Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Extremely busy paper made busier

By whacking it down to 8.5x11.
I found this beautiful paper by Studio Calico 
had overwhelming white space
especially with the photo I wanted to use
which is a 4x4 collage.
AND both the photo and flowers are vibrant.
 I messed around with layering a 8.5x11 sort of clear
vellum sheet over top but it muted it way too much.
I also did some stamping down the bottom of the page that
I found too distracting because I used bright pink
so I covered it up with white paint.
There ain't nothing you can't fix in scrapbooking.
 I like that everything is tucked up tight and
seriously all the white space would have
made me nuts.
(short trip).
It's a birthday page but not a typical one and I like that.
Its a collage from birth to five.
I have another one for Q who turned 8.


  1. Lovely layout Lynn. I've been contemplating 8.5x11 layouts for a while now I really like the size and look of them. It means buy a new album and page protectors though, don't tell my husband, lol ��

    1. I mix my different sizes in my 12x12 albums - and I like the mix of them and its freeing to do different things.


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