Humorous, whimsical embellishments (kites, banners, pinwheels, trees, flowers, clouds)
Bright, bold, playful papers (often with a scene on them)
Playful patterns (polka dots, stripes, chevrons, checks)
Scenes often created on layouts
Photographs often worked into other elements on page
Tongue-in-cheek humor, whimsical feel
Fun fonts used in journaling & titles
Use of fanciful, often 3-D products
Christa's challenge: use mediums
Frosted Designs: use ink and mists
I used this sketch 8-3-11:
And here is what I made:
All the stickers and patterned papers, plus the white cardstock are Momenta's Endless summer collection.
My whimsical elements - sea embellies, bright papers with scenes, scene created on the layout, photo working into the page (as the journalling) and fun fonts.
Here is a closeup of the gesso, which was striped and then misted with Tattered Angels. The same mist was also used on the white cardstock.