Be Your Own Kind Of Beautiful Layout | Donna Espiritu

Hello, Bad Girls! Donna here for my first project this month of April. I’m gonna be sharing a simple mixed media scrapbook layout today using some Haute Mess Acrylic Paints, Mediums and a recycled item.

Collecting and cardboards, boxes, etc. are one of the things I like doing. So, basically, I’m a box hoarder lol! I use them in replacement of foam tapes when I need lots of them. For my project today, I used one not just to add a bit of dimension (height) to some elements in my layout but to add texture as well. If I’m not mistaken, this corrugated board is from an old toy box.

I painted the background with Couture Pink and Make It Rain. This is the first time I used Make It Rain and this combination is really pretty! Then, I did dry brushing as well as diluting the paints with a bit of water for a watercolor effect. I also splattered Bad and Tatted diluted in water as well.

I love how the dry brushed paints added texture as well.

The recycled corrugated board gave a bit of height to the elements in this layout.

I hope this one inspired you to be creative today! See you all in my next post and project.

Thanks for dropping by!

Happy crafting!

Supplies Used:
Haute Mess Acrylic Paints – Couture Pink, Make It Rain, Bad & Tatted

Haute Mess Mediums – Gesso

Other:
Kaisercraft Breathe collection, Paige Evans cut file, corrugated board, white thread, glue

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