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Cute Cousins Layout

Hi everyone! Paige Evans here today with a new colorful layout to share with you today featuring my Pick-Me-Up collection and butterfly punches!

Dust off your punches and use the Pick-Me-Up collection to create a colorful and dynamic background!

I started by punching a whole bunch of butterflies in four different sizes from almost all 24 patterned papers in Pick-Me-Up, both the front and back sides. I focused mostly on the solid colored papers but also punched images from papers with icons and went crazy on Paper 10 with all the squares of different patterns.

Cute Cousins Detail 1 by Paige Evans

Once all of the butterflies were punched I arranged them into rainbow order going from purple to red, pink, salmon, yellow, blue, aqua, dark blue. I chose a cream textured cardstock for my background and adhered a 3″ square black & white photo on the bottom right corner.

Cute Cousins Detail 2 by Paige Evans

Starting at the top edge of the photo, I started placing the butterflies continuing with the rainbow order theme. I placed adhesive only on the middle so that the wings could bend up. I added the largest butterflies first and then filled in the empty spaces with the smaller ones.

Cute Cousins Detail 3 by Paige Evans

Once all of the butterflies were adhered I stitched down each one using my sewing machine and white thread and then bent up all the wings for lots of dimension. I created a title at the bottom edge of the photo with the blue mini foam Thickers and then trimmed a tiny colorful edge from one of the papers in the 6×6 Paper Pad.

Cute Cousins Detail 4 by Paige Evans

A few chipboard stickers and some hand written journaling finished up this page! With so much color going on, the layout didn’t need much else! The butterflies are the main design element and I love the rainbow effect!

Cute Cousins Detail 5 by Paige Evans

Check out the process video to see how this layout was made from start-to-finish:

I hope you are inspired to bust out your punches and create a colorful layout using the Pick-Me-Up collection! Thanks for stopping by today!

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