I did borrow the idea for using paint. I've been doing a lot of layouts with a white base lately and decided I wanted to branch out (and use some of that fab Lucky Charm paper).
Studio Calico) on this dark blue paper.
awesome quatrefoil stencil onto the paint and added a bit extra here and there for more dimension.
opposite side of the paper for the second half. Hopefully this means the two halves will definitely coordinate. I painted on a mix of teal and aqua paint here.
The sun is cut from a glassine bag, misted with neon yellow.
Freckled Fawn wooden clouds but I wasn't really loving the cards anymore. The colors were just not jiving with my paint and I couldn't get them to fit right.
After I took off the SC cards, I decided that these Heidi Swapp plastic letters would be perfect. I actually had them on order and had to wait a few days for the package. I was almost nervous that the pack didn't include an ampersand. Luckily it did (crisis averted).
I think they really do a lot to bring the two halves together and emphasize the theme. And, the sequins really look like bokeh under there. Loving it. Lots of tiny attacher action too.
I realized that one of my pictures had an inadvertent mustache on Nandini. And, because I'm such a great mother, I'm sharing it here, ha!