Hi friends and welcome back to my blog! Today I have a really cool travelers notebook layout I created using a transparency and specifically working with Layers, both in Photoshop and in physical papers! I have been loving working with the Traci Reed Designs Sunkissed collection and created this page for her blog post: Teach Me Tuesday Digital Stamps and Cut Files. I am loving working in a travelers notebook binder, which afforded me the ability to add this transparency. This one is from Citrus Twist. You can see other similar layouts from me through this link: Travelers Notebook Layouts. For today’s layout, follow along with my process below!
My original design concept for this page was to use the Rainbow cut file as a stamp so I could size it in Photoshop to fit onto my page. I also wanted to color each bow of the rainbow with a different patterned paper, and I also wanted to have all the elements layered onto the tie dye paper as the background. But I realized after I got everything printed and cut, that layering the bows directly onto the tie dye paper made the bows kind of disappear. So I decided to place the different layers onto a piece of transparency and so now you get a “layered experience” as you turn the pages. Ha!
This had a couple of advantages in the overall page design too. It made a space in between the bows to put my title. I’ve used the cute minty alphas in the kit to spell out Love Yourself. I decided to adhere the middle bow onto the tie dye paper after all, and that gave me a cool curve to place my journaling around. This cut file also had the really cute hearts, so I used that to clip my photo and added that onto the transparency.
There are so many fun details to this page! It’s a lot to try to communicate just in words, I know. I also thought I would share another Photoshop In Five, so you could see how I worked with these Layers to create these patterned paper rainbows. Check that out here!
Thanks so much for following along with this fun process today! I hope you are inspired to make something fun and to use your digital supplies in a different way!