Two Easter Layouts

April 20, 2009 at 2:03 pm 3 comments

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Okay, so Designer Digitals was having this rocking contest where you could win an iPod nanochromatic.  Seeing as how I left mine in the last hotel room we were in, or dropped it somewhere over spring break in Nashville, I was thinking I was bound for this contest.

I worked on it some this morning, taking a break from life, and wanting to scrap some Easter photos.

However, having finished, I realized the contest was over already.

I hate it when that happens!

On the up-side, there were some really great layouts to see.

I started with blocking, then decided to try some photo-merging (above).

Only one of the photos is used twice, so I think I can switch it out and have a two page layout ready for print?   I’ll try to do that while files are open!

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It was sunny, so it was easier to let her “look around at things” than to look up…her eyes hurt too much for that.  But the sun made her dress glow, so I didn’t want to waste a pretty, clear day!

I’ll have to print and 8X8, but I can mount that on another layout for a 12X12 book if I want.

Products Used from www.designerdigitals.com
Ali Edward’s Frames/KPertiet_WingedClusters-4
and free download:  FadedSwirlStar
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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Cindy  |  April 20, 2009 at 3:19 pm

    gorgeous

  • 2. mom  |  April 20, 2009 at 9:02 pm

    My beautiful Angel! Grand-daughter like Mother. (So, I have a little pride coming through.)

  • 3. Dori  |  April 21, 2009 at 6:33 pm

    Maggie,

    These are absolutely beautiful. I really can’t decide which I like best. They are all precious! And guess what??? Lindsey wore that SAME DRESS last year. It was one of my favorites and I wish so much it had fit her again this year.

    You’re so creative and talented. What a blessing to have these things to pass down to your children.

    Love you to pieces, dear!
    Dori

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