Echo Park Paper: Cousins

Last weekend, all of my kids’ cousins slept over after a hometown parade celebration. They had so much fun staying up late into the night giggling and, no doubt, making memories.
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There is something about cousins that is just special. My daughters and their cousins have formed deep friendships with their cousins that I know will last a lifetime and those bonds are definitely something that deserve a spot in our family scrapbooks.
Today I’m up on the Echo Park Paper blog with a new layout using the Girl Cousins Mini Theme. They even have a boy version for cousins that I’m going to use soon on a page about my son.
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I am in love with the delicious felt texture of the Carta Bella Ultra White Felt Designer Cardstock. It was a natural choice when choosing a background for this page. I began by sprinkling a few drops of light gray mist around the page.
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The stickers in this mini collection have my heart and are perfect for these two girls’ wild personalities. They are always concocting some kind of an adventure to have together!
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I mean, how cute is that tent? The feather? The arrows?! I’m loving it all! I added a little dimension to the arrows and feather grouping by wrapping a length of twine around them and then tying it in a knot or a bow.
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I especially love that I had title letter stickers built right in on the Girl Cousin Sticker Sheet. I adhered them to a scrap of the Ultra White Felt Designer Cardstock and then trimmed around them with scissors, leaving a small offset edge.
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I created journaling strips for the bottom of the page with a few thoughts about these two cute girls. I accented the journal strips with a couple more heart stickers. I love the way it looks!
SUPPLIESCarta Bella Ultra White Felt Designer CardstockGirl Cousins Mini ThemeLovely Floral PaperCousin Love PaperJournaling Cards PaperGirl Cousin 6×13 Sticker Sheet

Have you taken the time to document the relationship you or your kids have with extended family members?

See you again soon!

JanaBold

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