Friday, August 24, 2012

Sunshine Layout by Nicolle Kramer using My Minds Eye- Follow Your Heart- Be Happy Collection

Sunshine Layout
Designed by: Nicolle Kramer
Featuring: My Minds Eye- Follow Your Heart- Be Happy Collection

Jolie enjoying some time in the pool with her new goggles.


Misc. supplies: Green bazzill card stock, pearls and be happy brads.
Tools: Martha Stewart punch

Preparing your page components:
  • Use Be Happy- Follow Paper for your base side B and distress all edges.
  • Cut 8"x6" piece from another piece of follow paper using side A graph/grid looking paper.
  • Cut 10"x 4 1/2"  and a 1"x10" from Honey Pink Paper using blue/white striped side.
  • Cut  1 1/2" x 11" piece from Striped Pink paper.
  • Fussy cut around the image on Follow Paper.
  • Cut (3) 1 1/2" x 12" pieces from green bazzil basics paper and border punch.
  • Cut 2 Transparency frames. Place 1 transparency over photo and adhere.
  • Cut 8 1/2" from Maya Road Large Daisy Lace Trim
  • Fussy cut 1 hexagon from the Striped Pink paper.
  • Fussy cut 2 medium light blue doilies from the Happy Doily Paper.
  • Cut a piece about and inch bigger from white bazzill paper for the photo mat and border punch around it.
  • Cut a piece about 1/4" bigger then your photo and mat your photo. 
  • Layer flowers from bigger to smaller on top each other and put brad through center.
  • Attach one of the blue doilies to a white doily.
Assembling your layout:
  • Center and attach the Follow Paper side A 8"x6" piece of paper to base Follow side B.
  • Attach the 10"x 4 1/2" piece of honey pink paper blue /white striped side toward the bottom over follow follow side a paper.
  • Attach You are my sunshine transparency on the far left on top of the honey pink paper. Attach the green border punched paper at the top and bottom of the honey pink paper.
  • Attach the striped pink paper above the honey pink paper and slightly behind it at a bit of an angle with left side a bit higher then the right.
  • Attach the  1"x 10" honey pink paper on top of striped pink paper at a slight angle with the right side slightly higher. Attach the last green border punched piece at top.
  • Attach the border cut and green mat to photo and attach with foam squares in the center of layout. 
  • Attach the white and blue doily at top left of photo and embellish with 3 flowers.
  • Attach fussy cut image from follow paper side A at the bottom right of photo. Embellish with layered stickers  flowers and brads as shown. 
  • Attach the large daisy vintage lace trim along bottom of photo.
  • I used a sketch for inspiration.


  1. This is stunning Nicolle. Love all the small details. Hugs, Anita

  2. Super layout Nicolle!! I love the brads in the centers of the flowers, so pretty!


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