Hi everyone! It's Jena here, I'm thrilled to be sharing my first layout as part of the Challenge Team, and what better way to kick start these challenges than with the fabulous tic-tac-toe challenge! I love all the options included in the grid, and by accident I ended up ticking eight of the nine boxes! Oops!
Initially I planned to use stitching, circles and fussy cutting. I started off by using a pie chart cutfile from Paige Evans, which I cut 3 times. I backed the cutfiles with papers from the Vicki Boutin 'Color Study' collection. I then pulled out some stamps from Color Study, and stamped onto my background using some Distress Oxide Inks in the shades 'milled lavendar' and 'speckled egg'.
I pulled out some embellishments from the collection, including a pretty tag which I added a metal eyelet and ribbon to. I fussy cut some circles from one of the papers in the collection, as well as some confetti shapes. I also added a few chipboard and ephemera pieces. A couple strips of paper added to both the top and bottom of the page, adhered with a little machine stitching helped to add a little more colour to the layout!
I used the gorgeous 'Summer Adventures' perspextive in the centre of my page (I just love the colour, it matches my colour scheme