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Starshine Layout by Gina

The Starshine collection is not just for boys.  There are many pieces that work well for the everyday as well as for girl projects.  I chose some of the floral pieces in the collection to help pretty up this page about my daughter.

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Supplies: Shimelle Starshine (374057) – Acetate Ephemera, Shimelle Starshine (374054) – Acrylic Shapes, Shimelle Starshine (374061) – Epoxy Paper Clips, Shimelle Starshine (374059) – Flair Buttons, Shimelle Starshine (374039) – Apollo Patterned Paper, Shimelle Starshine (374035) – Artemis Patterned Paper, Shimelle Starshine (374021) – Astro Patterned Paper, Shimelle Starshine (374037) – Curiosity Patterned Paper, Shimelle Starshine (374038) – Galileo Patterned Paper, Shimelle Starshine (374026) – Horizon Patterned Paper, Shimelle Starshine (374025) – Hubble Patterned Paper, Shimelle Starshine (374031) – Juno Patterned Paper, Shimelle Starshine (374028) – Kepler Patterned Paper, Shimelle Starshine (374033) – Mercury Patterned Paper, Shimelle Starshine (374030) – Odyssey Patterned Paper, Shimelle Starshine (374040) – Phoenix Patterned Paper, Shimelle Starshine (374043) – Viking Patterned Paper, Shimelle Starshine (374055) – Phrase Stamp, Shimelle Starshine (374050) – Accent & Phrase Stickers, Shimelle Starshine (374051) – Accent & Phrase 6×12 2 Sheets, Shimelle Starshine (374052) – Chipboard
 
How To: Use a die cutting machine to cut out background from white cardstock paper.  Trim pieces of various patterned papers and place behind cut out background.  Use a paint brush to flick white paint across the page, set aside to dry.  Print a 6×4 black and white photo, adhere to center of page.  Adhere stickers behind and above photo.  Clip an epoxy paper clip onto the right side of photo.  Print out journaling, trim and adhere to page just below photo.  Use a sewing machine to stitch down journaling strips.  Adhere chipboard, acrylic and acetate stars to page.  Use a mini stapler to staple down a couple of the stars.  Place a floral chipboard sticker to left hand side of page just below photo.  Adhere acrylic "Shine" sticker to bottom right hand side of page.  Place a small tag (from ephemera pack) to top right hand side of page.  Use a sewing machine to stitch down.  Place an acrylic star on top.  Stamp phrase stamp onto page using white dye based ink.  Finish page by using a sewing machine to add random stitching to page in a sporadic pattern.
 
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