Since my original plan for this blog was to share my passion for scrapbooking, then maybe it’s time for me to post a layout.  I was thrilled last week when I laid my eyes….and hands…on the gorgeous new collection by Margie Romney-Aslett called Authentique Paper.  Gosh, these papers are lovely to work with, and I did a two-page display layout for my local store Scrap-A-Lot with the “Blissful” line…isn’t that the nicest name?

Honestly, these papers design themselves! Normally, I’m not a big fan of yellow, but Margie’s patterned papers in this palette are truly stunning.  I kept the layout quite simple…which is a big accomplishment for me! hee hee!

Cut out these flowers from the paper and added a black ribbon border…
The bird cage is also cut from the paper, and I placed a Prima black bling flourish behind.
The edges of the background papers are punched with a Martha Stewart border and corner punch.
I inked all the edges with Color Box Charcoal Chalk Ink and added the black Twiddley Bitz chipboard accents…

I wanted to create a layout to remind my children that they mean the world to me, and thus the title “I Love You” with the Tiny Alpha stickers.  These collections come with the most adorable tiny alphas, die cuts, title tags and “Diction” stickers (those are the words I placed beside each photo to describe my kids…luckily I was in a good mood that day!).

And the BEST news is…there are two more lines:  a pink collection called “Uncommon” and a blue collection called “Journey.”  They are just as lovely as “Blissful.”

“Journey” from Authentique Paper
“Uncommon” by Authentique Paper

Hmmmmm…I feel another shopping trip coming on 🙂

14 Comments on The Fabulous New Authentique Paper!

  1. Micupoftea~
    June 27, 2011 at 11:12 pm (13 years ago)

    WOnderful 2 pgr, Kelly! Fabulous pattern mix, love the inked edges, quote and birdcage. You have a beautiful family~

  2. Sandi Smith
    June 28, 2011 at 4:08 am (13 years ago)

    Beautiful work Kelly!!! Your kids are gorgeous and so are those papers!

  3. Noor Nahdi
    June 28, 2011 at 6:54 am (13 years ago)

    Wowza, this LO rocks!!! Your local store must be so happy to have you on their design team 🙂

  4. Luz Maria Bruna
    June 28, 2011 at 7:07 am (13 years ago)

    What a beautiful layout Kelly,love the colours and your design is BEAUTIFUL!!!

  5. Paula
    June 28, 2011 at 9:21 am (13 years ago)

    Great job as always Kelly! I can’t wait to see the layout in person tomorrow at the store!!

  6. Sandra D
    June 28, 2011 at 11:41 am (13 years ago)

    Beautiful layout Kelly! It was so clever to use the black & white photos with this paper – they look like they were made to go together. You say the layout is simple; I say it is simply gorgeous.

  7. Cindy Gay
    June 28, 2011 at 6:04 pm (13 years ago)

    Love the layout of your kids. You know the oldest girl looks like you! Great design. Like the chippies. Great photos with the kids heads all tiled in the same direction.

  8. Michelle
    June 28, 2011 at 6:52 pm (13 years ago)

    Stunning work my friend!!!!I agree with Sandra…b/w photos was definitely the way to go and mixes beautifully with these pps!

  9. ScrappyLizzy
    June 28, 2011 at 8:05 pm (13 years ago)

    Oh my Kelly, your work is so detailed and beautiful! And what a beautiful collection of papers, definitely will check them out. Also, thanks for stopping by my blog! Your sweet comment is very much appreciated. I saw your layout “Fragments” in the most recent issue of the Somerset scrapbook magazine and WOW! I was blown away not only by your craft work, but by the beautiful way to pay a tribute to your dad. I feel so privileged to have read that story and to look at your artwork!!!

  10. Izzyb
    June 29, 2011 at 2:17 pm (13 years ago)

    Beautiful two-pager. You have the most exquisite details. I am such a big fan.

  11. Kazza
    June 30, 2011 at 11:23 pm (13 years ago)

    Wonderful work Kelly! Love the two pager and your kids are gorgeous!! That pp line looks fab. and I really love your design. Thanks for stopping by my blog too. So appreciated!

  12. karenjones1
    July 1, 2011 at 6:48 am (13 years ago)

    Just gorgeous! I’ll have to check out your LSS.

  13. Ruki
    July 3, 2011 at 10:29 pm (13 years ago)

    amazing!! love those colors,and the birdcage is gorgeus!

  14. janine
    July 13, 2011 at 12:46 pm (13 years ago)

    I just purchased this paper a couple of days ago and went searching online today to check out some projects with this beautiful paper. Google is how I found you =) LOVE what you made!! I also love your blog—your style of writing is fantastic!


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