3-to-inspire with Diane


Hi everyone, Diane here with another 3-to-inspire challenge for you! You can find this challenge here every Saturday for those who need a little extra creative push to get scrapbooking, to keep scrapbooking or for those who just like a challenge! Your take on this challenge can be a layout, Traveler's Notebook page or a pocket page spread in your Life Crafted and remember that you'll want to include all 3 prompts on your project.

Your prompts this week are:
  1. Use a pocket or two
  2. Create three clusters
  3. Add texture with stitching
Here’s my take on this challenge using the December Add-on kit ...


I created my pockets by trimming the middle row out of a 12x12 page protector and stitching it onto my background. This give me not only the four pockets for my photo and journaling cards, but also the space behind them as secondary pockets for adding hidden journaling or tags or extra photos if needed.


As well as stitching the pockets down, and leaving the threads nice and long so I could bunch them up and tuck them in, I also stitched pieces of ephemera together to create layers and texture.


The stick on the Snowflake puffy stickers isn't great, so I also used stitching to hold them in place. Go slowly and carefully when using your sewing machine through puffy stickers!


I created a smaller, flatter cluster at the top left, which begins to draw your eye through the layout from the top, through the photo ...


... into the title and middle cluster before ending at the bottom cluster. All the layers and texture create this cozy, fun, festive vibe which I really love!


Here's a look at the process this layout took ...



Thanks for stopping by today and I'd love to see any page you create using this challenge so don't forget to tag me and share in the Citrus Twist Facebook Fan page!


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3-to-inspire with Diane