Monday, May 21, 2012

One-page Week, Part 1


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• The sketch isn't uploaded to print at this time. The hosting site we use is having some server problems. It will be available to print as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience. 

"Life is Good in the Summer" by Penny Grimsley 
Supplies - Cardstock: Bazzill; Patterned paper: Echo Park; Embellishments: Echo Park; Punch: Martha Stewart, Jenni Bowlin; Twine: Doodlebug

Variation #1 - I changed the photo size to 3 x 3 and matted them on white, like they are Polaroids.

Variation #2 - I added a cardstock mat under the background paper after trimming it to 11x11.

Variation #3 - I did simple journaling with a tab punch and sticker strips on my photos.

Variation #4 - I placed the title where the journaling cluster was shown.

Variation #5 - I widened and lengthened the cardstock strip and used a border punch to help ground all the bright colors.

Variation #6 - I tied twine around the bottoms of the "Polaroids".

Variation #7 - I eliminated the little butterflies, as I felt they would be "too much" with the twine.

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"Our Early Morning Visitor" by Noey Hunt 
Products used - Patterned papers: SEI (pinecones), The Paper Company, Jillibean soup; Stickers: Martha Stewart (pinecones); Letters: mls, Making Memories, American Crafts, SEI; Tools: Cricut Gypsy Wanderings cartridge (branch)

Variation 1: I swapped out the banner for a tree branch to fit my theme.

Variation 2: This layout called for a subtitle, so I added it with more letter stickers just under my journaling.


Anonymous said...

I miss Culver's!! Wish we had one here! Love that pic from behind!Fun, bright and happy colors for a wonderful memory!

Noey, I love that you substituted the banner for the branch!

Ashley Horton said...

Penny, I love the twine tied around your photos! Noey, awesome photos on your page and I love the colors you used!!

janet said...

Penny- what a SWEET memory- and oh my does your photo ever do that treat justice..yum, yum, yum! I love your layouts!

Noey- a great idea to replace banner with branch..ties in the theme very well!