Hello Simple Stories friends, Becki here, to share a layout with you that I created using the Simple Vintage Cottage Fields collection. If you’re like me, you may have missed this gorgeous collection when it was released in 2021. I’m thrilled that this gorgeous collection is back in 2022. I created this beautiful layout with just a few products from this collection.
I started with a pink background from the basics kit. I went with a soft, basic background because I knew I wanted to add a lot of patterned papers on this layout. I cut 10 strips measuring 1” x 8”. Many of them are from the Simple Vintage Cottage Fields 6x8 paper pad. I wanted to use the smaller scale patterns on this project.
After I cut all the strips, I started adhering them along the background. I used very minimal adhesive because I knew I wanted to stitch the strips in place. There’s no sense in wasting adhesive!! Before I started stitching, I tore the bottom of the strip off. I wanted there to be a lot of texture and interest on this layout.
One of the products that I knew I wanted to use on this layout was the chipboard frames. They are gorgeous! I found the perfect frame for my photo. I love the cluster of flowers along the left side of this frame. It worked perfectly with my photo! Before I adhered the chipboard frame and my photo to the layout, I created a pocket and a tag for my journaling. The title on this layout is simply “joy” using a sticker from the cardstock sticker sheet.
Once the background, title and photo were done, it was time to start embellishing. Who doesn’t love embellishments? Because my background was so busy, I kept the embellishments to a minimum. I simply added a few more flowers and a few hearts. I stitched a few of the hearts in place with my sewing machine and white thread.
I am over the moon thrilled with how this project came together. The Simple Vintage Cottage Fields collection is gorgeous. Working with a gorgeous collection makes creating gorgeous projects even easier!
Thank you so much for stopping by the Simple Stories blog. Hurry and order the Simple Vintage Cottage Fields collection before it’s gone!!