ANYTHING BUT ORDINARY – MAGGIE HOLMES – MARKET SQUARE 2 – WENDY MEFFAN

Hi Magpies! It’s Wendy here again sharing another layout using this gorgeous Market Square Collection by Maggie Holmes. I decided to show case some of the other colours in the collection this time to show the diversity it has. 

I love layers and the torn paper look so decided for this layout not to use mixed media and focus on the dimension of the layout. I chose three different papers from the collection and tore 12 inch strips from each of them leaving the white edges showing. I then placed them one on top of each other across the top of the layout. I added sticky fixers under the edges of each layer to give dimension.

I chose my photo and then decided to add it in black and white as well creating two parts to the layout. With the main photo I matted it on two different papers again for dimension. I then created three tabs from the 12×12 papers, I distressed their edges and added some hemp string and tucked them in under the photo .

I then fussy cut some of the flowers from the floral page from the collection, along with this I cut out some of the pieces from the 12×12 Lovely Day cut apart sheet and chose some pieces from the ephemera pack. I then distressed all the edges of the pieces and arranged them around the photo tucking some under and placing some over the top on sticky fixers. i also added half a small white doily to the side of the photo. I also fussy cut a rosette from the 6×8 paper pad and added a Hey Little Magpie flair badge.

With the smaller black and white photo I again chose pieces from the ephemera pack, used some fussy cut flowers and used a half doily, I tucked some pieces around the photo and some over the top in layers creating an embellishment cluster. I used the acetate ephemera along with the chipboard stickers. I then added a small epoxy clip to the top of the photo and another Hey Little Magpie flair badge.

Across the top of the layout I added some hemp string along with a silver bird charm and a tassel.

I love how this layout turned outing can’t wait to continue using this gorgeous collection which also coordinates with previous Maggie Holmes collections. Please do post your layouts on the Hey Little Magpie facebook Chat and Inspiration page as we love to see your creativity. Don’t forget to check out the website for all the newest collections.

Until next time…. Happy Scrapping!

xxx

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