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Thursday, 5 May 2011

blog fodder

I knew as soon as I saw Shimelle's sketch of the week a couple of weeks ago that Hipstamatic photos would be perfect. And then came the Beyond Blogging day in photos project, and I had the right photos. And I was headed out to a crop on Saturday night, so I had plenty of time to complete a layout. Which I did.


And then I went on to create two layouts based on the following week's sketch. Yep, three layouts in one night. The most I have created in one sitting for well over two years.


Paper is Crate Paper Good Neighbor collection. I like it because it's still bright colours, but slightly muted, working well with the outdoor photo.


Crate Paper again. We don't usually do egg hunts for Easter, but we started a new tradition this year of breakfast in the park (our new favourite thing to do whatever the occasion). We went for a little walk amongst some trees, and the kids didn't notice me discreetly dropping eggs. They were so excited when they found them and placed them in their baskets.


Layout-a-day is also happening again, so I'm playing along (hoping to keep up, because I know I can).


Christmas pages with non-traditional colours make my heart sing, especially if I can find an excuse to use red and white polka dots.


And pink on a boy page is easy to do if you are matching the pink to another element on the page, in this instance - the thickers in the title.
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7 comments

  1. Wow you have been productive! Well done.

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  2. Wow, you've been busy! Love all your layouts. They're so simple and clean, yet lovely and bright. :D

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  3. These are all great layouts Cate - I like that photo of the kids with the bunny ears.

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  4. You have most definitely been getting in your scrappy time with beautiful results :)

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  5. These are all fab - but I especially am drawn to the bunny ears one - adorable photo.

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  6. Adorable LO's!! Just curious, where do you get your hipstamatic shots printed or do you print at home? Haven't been able to figure that one out!

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  7. Just getting around to some more blogs from Shimelle's classes. I love these layouts - so clean and fresh. I particularly like the First Christmas one with the white space.

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