Thursday, March 20, 2014

Best Buds Pazzles Craft Room Layout

Hello crafty friends,
Today I am sharing a super quick and easy layout for my Pazzles DT. I chose the DCWV Neon Chic paper stack for all the patterned papers. The only other paper used is some black cardstock.
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I started by using my software to “layout” my page. This alone is a huge time saver. You can determine what sizes you need your elements to be before you make a single cut. I will even import my picture into the page so that I know exactly what size I want to print the image out once I am done designing. The additional benefit to doing this is, you can “save” this layout in your library and you can “reuse” this base layout again and again! Here's a picture of what the layout looks like in my software.
layout in pi image-480

Here is a totally different layout using the same design from above. I simply added different elements and it’s ready to cut and assemble.
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Because the paper is very busy and energetic, I needed to keep the layout really, simple. I layered several mats of the different paper in the stack. I cut the doily frame from the craft room in plain black cardstock. I used some foam tape to give that layer just a little lift.

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Then I used the creamy flower file and cut several flowers in different sizes from another piece of paper from that same stack. I cut the leaves from that same file in the green and black patterned paper. I simply layered the flowers and turned the petals slightly up to give them a bit of dimension. I added a doodlebug beetle black rhinestone gems to the center of each flower. I used some more foam tape to give the flowers a bit more lift. I adhered the flowers, leaves and photo to the layout.

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Lastly, I created the best buds chalk art title in my Pazzles software. I simply printed it right out from the software, matted it onto some black cardstock and that’s it! I was all done. No inking, stitching or other embellishing necessary. I encourage you to try your hand at “designing” your complete project in your software. There are so many benefits to doing it this way. Namely as a time and material saver.

Products Used For This Project

pazzle1
Pazzles Inspiration
dcwv neon chick stack
DCWV Neon Chick Stack

doodlebug jewels beetle black
Doodlebug Beetle Black Jewels-Gems
creamy flower 200 doile frame best buds chalk art ppr-ds-200
Best of Buds Chalk Art

Additional Supplies
Bazzil Black Cardstock

Well, I think that about covers it for today. I hope you will take the time to view the possibilities of your software differently. If you don’t have a Pazzles and you are thinking about getting a cutting machine, then please check into the brand new Pazzles Vue! They are currently taking pre-orders and will be shipping soon! You can get the down lo HERE
As always, thank you so much for stopping by. Be sure to come back by tomorrow as I share a new project and a new Friday Freebie! Until then,
2013 fall winter melsig-450

1 comment:

Stephanie said...

Great layout. Nice job with the embellishments.