Just as I was drifting off to sleep after getting it home I had an idea. As quickly as I could - once I woke up of course - I had to try it.
While I create plenty of cards and love to do mini books, I've found a renewed interest in creating 12x12 layouts - thanks to the Sketch class I'm teaching. I've managed to get several wedding layouts done - I mean, it's only been 10 years since we renewed our vows with a ceremony - as well as layouts about my sister's wedding, a vacation to Puerto Penasco and more. So what was I going to do with 6x6 paper? How about make my own 12x12??
I'm now thinking of all kinds of ways to create my own paper using my scrap stash. Long 12" strips in varying widths all stitched together. Different sizes of squares and rectangles. What about those sheets of cardstock where I've only used a portion of it? I've got plenty of 12xsomething sheets in my stash. I could easily find papers to add to them to create a full 12x12 again.
And because my background paper is so
I'd love to see your variations of this technique! Leave a comment with a link to a blog post or photo site so I can see them. Join the creative journey!