Inspiration Challenge #124

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in Inspiration, layouts | 3 comments

When I was running low on inspiration, my husband found this postcard in the mail and handed it to me. He knows me so well :)


Here’s my take (with special thanks to my friend Jenn who sent me these photos). It was a wonderful day!


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Inspiration Challenge #123

Posted by on Jun 11, 2014 in Blog, Inspiration, layouts | 3 comments

I really wanted to find something to show off these photos but nothing really worked so I decided to go back to simple. This inspiration piece is a table of contents from an online magazine:


And my take, using photos that really need to be seen as LARGE as possible (oh well!):

challengedayYou really don’t get the sense of the scale of the trees here but I couldn’t find an inspiration piece that worked so I just went with this one. I love the crisp white background of the inspiration piece but I decided to use a blended photo of the trees since I felt it added to the story. I might have to re-use these photos if I can think of a better way to showcase them. Do you ever do that?

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Inspiration Challenge #122

Posted by on Jun 3, 2014 in Blog, Inspiration, layouts | 1 comment

After a long hiatus, I’m back with at least one new challenge. I’m not finding much to inspire me layout-wise in magazines but I did find this piece through the wonders of the internet – it’s a movie poster:


It jumped right out at me – it was perfect for the large group shot I took last weekend at my son’s baseball game:



What have you been up do during my long absence?

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Determination is a wonderful thing…

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Blog, layouts | 1 comment

Busy day in this house – finally learning how to ride a bike! All by himself too:


This is an old template of Anna Aspnes’ – Artsy Layered Template 27 -  it’s the only style that’s speaking to me right now. Funny how that works.

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Sometimes when your mojo is missing all you need is a good photo to work with…

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Blog, layouts | 1 comment

I haven’t done an inspiration post in a while. I just haven’t been inspired. And rather than post something I’m not happy with I decided to let it go. But now Spring has arrived, and with it baseball and photo ops. This is one of my favorites from last Saturday:


Is there anything better than a happy kid?

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