Peace | Nathalie DeSousa December 18, 2017 07:00

Hello everyone!

 

Nathalie here with a new project filled with  Christmas spirit.   I just love this time of the year,  it seems like my home becomes cozier as we approach Christmas.  With that in mind, I created a project all about my baby and his favorite spot during the holidays.

 

 

As you can see our baby loves to nap in front or under the Christmas tree!  So what better way to document this picture than to create a background filled with Christmas trees.

 

 

 

The Christmas tree background was created using the Fold a Tree cut file and some white cardstock.   The cut was sized to about 8.5x11 in and most of the free spaces were backed with papers from the Studio Calico's Northern Light kit.

 

 

The cut out was then hand stitched to the background paper.  To add more texture and interest to the page, a few stitches were used to secure the folded piece to the mat in some of the background trees. 

 


To frame the picture of our baby, the rectangular frame image from the Infinity Hearts was cut form wood grain white cardstock.   A bit of embroidery thread was looped along some of the edges of the frame to add texture to the page.

 


 

The title of this page was created using the Script Font cut file.  The word "Peace" was welded together, and then cut twice from one of the papers from the Studio Calico's Northern Lights kit.  A bit of foam adhesive pops the title from the page.

 

 

I love the end result of this page.  The non-traditional colors combined with all the cut files and hand stitching complement the picture of our baby peacefully sleeping under the Christmas Tree.

 

Remember to stop by Just Nick Studio Store to check all the cut files used in this project, and all the new designs being added to the store.  If you have questions on how this came together, do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Have a blessed Christmas!