Dreaming of Dreams Layout


Hello, G45ers!

  We are thrilled to share a few fun tips and tricks on how to add whimsy and delight to your scrapbook pages.  Graphic 45 Brand Ambassador Extraordinaire, Kavitha shares her step by step process on how she created this magical Dreamland Layout.  We hope this project inspires you to try out a new technique, and when you do be sure to share your projects with us on Instagram using the #Graphic45 hashtag.  

Dreaming of Dreams Layout 

By Kavitha


“Hello G45 fans,

Today I have a cute and whimsical layout featuring the Dreamland collection. This collection is perfect for little ones with magical illustration. To go with the theme of the paper I made a layout filled with clouds and stars.



To start with, cut some cloud shapes in cardstock, make them in varied sizes from big to small. Using them as templates, cut them with pattern papers, and stick both together.


Tip: Use different patterns to cut the clouds in both dark and light colors for interest



To create the background mix modeling paste with metallic gold paint and apply it through star stencil, and while the paste is still wet sprinkle some gold glitter powder.


Tip: Chipboard designs add an elegant look and dimension to your layout, select them according to your theme. Here I chose star-shaped elements and a decorative frame to go with my theme


For the first layer add your main elements and form a basic layout. Here I added the clouds, chipboard shapes, and tiny pieces of scrap pattern papers behind the photo.


Tip: Create a mini composition similar to your main design on the opposite corner to create visual interest. 


Now add layers of flowers, die cuts, and fussy cut elements around your composition in a pleasing way. 


Tip: Mix white paint with water and splatter all over the layout to more magical look




Thank you for stopping by,

Happy crafting!”



Graphic 45 Supplies List:

Dreamland -12 by 12 collection kit

Dreamland – 12 by 12 patterns and solids

Dreamland -8 by 8 paper pad

Dreamland  diecuts


Other Supplies:

Modelling paste

Metallic gold paint

Gold glitter

Star stencil

Chipboard designs

Happy Papercrafting!


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