Friday, October 29, 2010

Scrapbook Layout. And it's really really blue

I like this layout in person, I really do.  But every time I think about posting it, it's just so blue I bypass it in favor of something, anything, else.   So many times blue is a great choice for my photos of little boys, but it's hard to go for - give me green any day!

On this set, though, I had printed this 12x12 photo of the sky through the trees (on the left side of the layout) that I had taken on a fun family outing and it begged for some blue to complement it. I added velum to ground the smaller photos without covering too much of the very large photo or making it too busy.  Silver and clear, shiny accents completed the wintry mood (although you can tell from our shirts that the weather was more "Texas" than "winter"!). 
Most of the photos were from a trip to Boggy Creek Farm here in Austin.  It's right in the city but a fun, small farm to visit with little ones or to score some farmstand produce.  It's really fun to be reliving Sammy's almost-one-year-old days through scrapbooking!


  1. I love how you did the left page as a 12x12 photo! That's really cool! I have done that in my shutterfly books, but never in one of my scrapbooks! I need to try that!

  2. Thanks Heather! I enjoyed working with it. This is only the second time I've tried it. I can see you doing something awesome with your wedding album and some enlarged photos!

  3. I love how the butterflies work with the photo in the upper right--the essences of a baby's wonder. Beautiful blues!!