Friday, August 27, 2010

Pure Joy

I love this page. My cousin took this picture of Cassidy at a graduation party. For me, this picture just exudes PURE JOY.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

A couple layouts of Cassidy

Here are two layouts for Cassidy's album. The first is her first dentist appt visit and the second page is just a bunch of various pictures that I love but didn't have a specific page for them.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Still doing snow pictures ! ;)

I'm still about 6 months behind, but I'm getting there.

Here are pages from the February time frame.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Popping out of the picture

this was a very fun layout to do. It took me a little while but what fun. I had to make a copy of the photo. On the copy I cropped th picture to only have Jax and part of Chuck's arm, with that copy I erased the background. The original photo I framed, then placed th cropped section of Jax ontop of the original. You have to be careful not to resize either photo so you don't have to fiddle with lining them up. What results is this wonderfully fun look of Jaxon popping out of the photo.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Petting Zoo pages

Another bonus to digital scrapbooking is being able to use the same page layout for more than one child. These two pages are from our visit to the petting zoo in January. I used the same page and journaling, but swapped some pictures around, to focus on each one of them.

Friday, February 5, 2010

Princess & the Frog . . . how did I do that

A couple people have asked me where I found the Disney art, so I wanted to show how I "made" images I found online work for my pages.

It works best if you find an image on a plain or pretty plain background, otherwise the background erase doesn't work well. You can still do it by hand, but it is time consuming and depending on the object it can be very delicate work.

Below is a picture of the image I found of Naveen online, and then when I was finished. It makes the background transparent, so it can be placed on and background.

Princess & the Frog

This page took me a bit longer than most, I knew what I wanted on the page, I just struggled with my layout.

I also was excited to "make" the Disney elements from images I found online. It was easy to erase the background in Photoshop Elements. I also love the glass bubble detail I was able to add over Cassidy's face.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Theme Challenge 1/18

Here's my page. I actually prefer candids over posed pictures. Probably because at the moment if ask Cassidy to smile for the camera I get the over the top smile with squinty eyes.

I used a template that's been in my folder for quite some time. The word art was the perfect piece to tie the pics together.

I don't have any journaling because I have a few other Xmas pages that have journaling.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Joint pages

These are pages I include in all three books.

Zac's pages

Love this page, cause I love the pictures of the two of them together

Best of Jax's 2009 Pages

Jax's first haircut was quite a traumatic experience :(

Recap of the Jax's first year.

This is one of my favorite pages of Jax and my mom.

Poor sick baby :(

Best of Cassidy's 2009 Pages

On the way home after a hockey game.

Cassidy's Christmas pages

One of my favorite pages, the first one where I made a picture the background of the page

The cover her her photobook