Welcome to week twenty-four.
I have to admit that I put this page together in rush. I realised at 5pm yesterday that I was working today and would not be able to create the weekly layout so I headed up to the craft room and just did it. It was amazingly liberating.
I found these two photos of my niece a few years back standing next to just planted sunflowers in one shot and then later in the year when they had grown way above her head.
The colours in the photographs were all over the place red, green, pink, blue etc. SO I pulled my usual standby out. Blue.
Hmm… Not convinced but I carried on with that theme finding some scraps to use.
What got my attention out of the little bunch of papers and embellishments was that multi coloured banner – right at the top of the above photo. I thought it went well with the mood of the story and the mish mash of colour would work too.
So I left the blue background behind in favour of white.
Much better and I liked that green paper to matt the photos on too.
As they were odd sized photographs I cut a big matt and thought I’d use the space for journalling. Here is the matt on the white cardstock.
I then just tucked random pieces of paper under the matt till I liked what I saw. I kept the balance of weight on the right. I also found that yellow border sticker and added it in as I knew there was yellow in the banner and that was a colour not already in the design.
The banner was added and a few flower brads to the yellow border at the top right.
Keeping with he fun happy theme I added some bright flower stickers to balance the layout, pull in some extra colour.
The space for journalling was used up with my rather long title.
I added the little bit of journalling around the edge of the matt and then a dashed line here and there.
And that was week twenty-four.
I’m planning on gathering my thoughts at the half way stage of this weekly layout challenge which is in a couple of weeks. I want to focus my thoughts on what I am learning, if anything, about the way I scrap the process I go through and my style.
Weekly Layout is a series of blog posts that I am doing every week in 2012. I am walking through the process of putting the page together with a bit of background to why I picked the design and embellishments for the page. I hope to develop my style and push myself by taking on this challenge. You can see previous weeks here.