i-phone I would be obsessed too. Very sweet layout. Card is da bomb!

  2. This is so pretty! I love the woodgrain on the card, and that photo of Miss I on the layout is fabulous!


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