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Hi Everyone,

Linda here with another layout using the fabulous Fiesta Collection.

This page got me thinking and raised the question – how do you start your layout?

Do you choose the papers or the photograph(s) first, do you draw a sketch first or just start cutting?

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Well, the answer for this particular page came from one of the papers………

I liked the sentiment and the shape so cut this from Arriba, which decided me on hexagons.

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I chose my photo and then took some Watermelon Kaisercard trimmed to 7×5″ and embossed it with the Flourish Kaisercraft folder, then trimmed to 1″ creating a frame.

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The Amigo Gloss paper was the perfect base for this, my photo frame was added to the top left side, with the sentiment on 3D foam bottom right.

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With a Stampin’ up punch I added lots of hexagons from Tequila, Sombrero & Watermelon Kaisercard which I had textured with the small Geo embossing folder. Some are raised on foam tape for dimension.

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A little piece of white lace was added with stems from the foliage die and a Martha Stewart punch in Coconut Kaisercard and punched flowers from Pinata.

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Hot Pink Pearls, small punched flowers and butterflies were added with lovely gold stickles in the centres. Finally some lovely words from The Collectables pack.

So, back to the question – where do you start when creating your pages?

Check back soon for the new releases – very exciting!

Take care,

~Linda~

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