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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Baby Layouts

A few weeks ago I showed the mini album that I made for when I become a grandma.
We are now in countdown mode and I decided to make a larger album.

These pages took me quite a bit of time, I tend to overthink and pull everything out 
and before I know it...my workspace is a diaster zone....
Do you do the same thing?

Let me show you the first four pages I've made...


This is the first time I've ever made a layout this big...
12 X 12 seemed so big but once I got started it
really was the same as doing a mini album,
just making everything bigger..


A closeup of the cute paper that I used...
Baby Steps from Simple Lines.....I also added more
embellishments because my motto is..
"More Is More"


The second page will hold a bigger picture and maybe some mementos....
I love the owls on this paper line, perfect no matter if the baby is a girl or boy..


On the third page I decided to paint a white piece of cardstock...
only problem - the paper curls from the paint
but should straighten out over time in the album....


The colors on this paper are so soft and weathered..

The fourth page is ready to hold a couple of pictures and perhaps
some journaling...Crystals favorite color is yellow so I added
a flower that I made with some left over scrapbook
paper from another project..


and of course another owl!

This weekend, I hope to get the album completed
and make a special something to welcome the baby..
Crystal reads my blog and I can't say too much right now..

I'm linking to these parties...

9 comments:

Blessings from Cindy said...

These pages are so beautiful! I have done mostly 12 x 12 pages & would like to make more little ones. What a wonderful idea to make the pages ahead of time to add the pictures to later!! I think that is a plan for the twins coming in May...gift idea alert!! Thank you so much for the inspiration!
Blessings,
Cindy

Dawnll - Dawn's Craft Place said...

Once you do a 12x 12 you will be addicted.
These pages turned out wonderful, adorable details. Can't wait to see the baby pictures in these pages.

Elaine @ Sunny Simple Life said...

Oh you are so very talented and creative. Love the owl. We are very into them around here right now.

beckaboots said...

So beautiful! I love it. You've motivated me to get started on my scrapbooking projects.

Bekah
If Work Permits

Reeceloui said...

This is really do talented work. we can see that's nice pics.I am always desire to saw nice scrap creation.

Midwest Scrapbook

G Inspires said...
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G Inspires said...

These pages are adorable! Congrats on soon becoming a grandma! I know that my parents say there is nothing greater than being a grandparent! Visiting from Tea Rose Home Linky Party! And a new follower!

Sandy Ang said...

The sneak peaks look lovely. All the best with getting the album done !

very merry vintage style said...

Very pretty--it's going to be gorgeous! Thanks for linking up to Share the Love Wednesday!
Mary

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