Monday, October 11, 2010

Mint Motif October sneak: Beyond Borders

Happy Monday!
Today I get to sneak a brand new set from Mint Motif called Beyond Borders, available on Oct 14th.
What is so wonderful about this set, is that is is a background builder set.  It can be used on any project you can dream of, all year round.  I really enjoy stamping on my scrapbook pages, so I used one of the stamps from this set, to stamp a great background instead of using pattern paper.  Only stamps could have given me this look.
I started out with a 8 1/2 x 11 inch sheet of kraft card stock.  I then took out some Crackle paint, spread it on part of the card stock, and let it dry.  Once dry, I stamped my image with Palette ink, I did this three times to create a nice pattern.  I then adhered gems down, partly over the crackle paint and stamped pattern.  The gems were originally clear, but I took out a Copic marker, to coordinate & customize it with the ink.  I then adhered a picture of my daughter, that was the inspiration of this page.  A while back I bought these awesome kraft flowers from Graphic 45 called Flower Staples, so I opened up the package, inked up the edges, adhered them down, and added some bling to the centers.  The title is a rub-on from American Crafts, which just finished off the page perfectly.
Visit the rest of the design team for more sneaks using one of two stamp sets being released this month:



Materials Used:
Mint Motif Beyond Borders, sold exclusively at i{heart}papers
Palette ink
Graphic 45 Flower staples
Copic markers
Prima gems
Distress crackle paint
American Crafts rub on
Micron Pen

11 comments:

~amy~ said...

Latisha...this is gorgeous!

i {heart} papers said...

Very pretty! Great layout!

Kimberly Crawford said...

Beautiful!!!!!!!!!

Julie Overby said...

Great layout Latisha!

Geny (Mommy Geny) said...

This is beyond beautiful Latisha!!! Love the flowers and the rhinestones, just gorgeous!!

Susan R. Opel said...

Look at you making layouts! Love the addition of the pieces of lace on the sparkly swirls. And it doesn't hurt that Kendall is such a pretty girl. :)

Anonymous said...

really cool page, wish I could read all of it

Julie Masse said...

Absolutely beautiful!!

Margie H said...

What a wonderful layout! TFS! xo

Holly - Wild Wyoming Girl said...

Love Love Love this layout! Wow - great use of paint and distress. Gorgeous.

Libby Hickson said...

Love this so much!!

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