Thursday, October 9, 2003

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This was my first design team assignment for Lifetime Moments!

"Felix's Journal":

This page, featuring an old WWI diary of my husband's grandfather, uses scans of its cover and first page in place of photographs. By keeping to a monochromatic color scheme, closely duplicating the color of the journal and its pages, I've lent an air of authenticity even to those accents which were not original ephemera.   Papers, cardstock, print color, fiber and even the postage stamps were chosen with this in mind.  Generous use of metallic rub-ons also helped to achieve this effect!
"Egg Hunt":
These coordinated papers from KI Memories made designing this layout a breeze.  The subtlest pattern was used as a background sheet, while two different designs within the same color group made quick and easy title and journal blocks.  The title block was created by cutting squares with my Exacto knife before matting.  Then the lettering was stamped through the openings and embossed in white.  The color scheme was enhanced by the addition of blue and white buttons along the bottom and the bunny paper piecing at the top.