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Gather! - Wendy Meffan

Hi Everyone! It's Wendy here sharing my second layout for October and this is a very Autumnal page for me using the Gather perspextive from the November Foxbox. I have also used two Foxcut stencils #46 and #50 in different ways and the leaf Woodies. I used the 12x12 Medley paper from the Storyteller Collection by Vicki Boutin.

When I was thinking about the Gather perspextive I decided I would document collecting conkers and the beauty of our world. I used the Foxcut stencil #50 with scattered straw distress oxide as a background. Then I fussy cut five leaves from the Vicki Boutin Medley paper from the Storyteller Collection. I then arranged the photos around the page with the largest as the central feature.

I tried to arrange the fussy cut leaves as though they were falling down the page like leaves in the wind and then added some leaf woodies to each larger leaf.

I then used Foxcut #46 and used distress oxides to colour the smaller leaves in different colours corresponding to the larger leaf colours. I then fussy cut them all and arranged them falling from the larger leaves. I added a few decorative brads for more decoration over the layout.

Finally I adhered the Gather perspextive under the main photo and then used a Campbella gold watercolour paint for splatters over the leaves .

I am not really an Autumn person and the colours are not my favourite on the colour palette as I am far more a Summer type so Autumnal layouts are quite challenging for me I've come to realise but I really love this layout and how it all come together .

I hope you will feel inspired to use stencils for embellishments as well as backgrounds .

Do check out to see all the latest perspextives and other embellishments being added to the site and don't forget to post your layouts on our facebook page as we love to see your creativity.

Till next time ... Happy Scrapping!


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