This was one of those layouts that went a lot of directions before it was complete. I’m really happy with the end result. Not sure I would have come to this conclusion without the Round 5 challenge.
- Use an action on your photo – Totally Rad’s Bitchin’ B&W
- Use an inspiration piece from Pinterest to start your page – this gallery wall
- Do your journaling in list format – check
- Blend a number into the background paper – blended a grouping of numbers from Digi Essentials 4 by Karla Dudley.
- Recolor an element – I recolored several! Dots paper by Robyn Meierotto and Lacey paper by Celeste Knight, both from DHD’s DSD 2011 collaboration. Zig zag stitches from In Stitches – Bright Basics by Robyn Meierotto. Plaid Heart from I Love Boys by Robyn Meierotto.
- Make a 2-D element 3-D – Plaid Heart. Added stronger shadow than other elements and warped it.
- Create your own word art using one alpha and one font – Title. Used Edwardian Script for ‘5’ and Mellow Alpha by Robyn Meierotto.
- Use stripes, polka dots & floral patterned paper – Pinstripe Grey by Deena Rutter, Dots (recolored) by Robyn Meierotto and Lacey (recolored) by Celeste Knight all from DHD’s DSD 2011 collaborative.
- Use only 3 colors: Black, White & your choice – kraft/tan/brown.
- Use only black & white photos – check
- Use something from one of our free kits – Pinstripe Grey by Deena Rutter, Dots (recolored) by Robyn Meierotto and Lacey (recolored) by Celeste Knight all from DHD’s DSD 2011 collaborative.
- Subject: Favorites – 5 favorites of Dylan’s at age 2.5
- Use staples on your layout – clipping heart to page. From Nursery Rhymes by Sara Schmutz
Supplies: Kindergarten Crafts by Miss Mint; Back to Basics – Black Frames & Nursery Rhymes elements by Sara Schmutz; Digi Essentials 4 by Karla Dudley; I Love Boys elements, Mellow Alpha & In Stitches – Bright Basics by Robyn Meierotto; Dots patterned paper by Robyn Meierotto, Pinstripe Grey patterned paper by Deena Rutter, and Lacey patterned paper by Celeste Knight – all from DHD’s Digital Scrapbooking Day 2011 collaborative kit; Edwardian Script and Century Gothic fonts.