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Thursday, April 24, 2008

Family Scrapbook Layout

Good Morning Everyone! This scrapbook layout was borrowed from my club blog site. All my scrapbooking layouts has been focused primarily for my club site and I don't have the time to create a layout for this blog site. I wish I could work faster but unfortunately, trying to create projects for 3 blog sites is a challenge!

Anyway, the theme of this layout is "family". I used CTMH "Serendipity Level 2 paper kit" and CTMH "Just Blooms Big Pinks" for the flowers at the top left corner. Using a craft blade, I cut parts of the images of the designer paper. I kept part of it intact and slid my photo under the cut images to frame it. I also used CTMH Bigger Brads for the center of the flowers.

The chipboards are from K&Co and the stone like alpha stickers are from EK Success. I used the "visual triangle" principle to create balance to my layout. The photo corner to the top right is what balances both the black and red colors of my layout which attempts to focus my photo as the center point.

The photo is a picture of me and my family taken a few years ago. I believe this was taken in 2004. This was the last "professional or studio" photo we took together.

I'm hoping to take a family "studio" photo soon. It seems as the kids grow older, the less we take family photos together. It's a big thing when the kids are little for some reason but less so when they're older.

Hope y'all have a wonderful day!!


Rita said...

Luv what you did with this layout, awesome job!

pescbrico said...

Wonderful page. I have to agree with you. We have to take picture often of the family because they are growing so fast!

Ila said...

This is just Gorgeous! What a Beautiful family picture!!
I found the same thing...I have tons of pics of the kids when they were small but far less as they got older. Not sure whether it was because we just got too busy or because the changes didn't seem as apparent as they were when they were small.

2 Worlds said...

This is beautiful paper, like to see you doing this layouts !

malieta said...

Your layout and beautiful Maria! The DP is so pretty!!! Your comment is so true about family photos. My family needs to make an appointment to have updated pictures taken also.
p.s. have a great weekend:)

Teri said...

Love this layout. I'm getting inspired to scrap again. Your family photo is beautiful!!

Amy said...

Really pretty! I love how it all ties together so nicely and how the photo is tucked a little under!

Flossie's Follies said...

What a beautiful page, and family, love how you have the flowers coming over the photo. I can barely keep up with one blog.

Jen - a "Spice Angel" said...

this is pretty, girl!!! yep, kids are growing up soooo quickly!! Enjoy them while you can!!!


Michelle said...

Gorgeous family page, Maria!

Sonia said...

Love the color combo, the pp, everything.

Greetings, Sony