Trevor started 1st grade last week. Here he is, ready for his first day.
I haven't done a lot of scrapping while Trevor has been on summer break, so while he was at school, I tackled some of the pictures that have been piling up. Perhaps because school was on my mind, I made this layout with pictures from his first and last day of kindergarten.
I used my own Sketch #5, which I drew while I was sitting at the shore of Lake Alpine on July 4th.
I'd imagined the layout being very simple (like the sketch). But as I added my long title, the dates the pictures were taken, and lots of journaling, the layout had a bit more going on than I'd originally intended. I also shrunk the size of the circles to match the punch sizes I own. I think I might try another layout using the same sketch to see if I can keep the simplicity of the sketch and use the larger circle sizes.
I loveeeeeeeeeee this!! I love love love the comparison photos and the circles!! I can't wait to do a lo like this for Brookie at the end of this year!!!!ReplyDelete
Very cute! :) Great idea for a then/now layout!ReplyDelete
Oh that Trevor couldn't be cuter. I love the way you do first and last day of school photos. I must remember that! Great page and sketch. I love the circle elements. I must remember to use circles more.ReplyDelete
He is so stinkin' cute! I love that you used solid kraft paper for the circles on the kraft background. They still manage to stand out. Neat!ReplyDelete
I LOVE LO's like this but they make me wish that my 32 year old daughter was little again. He is adorble and I would NEVER have thought to take first and last day of school. I'm going to copy your brilliant idea and take a first and last day of vacation. HUGSReplyDelete
What a fun post. That layout is so cute and he is so adorable with that BIG smile :) We are STILL waiting for school to start and it doesn't until Sept 6th. Isn't that crazy?!ReplyDelete
Hey, Thanks for stopping by my blog. That was super sweet of you.
Awwwww....soooo cute! I love your layout. It's not busy at all....those circles are a great design element.ReplyDelete
So awesome, Cindy!!!!! I love how you make your own sketches and use them!!!!! This is is great! Your photos and journaling are wonderful, my friend!ReplyDelete