May 6, 2016

May Projects for Blue Fern Studios

I am absolutely in love with the beautiful new Blue Fern Studio's Tranquility collection.  I love the earthy, natural, calming colors and themes in the collection. I decided I would do all my May layouts using the new collection and the gorgeous new flowers that match with it.


For my first layout, I actually let the beautiful orange flowers of the Tranquil Blooms inspire my choice of image! I just love this beautiful vintage image and I though she just radiated calmness in this photo!  I layered some pieces from the Tranquility Calling Cards Paper under the photo, using the Blissful paper for my base.


In this closeup you can see the Calm chipboard and Mini Flourishes which I embossed with Imagine Ink Chili Powder embossing powder.


I added lots of stamps to this layout background, including the Forever texture and chain stamp and the Making Plans stamp.


In addition to the beautiful Tranquil Blooms, I added some smaller flowers from the Courtship Blooms. I added some orange splashes to my background.


Blue Fern Studios Supplies:

Paper:
Blue Fern Studios Tranquility Collection~Blissful
Blue Fern Studios Tranquility Collection~Calling Cards

Chipboard:
Calm
Mini Flourishes

Imagine Ink Embossing Powder:
Chili Powder

Stamps:
Forever
Making Plans



I just love this beautiful Patience paper I used for this layout. Again, I love to use the Calling Cards to layer under my images for extra layers and details. I chose this sweet photo of my daughter. She loves to practice her makeup and takes photos for Instagram!! I stole this one and played with it making it soft focused and black and white for a calm feeling.


I used the gorgeous Spring Frame chipboard to frame the photo of my daughter, using the Image Ink Breeze embossing powder and Sunshine glitter to add some special touches.  I just love all the names, the spring frame with Breeze and Sunshine, perfect!! In my flower cluster I added gorgeous Tranquility Blooms and Courtship Blooms flowers, along with a fun Prima nest!!


Here you can see Hushed chipboard word as well as my background stamping using a flower from the Country Garden stamp set in Walnut Stain Distress Ink and the gorgeous brick wall stamp from the Essential Textures stamp set in Shabby Shutters Distress Ink.


I finished the layout off with a bit of splashes using green mist. I like the sweet effect the Imagine Ink Sunshine glitter gives to the flowers on the Spring Frame!

Blue Fern Studios Supplies:

Paper:
Blue Fern Studios Tranquility Collection~Patience
Blue Fern Studios Tranquility Collection~Calling Cards

Chipboard:
Hushed
Spring Frame

Imagine Ink Embossing Powder:
Breeze

Imagine Ink Glitter:
Sunshine

Stamps:
Essential Textures
Country Garden




For my final layout I chose another serene looking vintage image! I love this beautiful image of a girl with a hint of blue in her dress. I thought it fit this beautiful Calm paper from the Tranquility collection perfectly.


This layout features a lot of flowers from the Tranquil Roses and Lilies flower set. I used the Serenity chipboard, embossed in Imagine Ink Seven Seas embossing powder. I also used the Tranquil Foliage, embossing it in both Imagine Ink Sage and Seven Seas embossing powder.


Here you can see the many layers I used from the Calling Cards paper, adding more lilies and roses from the Tranquil Blooms flowers.


For the background of my layout I used the Arcadia Textures stamp in Walnut Stain Distress Ink, adding lots of butterflies from the Bourbon Street stamp set. I finished off the layout with some masking and molding paste and some splashes of blue ink.

Blue Fern Studios Supplies:

Paper:
Blue Fern Studios Tranquility Collection~Calm
Blue Fern Studios Tranquility Collection~Calling Cards

Chipboard:
Serenity
Tranquil Foliage

Imagine Ink Embossing Powder:
Seven Seas
Sage

Stamps:
Arcadia Textures
Bourbon Street

I really enjoyed working on my layouts this month, and I hope you liked this look at the gorgeous Tranquility collection of paper, flowers, and chipboad!