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Ocean Air Layout

Ocean Air Layout:

Size of paper needed to make the project: 12" x 12"
Approximate Crafting Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour 
If you want a creative way to document a fun family vacation, check out this project!

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  • Photos: (1) 6” x 4” and (1) 4” x 3 1/4”

  • DCWV Coastal Stack

  • Fiskars Paper Trimmer

  • Double Sided Adhesive

  • Pen

  • Optional: Tag die, Sequins, Glitter Washi Tape, Twine, Ink Mist

1. Start with one 12” x 12” patterned paper and add Ink Mist splatters going diagonally across the page and set to dry.  This will become the background for the layout.

2.  Trim one sheet from the stack to 12” x 8” and adhere slightly to the right of the background page.

3.  Next trim a sheet to 9” x 7” and adhere it over the middle.  ( This is the dark blue and scalloped paper in the above layout.)

4. Trim two mats for your photos measuring: (1) 6 1/4” x 4 1/4” and (1) 4 1/4” x 3 1/2”.  Adhere these to photos then adhere to layout.

5. Trim strips of sentiments from the paper, and adhere around the layout.

6. Trim a vertical journal box, write journaling then adhere next to larger photo.

7. Trim another sentiment card and adhere it to the side of the smaller photo.

8. Optional: Add a die cut tag from patterned paper and adhere behind the 9”x 7”, add sequins across the layout, and a strip of washi tape straight across the bottom of the layout.

  • If you want to add a tag, check out our other tutorials of Mixed Media tags!