Hey there, everyone! Missy here. The layout I’m sharing today focuses on the beautiful Wood papers from the Necessities collection.
I decided to use the 6x6 paper pad to back a die cut I found in the Silhouette store. I love that backing die cuts allows you to use lots of different patterned papers. There are so many shades and types of wood papers in the paper pad…whites, greys, tans and browns.
I chose a photo of my daughter wearing a bright (and hard to scrap) colored shirt. I think it really pops against all the beautiful raw and natural wood papers. I like that it really stands out, and the focus is on the photo. Usually if a photo contains a hard color, I’ll change it to black and white. But I really love this photo in color, so this is how I showcased it.
Supplies: Necessities Wood 6x6 Paper Pad, “Word Wood” paper, Wood Decorative Tapes, Wood Decorative Brads, Wood Shapes, Wood Alpha & Word Stickers, Wood Monogram Alphas, Black & Grey Decorative Brads; Other—Silhouette Cameo, cardstock, grey thread, cord, white pen, brown Sharpie.
Here you can see up close the details of the die cut and some of the different patterned papers. It does take some time to cut each piece out by hand, but the result is so worth it! It creates this beautiful mosaic look in the end. I added in some cord here. I like that it looks neutral, just like the colors in the layout, and it also adds interest and texture.
These wood shapes are to die for! They stick really well, and they can be used just about anywhere. I used them close to my photo to draw more attention to it. There are also a ton of these adorable Word & Alpha stickers in this collection. Almost every shade of wood color is available. And don’t forget about the large monogram alphas. I have loved using them on layouts as a large focal point. I used the R here for my daughter’s initial and simply added bits and pieces on top of it.
Here is another angle of the die cut, the layering and the wood pieces and brads. I love adding in those little elements at the end of my design process. A few of those brads are from the Black & Grey Necessities collection. I love how all of these MME lines work so well together!
I hope this gives you some ideas on what to do with the Wood collection. Pick a photo that contains colors that are hard to coordinate with and make a neutral background. It really does help the photo to stand out!
Thanks so much for stopping by today!