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Storyline Meets Jane Davenport

By Midwesterngirl @MidwesternGirl5

Hey hey everyone!
Today I'm here with a new Storyline layout I've created using pieces of Jane Davenport's new collection at Michaels!
Storyline meets Jane Davenport
If you've followed my work for any amount of time, you know how much I love Heidi Swapp's Storyline collection.
Quick & easy story-focused documenting is my favorite. And Heidi's Storyline pieces are really just the perfect way to get the job done.
But sometimes I like to mix things up a bit.
Sometimes I like to challenge myself to use items I may not always be naturally drawn to in my scrapbooking.
That's where this page comes in.
Now, I'm definitely NOT a mixed media artist (that's also something you probably know if you've followed me for a while). BUT, I love Jane Davenport and her pens, inks & papers.
So, I decided to see what I could do to incorporate some of my favorite pieces of Jane's new collection into a Storyline layout.
How about a look at how my page came together?
Storyline meets Jane Davenport
I started my page using some of Jane's brand new Mermaid Markers.
If you've never used these beautiful markers, you're missing out.
They work sort of like a watercolor brush...with built-in color.
The colors are bright & bold & GORGEOUS, and there are a ton of different shades available.
Storyline meets Jane Davenport
To begin, I wrote the word "LOVE" in "Polar Lights" and highlighted it a bit using "Stormy Seas."
Then I added "BEACH" with a journaling marker and highlighted it with pale blue "Lagoon."
I love that little addition!
Storyline meets Jane Davenport
I added my photo and then tucked a small piece of one of Jane's new Collage Papers...just to include a bit more of that fantastic hot pink.
A few self-adhesive Confettissue pieces add some more color and bit more dimension to the page.
Storyline meets Jane Davenport
I used my "Lagoon" Mermaid Marker to add some blue scribbles (reminiscent of waves) to the bottom of my page, dropped a few splashes around the paper and then added a bit of journaling.
Storyline meets Jane Davenport
I really like that I was able to stay true to my style (simple and not too-overembellished), while still using some of my most-loved mixed media products.
Thank you so much for stopping by! I hope I've inspired you to maybe step outside your creative box and try something new today!
SUPPLIES | Heidi Swapp Storyline, Jane Davenport Mermaid Markers, Collage Papers :: all items available at Michaels stores and on michaels.com

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