Thursday, 14 June 2018

Rinea - Vintage Memories Layout

Hello, my friends!

I'm so excited to be sharing my first DT post for Rinea

From the first time I saw these fabulous foiled papers...
I found them absolutely fascinating!
They just happened to be having a DT Call, 
so I immediately applied, and here I am with my first project share!

I was so excited to play with all the products, and see what they could do! 
So I tried a few techniques in my first layout.

I began with the beautiful Magical Foiled Paper Variety Pack.

Here's what I made: 

Isn't all the foiled paper gorgeous?
I began with a 12 X 12 black cardstock base.

First, I took two 6 X 6 pieces of the Gold/Gold Glossy Foiled Paper.
Using the Ghost Ink, I stamped the Oma's Postcard Stamp on the center of each piece.
This video HERE shows you exactly how it works!
It is so cool!

Since I wanted these pieces to look like old letters,
I played with them until they did. 
I used a distressing tool on some of the edges, 
I did a little tearing, crumpling, folding and curling!
Now they look like old letters that have been read over and over again, right?
Folded in half they would measure 3 X 6, 
so I created a 3 x 6 envelope out of cardstock. 
I wanted it to look aged too, so I inked it and crumpled it.

I positioned the letter pieces in place on my page,
and tucked the envelope in place underneath them.
What else would be tucked in with an old love letter?
Rose petals, of course!
I die-cut a large and medium rose from the Ruby/Gold Glossy Foiled Paper
I cut the petals apart, and curled them up with my fingers. 
This foiled paper holds the shape beautifully. 
I scattered them on the page, and glued them in place. 

For the title of my page, I die-cut "MEMORIES" out of chipboard.
I die-cut it again out of the Ruby/Ruby Starstruck Foiled Paper.
I added two die-cut swirls from the Ruby/Gold Glossy Foiled Paper.

 One final thing found in an old love letter, along with rose petals,
would be old photos, right?
So I found these vintage wedding photos that fit the page perfectly.
I printed them out and matted them with the Ebony/Ebony Starstruck Foiled Paper.
I adhered the matted photos in place with foam tape, to lift them off the page a bit.

Here's one final look at the finished page:

Other Materials Used:
Papers: American Crafts, Recollections - Cardstock;
Dies: Sizzix - Scribbles Swirls, Tim Holtz - Alphabet,
Spellbinders Tammy Tutterow - Shabby Posies;
Ink: Distress Ink - Walnut Stain;

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Don't these Rinea Foiled Papers look fantastic?
Are you as fascinated by them as I was? 
They really are as wonderful and fun as they look!
I can't wait to share more with you!

Head over to the shop and take a look at all the options.
There are so many gorgeous colors!
There are also MANY different options as far as sizes and quantities.
Don't forget to check out the beautiful inspiration from the rest of the DT!

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Here are the links for you:


Donna Phelan said...

Yes, the foiled paper looks awesome! I LOVE the rose petals, it's the perfect finishing touch! (can you tell I have a day off, am catching up all over the internet lol) Have a happy day!

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

What an entrance to the new DT your in, this is vintage and so beautiful, love how you did the envelope to Nancy.

Janet Packer said...

Great layout - perfect for those lovely vintage photos.

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