Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Three Ring Circus.... Le Cirque Style!

Happy Wednesday! ...I almost said Thursday! I have been off all week! lol.. Welcome to my third day of showing love to Graphic 45! Here is a layout that I made using the Le Cirque line.
I love the colors in this line. They are so rich and the patterns are just fun! As cliche as it is... this is a picture of my husband and me at the circus! I started this layout using strips of torn paper layered on each other. I then added the three rings and my picture. The bottom of my mat is also torn.

Here is a close up of my little flower bouquet. I cut my flower spirals out with my Silhouette and rolled them up with the Imaginisce Petal Roller. A little trick for making the flowers is to mist the paper lightly with water. It softens the paper, making it easier to work with. My leaves I stamped onto a piece of pattern paper and cut out... This is a technique to remember: Stamping on to pattern paper.

Here is a banner that I made using the Le Cirque Borders sheet. I distressed the edges and then adhered it with a little pizazz by making it wavey.

After making my pinwheel card, I really loved the idea, so I brought it to my layout! This time I used 8 triangles and one of my favorite embellishments... My elephant brad that I made using my I-Top!

This embellishment was neat because I discovered that my Imaginisce D-Stress tool was able to distress the edges of copper! I used my I-Rock to add all my bling!

Working with this line has been a blast! All of Graphic 45's lines are so unique and when working with their paper creativity just flows! Check out all their products here!


  1. cute! very cozy and i like the layout also lol! :)

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  3. I am so TOTALLY in love with Graphic 45!!