Posted on | May 8, 2011 | 1 Comment |
On our way back from Norfolk I asked M a few questions about our little getaway. It went more less like this:
Me: M, did you have a great time?
Me: M, did you like all the places we went to?
Me: M, you enjoy our little outing?
Me: M, can you duct tape Jovie so that you can answer my questions?
M: (Lotsa giggles)
Me: Jovie, you want duct tape?
That kid’s annoying! No wonder babies and toddlers were made to be cute!
Today’s layout is brought to you by Pebbles and American Crafts. If you don’t know, Pebbles is a sister company of AC. This has been wonderful for me because not only have I been receiving plenty of fun Pebbles goodies for all sorts of projects I have also received some American Crafts cuteness for this last assignment: Pebbles and AC swap, which basically meant we had to use both products on a project.
I went with a clean and simple design for this page because I want to highlight the photo. I LOVE this photo of M. I didn’t think it’d turn out this great but it did. I also love this picture because it’s the last decent piece that my now dead Canon took.
It took me a while to decide on which pieces to use but after much thought (it takes me longer to create a CAS layout sometimes since I have to really decide which items to use) I settled with those on the page. You can find the details on Pebbles’ blog AND also enter their giveaway. Who doesn’t want FREE Pebbles and AC goodies?
Here’s a little tip: When doing a simple layout select paper that really showcase the photo. For mine a dark base wouldn’t work and anything too colorful/bright would shadow the photo. Since the photo has a soft feel, I tried to find a base paper that would portray that feel also. For the embellishments, go for slick/simple but powerful — the power can come from color or shape. I used a brighter yellow butterfly and a few colorful buttons and brad.
I hope you’re enjoying your weekend!! I am because I JUST finished grading my classes! I have a few weeks off before my one summer class starts. Whoohoo!!!