August 12, 2012

Monograms

So here is the Monogram post I mentioned on my last post about wood grain.  I am loving adding monograms to my projects lately.  I have another layout that I created that I will share soon. However, the first project I have to share with you today was created for the Cricut Blog back in January using the Cricut Letter Envy Cartridge.  We had just moved into our new home and I was inspired to create a home decor piece to add a personal touch!  I cut the images from various Lilly Bee patterned papers.  The black "M" & numbers were cut from a piece of velvet paper by Teresa Collins. I love the texture it adds!  I also cut the large shadow image from chipboard to give the entire letter more dimension.




Now I am going to test your observation skills.  Do you seen anything in this layout that looks familiar? Here is a hint...Look at the letter shape behind the photo.  Any guesses?


If you haven't guessed, I used the scrap paper from the home decor piece above to create the silhouette background for this layout! I love the save my scraps and I especially love when I find a good use for them!!!


I also played a bit with gesso on this Dusty Attic chipboard piece.  Nothing fancy, but I love the texture it added. 


Another thing I had fun doing was layering all the little banners stickers that are part of the Lilly Bee sticker sheets.  Overall, this has to be one of my favorite layouts of late.  But quite honestly that changes frequently! LOL!!!


Thanks again for your visit and kind words!!!
I hope you had a great weekend and that the upcoming week is wonderful!
HUGS!
Juliana

9 comments:

  1. Wowwwwwwwwwww!! These are both gorgeous Juliana!! I love love love how you used the negative "M" on your lo!!! LOVING those pearls too!!!! GORGEOUS!!!!

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  2. Both your monogram frame and your layout are awesome as always! You are such a beautiful couple too! Hope things are going well!

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  3. Such a gorgeous layered monogram!! Love how you used the scrap for one of the beautiful layers on your LO!! So creative and lovely!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

    http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

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  4. This is so gorgeous, love the monogram in the layout!

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  5. I really love the monogram in the frame. I love all the layers, I'm sure it looks beautiful in your house. And great way to use the negative on your layout...very clever!!

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  6. What a beautiful layout, and what a great idea with the monogram. Love the gesso on the chipboard piece. Need to try that. Such an elegant page!

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  7. This is so beautiful, Juliana! So wonderfully made...

    -Stephanie
    http://www.paperandi.blogspot.com

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  8. Great idea! Love that you use your scraps like that!! Very beautiful layout of one stunning couple!!!

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  9. I love this layout esp the pearls! So elegant!

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HUGS!!!
JULIANA