Monday, May 9, 2016
National Scrapbooking Day
I was thrilled to be able to a lot of scrapbooking over the weekend.
I've been away from it for a while now, so I have quite a backlog of photos to scrap.
It really was fun to get all my stuff out and participate in challenges. I'm hoping to continue to get some more done this week.
I thought I would share some layouts this week. Today, I wanted to share some Halloween layouts...from two years ago....
These are pretty simple, when you have as many photos to scrap as I do, you can't make every single layout an eight hour work of art. I'm trying to find just one or two things to make something 'interesting' and keep myself from getting carried away.
For the Little Mermaid layout above, I used a simple grid design. Some scraps of paper were used to create the 'open' grid spaces. I wrote my journaling on vellum and stitched that over one of the open spaces, and then added the title over the other open space. A little hint, the alphas that I used were a little two large to fit 'little' into the width of the space, so I just trimmed down the 'i's and the 't's, the same alphas were used for 'maid', so you can see the actual shape of those 'i's.
Carina's layout was really simple. I played off the lines of the street in the photo on the left to cut the lighter cardstock. I think it adds some great interest and dynamism to the layout, and beyond that I kept it really simple. I like how the geometry of the photo is echoed in the background.
That's all for me today. I'll have some more layouts to share over the course of the week. Hope your week is off to a great start!