We would be shocked if you were able to guess our theme for June judging by these sneaks. So cool how the Garden Girls have taken one theme in so many different directions. We can't wait to share with you what we've been working on!
Today's edition of Get the Look is inspired by this digital page from Claudiaharvey; we can see why this page has so many views in our gallery! We love the mix of framed and un-framed photos attached by clothespins alongside tickets, die cuts and accordian folded flowers. One could easily create this look with the paper supplies we've pooled together here!
In our digital age, it's not often we handle actual strips of film, but we love to scrapbook with this motif as it represents something we hold very dear to us - our pictures! Our focus in May is on photos and today we're talking about scrapping with filmstrips. Here are some inspiring ways we're seeing this icon used and some ideas you can try for yourself.
- CREATE CONTRAST and PLAY WITH COLOR. The weighty black design of a filmstrip makes the perfect bold contrast against the Springy colors we see in Lexi's page. Contrast creates interest; experiment with different colors and patterns and have fun!
- DISPLAY A SERIES OF PHOTOS. A filmstrip is a perfect solution when you can't narrow down the photos you want to scrap. Jenni directs the attention of the viewer to one photo in a series by placing a die cut circle over it.
FILL IT IN WITH GOODIES. A column of windows just begs to be filled with not only your photos, but stamping, word stickers and other favorite embellishments. (We actually see filmstrips used this way in many of the examples in today's post.) We love how Lory incorporated it in her Project Life spread.
LAYER WITH A FILMSTRIP Nancy splits the strip in half and uses it to bridge the sides of her double-page spread. She's placed it over top of two larger photos, tucked a miniature photo inside, and finally, layered her title over top of it.
REPEAT IT Why not add another when the first one was so fun? Jill Sprott uses the design principle of repetition to document her daughter's unique talent; not only is this approach pleasing to the eye, but it gives you more opportunities to play with your supplies as you fill in each "window."
Hello everyone, it´s Janna here. In May, Two Peas in a Bucket is focussing on photos. Therefore I would like to share a short video about my Instagram related photo editing
process today. I have a rather strict routine how I am editing my photos - there might be better and/or easier ways, but maybe this helps you a bit with
editing your photos :)
You might already know that I am a huge (huuuge) fan of Instagram - for me, it is the best social media tool ever. Why? Because it allows you to get in contact with other (crafty) people very fast and to see snippets of their daily life (you know this saying .. I am not curious, I just like being well informed?! *hehe*). All joking aside, for me it feels as if I get to know people better and it is a great way to share my passion for scrapbooking with crafty people from all around the world.
...and what I also love about Instagram is that it encourages me to take more photos. There are lots of great photo challenges on Instagram - photo a day, for example, where you have a theme for each day of the month. This does not only let you take more photos, but to see the world around you with different eyes. Furthermore I am using a lot of my Instagram photos on layouts, please click here to see some of them in my Garden Girl gallery.
I would love to know which apps you are using to edit your photos - do you have any favourites? Any editing apps you can´t live without? And did Instagram (or any other photo sharing program) increase your scrapbooking?
Have a great day, everyone - wherever you are! Janna xo
If you like sand beneath your toes and starry skies above you, the summer collection "Atlantic" from Studio Calico is for you. Trendy anchors and constellations are paired with timeless stars and hearts, while unique patterns show off the fresh color palette of salmon, navy, yellow and aqua.
Blinksoflife shows us how she put this collection to work on her layout Love Laugh Live:
Browse the collection here, and see all that's new in the Two Peas store from here. Don't forget our stamp sale is this week only, and our NSD challenges are open through Sunday night. Have a happy, crafty Saturday. :)
Our latest member spotlight is all about a scrapbooker who continues to wow us with every layout she shares: Magnette! Her compositions are always different and interesting, and her attention to detail is inspiring! Here are just a handful of pages that make us want to drop everything and scrapbook: