This week I was graciously asked by Inspired Blueprints to create a page for their new sketch #43! (see below)
If you haven't been over there to visit, you will be very inspired. I plan to pop over there more often for inspiration - these ladies are SO talented!
I don't usually go by sketches, but I found it to be something new and fun to try. It can really get you started - even if you don't use the sketch exactly!
Here is my thought process as I built this page:
I found this brown die cut paper in my stash and liked the sides on it and thought it represented the design on the left in the sketch. I also had an idea to do a full page of journaling in the background (inspired by an ad that I saw) and then lay my photos over the top. I had these cute pics of Kati playing puzzles and instead of writing, "Kati loves puzzles" (boring!), I decided to jot down all the things I could think of that she loves to play these days! I ended up repeating the journaling, because I couldn't think of enough things to fill up the whole page. But it turned out to be a good thing because then I didn't feel bad covering up some of the journaling with the pics. I don't have a 12 x 12" printer, so I printed my journaling on a piece of 8.5 x 11" vellum and layered it over the die cut paper.
Jenni Bowlin supplies used: Town Square die cut paper, Sheriff's Office Town Square paper, chipboard stars, orange Vintage Sew-On Buttons and the yellow paper is Lemonade from the Front Porch line. Alphas are Pink Paislee.
Working on my March 19-20th classes for Connecticut and I'm thrilled as to how they are turning out! I can't wait to visit them again and share what I've been up to! Hope to see you there. Here is the information again: Lasting Memories. More info on the classes is coming soon, I promise.