Cardstock (White, Lavender), Distress Oxide Ink- Worn Lipstick, Stampin' Up Ink- Early Espresso, ColorBox Ink- Seaweed, Archival Ink- Shadow Grey, Paper Edge Distresser, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (Crafty Foam Tape, Adhesive Dots Micro, Adhesive Dots Medium, 3D Foam Squares White Small, E-Z Runner Ultra, Dual Tip Glue Pen)
For tips on creating with the Mini Album and Pocket dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/72AzbXtt2jU.
For more tips on creating with the pocket accent dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/A8sxtkGXWLQ.
To see a closeup of this layout, click here. Take both sheets of the purple border patterned paper, and cut the top sections off at the 6" mark. Attach the 2 together. Cut a 6" strip of the light purple patterned paper. Distress the edges and adhere up the middle of the layout covering the seam of the 2 patterns.
From white cardstock cut 2 of the Adorn It Pocket Accents die. Using the narrow straight edged die from the same set, cut 2 of the slightly darker patterned paper. Adhere the pieces together. From white cardstock cut 1 of the Regal Frame, and using the mat die for the frame cut one from lavender cardstock. Adhere these 2 pieces together using foam tape. Cut your photo using the middle oval die from the same set. Adhere to the mats. Adhere this whole piece to the middle of the layout using 3D foam squares. Adhere the other 2 pieces to the top and bottom of the purple patterned strip. Find and cut out the "Life's Beautiful Moments" sentiment and flag the right end. Adhere to the right of the matted photo.
Stamp and die cut 2 of the 3 leaf image, and the 2 leaf image using dark brown ink (Stampin Up Early Espresso) onto the Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Stamp and die cut 2 sets of the medium and large Cherry Blossoms using grey ink (Archival- Shadow Grey) onto the Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Stamp and die cut 1 set of the smallest Cherry Blossoms using grey ink, onto Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Stamp and die cut 1 of each of the branch images from Cherry Blossom Retreat using dark brown ink onto white cardstock. Using green ink (ColorBox Seaweed) and daubers, add color to all of the leaves. Using light pink ink (Worn Lipstick) and daubers, add color to the middle of each of the flower images. Shape the flowers and leaves using the 3D Cherry Blossom Shaping Mold. Using a liquid adhesive, add Pink Tu-Tu Prills to the middle of all of the flowers, and let dry.
Add a branch to either side of the matted photo using 3D foam squares. Add 1 large, 3 medium and 1 small Cherry Blossom to each branch. Add the 2 leaf clusters and a medium Cherry Blossom to the top and bottom of the photo mat. Add the 3 leaf clusters, 1 large flower and 2 small flowers to the top and bottom diecut.