DD: May 10


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DD: May 09


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Pinspiration | Big Titles

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Happy Saturday scrappers! Are you over your iNSD hang over by now? Time to scrap all those goodies you got during the sale! I was perusing around Pinterest today looking for ideas. I stumbled upon a lovely layout (will show you below) with a big title. That got my scrappy gears moving in my brain. So, I thought I would share that inspiration with you.

So often we allow the photos or a great paper to be the focal point of our layout. We plop a title on at the very end of it all (if we do at all). Personally, I struggle with coming up with a great title. Really, as I scrap mostly my son, I feel like slapping “Isaiah” on every page. lol. I searched “scrapbook big title” on Pinterest & was inspired! Here are some great examples of making the title your focal point. Making a statement with a big title.

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The Pin | The Original Source

I really like the idea of the large number that signifies something. It works at the title as well as a great backdrop. The choice of alpha allows for the large number to blend perfectly to the layout & not over power it. Who doesn’t have a number that is significant to them. A person’s age, an anniversary, or a reunion. The next time you are scrapping a memory that has a significant number marker, think about making that your focal point. Scrap it with a big title!

 

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The Pin | The Original Source

This really is the focal point of the layout. I really like how the paper is cut around the title. I feel like when it is time for me to go to the beach, I want to yell it to everyone. Just go around yelling, “BEACH!” lol. This large titled layout really brings all the pretty and fun beach photos together. Your eyes are drawn to the large title to start with. At the same time, it is bringing your eyes to the photos around it. This would make a great title page to a vacation book too!

 

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The Pin | The Original Source

Does this title not grab your attention?! It really gets the whole theme of the layout across. Cutting the photos to go under it and frame around it really makes it all work together. You cannot help but read the title and take in the amazing photos at the same time. A great statement layout. Not one element on this layout. It isn’t needed! The great photos and the big title is all this layout needs. Could you scrap a layout without ellies? I love to cluster. It would be a struggle for me. I think I am going to give it a try though. Take this years vacation photos and scrap nothing but a big, catch your attention title, and my photos.

 

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The Pin | The Original Source

This only came last because I saw it last in looking around pinterest. It is Actually my favorite of the bunch & I am going to take this idea and scrap it. I’ve been known to tuck and hide little I’s around my layouts with my son in them. Just one letter. You could dress a layout up so much with just one letter. How would you do it?!

Are your creative juices flowing yet?!You know that GingerScraps has an entire section dedicated to just alphas, right? Here are just a few of what I came across in looking for the right alpha for my big titled layouts. (images linked)

 

I would love to see your take on the big title. Make sure you link me up!

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Fresh Baked: May 08, 2015

While this newsletter isn’t going to be as jam-packed as last week’s, I’m still suggesting a cup of coffee or something to give you some energy! I’m exhausted from a busy week celebrating iNSD! Did you enjoy it? I think the designers did, though they didn’t let them stop them from working on some new amazing things!

Before I show you the new goodies, I have to share these gorgeous layouts using the new Buffet and this month’s monthly mix, “May Flowers”!


Created by msbrad. I love the corner clusters. So wonderfully done!


Created by emscraps. I love the paper layers and the font choice for the title.


Created by Lisa. I love the two papers splitting the layout in half with the ribbon seeming to hold them down.

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DD: May 08


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Sneak Peeks May 7th, 2015

Happy Thursday! Did you have a fun INSD week? Our designers outdid themselves! And there’s more products releasing tomorrow!

Dagi’s Temp-tations has a new template pack:

 

Craft-tastrophic has a new kit:

using new template from Dagi’s Temp-tations

Dear Friends Designs has two new template sets:

Little Rad Trio has fun photo splits:

 

LJS Designs has two new kits:

with new template from Dagi’s Temp-tations

Check out the new release from Connie Prince:

Seatrout Scraps has a new kit:

Pixelily Designs has a new kit:

Have a great weekend filled with scrapping!

DD: May 07


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DD: May 06


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Challenge Summary May 5, 2015

It’s a brand new month and there’s brand new challenges! Let’s check some out!

Look at these cool brushes LJS Designs has provided to make a page for the Brush Challenge:

Seatrout Scraps has chosen a color palette for the Color challenge! Her challenge is to use blue, yellow, white and gray like these kits:

Look at the great template provided by Dear Friends Designs made for the Desktop Challenge:

Craft-tastrophic is hosting the Font Challenge and found this font for us to use in a layout:

 

Jb Studios has challenged us in the Journaling Challenge to write about motherhood:

Our theme this month is motherhood and you can choose what to scrap about. If you don’t have children, you may scrap your reasons for not having or your expectations and opinions about it. Maybe you want to scrap about your mother or even grandmother and how they were important in your life. Did you lose your mother? What about a tribute. All of this is part of your story, leave your legacy.

Little Rad Trio has provided this great mini kit to use for a layout in the Mini Kit Challenge:

Dandelion Dust Designs has tasked us to scraplift this amazing layout in the Scraplift Challenge:

And Clever Monkey Graphics has this great set of Word Arts to pick from for the Word Art Challenge:

Make sure you choose 10 and complete them to grab this awesome new collab for the month of May:

The picture is linked to the tracking thread. Make sure you track your 10 layouts!

 

 

DD: May 05


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