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Transformation Thursday: Celebrate Good Times

Theme: Celebrate Good Times
Type: Digital Design
Size: 12×12 Template
Sketch Inspiration: The Scrapbook Idea Book Vol 10. Sketch posted 12/8/2011
Materials: 11 photos
Paper: 4 – 3 patterns, 1 plain
Main Colors: Orange
Supporting Colors: Yellow, Red
Embellishments: Glasses, banner, wordart, brads, buttons, windmill, flowers, sticks, circle diecut, heart, swirl, frame
Sources: Pxl Cafe: Bright and Fun Digital Kit,
Goal: Kids get so attached to stuff. Sunglasses is his attachment for the moment.I wonder what the new attachment will be next summer.

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Posted by on December 8, 2011 in Children

 

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Template Tuesday – Featured Template: Celebrate Good Times

Inspiration Source: The Scrapbook Idea Book Vol 10
Basic Materials: 12×12 design template, 11 Elements – 9 photo, 2 papers: 2 patterns
Supporting Materials: Color swatch
Tools: Adobe Photoshop
Suggestions: Crop photos to remove distraction and to fit many photos on our layout
Upcoming: Check back 12/8/2011 for the final design

 
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Posted by on December 6, 2011 in Children

 

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Template Tuesday – Featued Template: When You Were Young

Inspiration Source: Kiddy Kit Designs
Basic Materials: 12×12 design template, 4 Elements – 1 photo, 3 papers: 1 plain, 2 patterns
Supporting Materials: 2 fonts, color swatch
Tools: Adobe Photoshop
Suggestions: Add texture to the paper to give the illusion of snow, add a decorative mask to the photo for a fun effect, use monotone supporting elements to make the photo pop
Upcoming: Check back 12/1/2011 for the final design

 
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Posted by on November 28, 2011 in Children

 

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Transformationn Thursday – Chloe’s Dora the Explorer

Theme: Dora’s Explorer Helper
Type: Digital Design
Size: 12×12 Template
Sketch Inspiration: 500 Page Sketch – Sketch 466. Sketch posted 10/11/2011
Materials: 1 photo, 1 Dora coloring page
Paper: 11 – 2 patterns, 9 plain, 2 journal tags
Font: 80er Teenie Demo – dafont.com download
Main Colors: Red, Blue, Purple, Orange, Pink
Supporting Colors: Yellow, Green, Tan
Embellishments: Hearts, faux flowers, buttons, word art, Dora extracts, ribbon, faux stitched border
Tools: Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator, Wacom tablet
Tips: Use element from the photo to develop your theme, use supporting colors from photo, repeat elements for unity
Goal: Capture the memories of favorite childhood television shows

 
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Posted by on October 13, 2011 in Children

 

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Template Tuesday – Featured Template: Chloe’s Dora the Explorer

Inspiration Source: 500 Page Sketch – Sketch 466
Basic Materials: 12×12 design template, 13 Elements – 1 photo, 11 papers: 9 plain, 2 pattern, 1 circle journal tag
Supporting Materials: 2 fonts, color swatch
Tools: Adobe Photoshop
Preparation Tips: Find photo, from photo determine the theme
Alt Suggestions: Find design elements, then add a photo to compliment the elements
Upcoming: Check back 10/13/2011 for the final design

 
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Posted by on October 11, 2011 in Children

 

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Transformation Thursday – What are Little Girls Made Of

Theme: Little Girl Poem
Type: Digital Design
Size: 12×12 Template
Sketch Inspiration: Scrapbooksetc Magazine Sketch posted 9/20/2011
Materials: 1 photo,
Paper: 9 – 2 patterns, 7 plain, 1 journal tag
Font: Giddyup Std
Main Colors: Blue, Green, Yellow, Pink
Supporting Colors: White, Purple
Embellishments: Square brads, digital frame, faux flower cluster, ribbon, faux stitch
Tools: Adobe Photoshop
Tips: Use papers with texture to add depth, age photo to add texture, title journal to add interest to the design
Goal: Use the smirk in photo to support the journal, use colors on the photo for harmony

 
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Posted by on September 22, 2011 in Children

 

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Template Tuesday – Featured Template: What are Little Girls Made Of

Inspiration Source: Scrapbooksetc Magazine
Basic Materials: 12×12 design template, 15 Elements – 1 photo, 9 papers: 2 patterns, 7 plain, frame, square brads, 2 ribbons, faux flowers
Supporting Materials: 1 font, color swatch
Tools: Adobe Photoshop
Preparation Tips: Use photo to determine the theme and color swatch
Alt Suggestions: Change square elements to circle elements
Upcoming: Check back 9/22/2011 for the final design

 
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Posted by on September 20, 2011 in Children

 

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