Helloooo sweet friends!  Today I have another layout and flower tutorial created with Donna Salazar's Antiquities Collection.  I can't get enough of these papers!  If you've taken a peek at the work of my talented team mates, you can see that this paper collection works perfectly with a variety of different styles.  
These photos are of me and my husband two years ago while we were still dating.  Sometimes I still can't believe that we managed to get married.  There were so many obstacles to overcome before we could be together, but we did it!  And like my title says... it seems like a dream come true.
For my background I used Corrugated Board by Zutter.  I painted it with white acrylic paint and distressed the edges with a Zutter Distrezz-it-All.  The small flower on top was made using Donna Salazar's One Sheet Wonderful shown below.
The flower shapes are compatible with Donna's Rose Creations dies by Spellbinders.  Alternatively, you can simply cut out the shapes and layer them to create a beautiful flower.  I spritzed the layers with Smooch Spritz in Mixed Berries and Tea Party before assembling the flower.
This ruler strip was also cut from the One Sheet Wonderful.  I distressed the edges of the strip and secured the pleats with tiny staples.
The scallop border is Dusty Attic's Fancy Trim #3 (DA0469).
The border of the heart layered behind my photos was hand-stitched.  I also stitched my title using a stitching template that I created.  Click HERE for a quick tutorial on how to create your own template.  The awesome gears below the title were made using Donna's Sprightly Sprockets die.  I LOVE those dies!!!  I added eyelets to the die cuts to add a bit of a grungy feel.
I adore metal embellies, especially eyelets.  I added lacing to the corner of my layout, using antique eyelets and hemp cord.  
The skeleton clock face is made by The Dusty Attic (DA0430).  It was painted with white acrylic paint, spritzed with three different shades of Smooch Spritz and coated with a layer of Glitter Glam.  The paper layered behind the photo was torn from Donna's Crafty Chronicle.  I wrinkled it up and inked the edges with Chestnut Cat's Eye Pigment Ink.  On the photos, I painted a white border for a further distressed feel.
I created this flower using Donna Salazar's Rose Creations Dies.  For a tutorial on how to create this flower, click HERE.

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For a list of products used, please click on the link below.