Scrapbook Layout – Americana style

Hi Everyone,

Well I admit I wasn’t sure about how I would make an Americana Style work for a layout by an Aussie about an Aussie, but in the end I was really happy with how it turned out. The red, blue and white colour scheme ending up suiting my page about my daughter growing up.

My daughter is nearly 11 and will start to move towards her teenage years.  I wanted to create a page that celebrates her as she is right now and encourages her to hold on to the confidence and who she is as she grows up.

The Americana style worked well for this page as I wanted to create a page with lots of little details (to represent the complexity of personality), a mix of textures and lots of repetitions of shapes.  I was originally inspired by the text of some of the stickers from the Stationery Noted collection and then the colours which are a mix of reds, blues and neutrals. The stars are a great motifs that makes me think about shining bright and dreaming big.  I used the colours to provide inspiration for the photograph that I took of her posed with a favourite red umbrella.

To see more ideas and ways to use the Americana style on your pages check out the Get It Scrapped Blog Article here.

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Supplies: Patterned Papers – Echo Park, Kaisercraft, Teresa Collins, MME; Paper Embellishments – Kaisercraft, Heidi Swapp, Teresa Collins, Elle’s Studio; Stickers: Teresa Collins; Chipboard – Bo Bunny, Flowers: Dusty Attic; Washi Tape: Hazel and Ruby;  Alphas: Franchville; Pin- Maya Road; Stamp: Hero Arts; Punch: Martha Stewart; Ink: Archival. 
Thanks for stopping by,