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Lucky Layout by Gillian Nelson

Gillian Nelson (Blog: Gillian Nelson | Instagram: @gnelson05 | Pinterest: @gilliann | Twitter: @GillianNelson05) has a special person in mind when she thinks of being lucky!

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Supplies: Shimelle True Stories (370736) – Enamel Dots, (370719) – Berry Infusion Paper, (370703) – English Breakfast Paper, (370723) – Croissant Paper, (370717) – Frappe Paper, (370704) – Grey Floral Paper, (370710) – Cappuccino Paper, (370708) – Green Tea Paper; We R Memory Keepers (662601) – True Stories Embossing Strips; Stitched (STCHTH-68967) – Accent Words Thickers, (STCHTH-68969) – Everyday Alpha Thickers; DIY Shop (366900) – Mini Stapler; Cardstock (MONO8-9089) Parakeet, (FOURZ8-1291) – Granny Smith, (AM71-563) – Kraft; Pen (CSGP-62585) – Candy Shop Gel Pen/Pastel White; Thread – DMC Floss; Silhouette Cutfile Design ID #56331 – Shamrocks

How to: Print journaling down the right margin of an 8.5×11 piece of kraft cardstock. Adhere a strip of True Stories patterned paper along the bottom border of the background paper on a slight diagonal. Cut two shamrock shapes from different shades of green cardstock. Cut inserts for the shamrock leaves from seven different True Stories patterned papers and adhere them within the shamrock designs. Use a foam tab square to pop up one corner of each patterned paper insert to add some dimension. Embroider a running stitch along the stem of each shamrock with white thread and also add stitching details to each leaf. Layer a photo between the two shamrocks. Create a banner from kraft cardstock using the True Stories "Thank You" embossing strip. Cut out the embossed design and adhere it to the top of the layout layered over a thin strip of patterned paper.  dd written journaling to the shamrocks using a white gel pen. Embellish with enamel dots and Thickers.

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