The idea behind the class is learning how to mix patterned paper from one collection with papers from other collections. In all honesty, that part of the material is completely lost on me since I rarely keep up with the manufacturer of a product and never purchase kits or collections of paper. However, the material is written so that we all learn how to mix and match different patterned papers - and that is definitely fun and inspiring!
Prompt One started us off with four ideas for layouts, the first one being to use one color of paper in multiple tones to create a monochromatic layout. I decided it was time to scrap about our Laundry Room Remodel, so I started with one full sheet of patterned paper and my yellow scraps.
I mounted my photos on yellow cardstock, then pulled several patterned papers from my stash to create this layout based on Shimelle's example. Since she suggested using a small amount of one additional color, I allowed a small amount of red to show in one patterned paper and added a red brad to create a trio of red pops of color.