8.11.2010

ZOO Photos

For the month of
August, the design team was given the theme "Our Town" to work with. I live in a
suburb of Des Moines, Iowa. I love that we have a small zoo that is the perfect
size to bring toddlers as it only takes a couple hours to go
through.


We took our twin daughters to the zoo for the first time this past May and I
highlighted our trip with 10 photos on my layout here:

I created with the Homespun Chic collection on my layout and also used the
collage of photos as a sketch of sorts. For my title, I used the Chip Art tool
on the Homespun Chic chipboard label and went over it with a combination of
brown paint and Mod Podge to bring out the impressions of the letters. I
highlighted the chipboard with a white button from the Homespun Chic collection
and some brown twine. The yellow alphabet is by American Crafts. I created
another paper ruffle as seen in my tutorial earlier this month. I love the added
texture this gives to a layout.

Here's a closer look at my photo collage with brads from the Homespun Chic
collection scattered throughout.

Finally, I grouped a few embellishments from the Artsy Urban collection
("family" paper clip and the butterfly sticker) with my larger photo and a
chipboard phrase from the Homespun Chic collection.

Until next time,
Jill

5 comments:

  1. This is fabulous!! I love how you fit so many photos on your page! And GREAT paper ruffle!!!

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  2. Am seriously loving the theme this month! Love seeing all the different places highlighted! Great layout, Jill!

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  3. super cute and fun!! LOVE all the photos and how you used the brads!

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  4. I love all the photos and brads in between them, great design!

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  5. Great photos & lovely layout:)

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