Sunday, 3 April 2016
Easter − Layout for Scrap Africa Sketch Challenge
Hi everyone, and happy April! The sketch at the new Scrap Africa Challenge inspired me to scrap a photo of our Easter decorations. Here's the lovely sketch by Scrap Africa owner Denise van Deventer. I am also joining the challenge at Scrapcraft.ru themed Wood and Decorative Tape. I used wood in the embellishments − firstly, the heart that was silver coloured in the beginning but I sanded it to let the woodgrain show a bit more and inked the sides to suit my colour palette. The bird I glued on the photo is also of wood veneer. I'm not sure if it counts for the wood theme, but the challenge also inspired me to use birch bark! You can see it as a strip on the right side of the photo and in the die cut flower on the left side of the photo. Here below is the photo I used in the layout so you can see it from a bit closer! In Finland, willow twigs with decorations are a typical Easter thing to do. Feathers and flowers made of colourful tissue papers are the traditional ways to decorate the twigs, but I was using washi tape and eggs covered with foam clay. Those were super easy and fun to do with kids, by the way. Even pretty young ones, like our 2-year-old, was fine doing it with just a little help! Thank you for looking in and Happy Springtime to each and everyone who's reading this!