it's Lisa and today I'm sharing a new layout, using the SQUARE OFF cutfile.
You can find the cutfile on the CUTSHOPPE website.
When you look at the cutfile as is, you see this regular square pattern. When I looked at it a bit longer though, I could make out a heart in the middle, by filling only some of the squares. In fact, the very cool thing about this cutfile, is that you can fill any squares and make it look different every time. So there are many possibilities with this cutfile.
I backed all of the squares to create the heart shape and backed the rest of the squares with vellum (which you can't really see on the pictures...). Then I adhered the whole thing to a mint sheet of cardstock and started machine-stitching. I used a regular stitch on the borders and a zig-zag stitched all around the heart.
Then I created a frame for my layout, using a pink patterned paper from my stash.
Then I added my chosen embellishments in a way that I liked and looked balanced to me. I also added some tangled thread to give the whole thing more detail and interest.
To finish, I added some white splatters of paint.
I really hope you like it and are inspired to use that cutfile too.
See you soon,