Hi y’all! Laura back again with a burst of color in this joyful layout of
my darling girls playing together. I just adore their sweet friendship and
have to celebrate it at every opportunity! Today’s theme is Throwback
Thursday, so I reached into my stash for the very first Cocoa Vanilla
collection I ever purchased, the stunning Bohemian Dream! This bold mix of pink, purple, and navy captured my heart from the very
first time I saw it.
To start this layout, I backed a cut file from Redefined Kreative with the
Abstract patterned paper, then layered it onto the Wild & Free Paper to make a big, bold patterned paper background. Building up from
there, I used the remaining purple B-side of Abstract to mat my photos and
then added lots of beautiful florals and word phrases around them.
To finish it off, I added some enamel shapes, gold Nuvo drops, gold ink
splatter, and sequins from Spiegelmom Scraps that coordinated perfectly!
These little details make such a huge difference on a layout and can take a
simple page to superb in a flash! I had plenty to share about these two peas
in a pod, so I wrote my journaling all around the outside of the mandala.
This gave it a bit of an outline as well to distinguish the cut file from
I hope this pattern paper filled layout inspires you to look at your papers
a little differently! It’s fun to see how you can use up every little scrap.
If you’d like to see the Play layout come together, I have the entire
process in the video below!