Monday, August 31, 2009

Full of joy...

What makes you joyful today? I worked on this page late last night and it was one of those pages that just fell together by itself. I'm joyful when that happens! =)

The circles were cut around the design in the patterned paper (Secret Garden line by Dream Street) and tucked under the edge to give a scalloped edge look. I found this old chipboard piece in my stash (by Making Memories) that came with a Christmas chipboard pack, but decided to use it on an everyday page and dressed it up with Secret Garden rub ons and a few extra goodies for dimension and interest. Next, I cropped a photo that I took of my daughter the other day at the park to a different size (5" x 2.2") and used my printer to print out the unique sized photo. I love using black and white photos with lighter colored papers to give contrast to my page!

I love doing these 8.5 x 11" pages and think I might do more of these. So much less canvas to fill. Much like cards, which I enjoy also.

How about a challenge? Scrap a page using a unique sized photo. The photo(s) can be any size except the usual 4x6" or 5x7". Leave a comment with a link to your page by Sept. 6th and I will draw a random winner to receive a little Dream Street prize pack with some of the new releases! Can't wait to see your pages.

Supplies:
Papers and rub ons: Dream Street's Secret Garden line, die cut and resin flower: Melissa Frances, Joy chipboard: Making Memories, heart pin: Fancy Pants, Brad: K&Co.

16 comments:

Brainybairn said...
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Brainybairn said...

Lovely page! I love 8.5x11 too! My LO here was a 4x6" photo which I cropped to fit into the space! TFL!

Wendy Kwok said...

This page is beautiful. You always make it so simple yet so elegant! Love this!

bibbi said...

Beautiful! :)

Aihara Ramintessah Sanchez said...

This is an amazing layout hun.Love how you choose to use subtle colors to make your photo pops.TFS!

Raechelle said...

beautiful! The little details are perfect. I just love it when everything just falls into place. :)

Jennifer Y said...

absolutely gorgeous! Awesome challenge too!! :)) have a great week!

Iren said...

So adorable and lovely!!!

Hugs

Jacey's Mom said...

I love your layout. Your daughter's a cutie pie too.
My layout.

Wahkuna Maelyn said...

This is a beautiful page, I love your color story!

Julie O. said...

Gorgeous, Dani!

roree said...

Gorgeous page and a fun challenge, Dani! Love how you did the scallops and the large title!

Hilary Kanwischer said...

Oh this page is simply gorgeous! I love the big, "Joy", it really pops!! Have a great week Danielle. :)

Staci said...

I love your challenge, dani, and I looooove this gorgeous layout! The oversized title is so eye catching!

Leigh said...

I love your layout and what a great challenge!
I've been doing a few layouts lately with odd sized photos, so I'll share this one with you for your challenge:

http://www.labeltulip.com/forum/album_showpage.php?pic_id=1846

Karola said...

Beautiful page, so deligtful! Love it!