Mar 24, 2010

Flower Power for Boys

I have never thought that flowers are only for girls. I always believe flowers work well with boys as well and it definitely does not make them sissy. My obsession with flowers does not make me wish that I have a girl instead so I can make pretty little stuff for her. In fact, I created lots of projects and layouts using flowers for my hubby and son and I think they look wonderful!

With the release of an awesome huge range of new collection from Prima Marketing, I practically wiped off the shelf in my local scrapbooking store! Lol! The moment I laid my eyes on them, I knew I had to add them to my existing collection of Prima stuff.

I’d love to share with you a page that I’ve created using lots of yummy Prima goodies from the new 2010 Winter collection. I cut out part of the flourishes from the Shabby Chic “Grape Twilight” paper and adhered it onto a white cardstock at the bottom right corner of the page.

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I then cut out a frame from Hambly Studio “All Mixed Up” overlay , inserted it below a picture of my boy, which was matted with maroon color cardstock. I also cut out the flower flourish from the Raspberry Tea “Peach Cobbler” paper and layered them under the picture.

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I created layers of flowers and leaves on the left side of the picture to add some texture to the layout.

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Next, I added some crystal from “Say It With Crystal* to the top right corner of the picture, which adds a little more dimension to the layout.

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I completed this layout with a clutter of more flowers, leaves and crystal at the bottom right corner of the picture. The title “Precious” is from the Shabby Chic Journaling Chipboard

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And voila! Here’s the finished layout with lots of beautiful Prima products……flowers, leaves, crystal and papers……..a feminine touch but still works perfectly for a boy.

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Don’t be afraid to use flowers for boys or men layouts, they will look great!

Leena

5 comments:

  1. Love the combinations of colour and texture you've used on this page, Leena!

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  2. Beautiful layout! Thanks for sharing!

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  3. Absoutely love this layout but unfortunately with a son who is 13 HE WON"T have flowers on his layouts (: and since the layouts are going in his album for him to keep ... well I need to make layouts that he will like (: (: (:
    Any suggestions LOL cause I am running out of ideas

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