Monday, July 13, 2015

Heart 2 Heart - Life's a Beach!

The challenge this week at Heart 2 Heart is "Life's a Beach". This was a real challenge for me because I have never lived near a beach nor am I a fan of the beach. I had to dig through some really old photos for this layout - back 40 years! We had a cottage when I was a kid and I loved swimming in the lake so that's as "beachy" as it gets for me... However, it did give me an opportunity to scrapbook some of my older photos, so that's a great thing! 

This layout was a new style for me. I wanted to try something very different - smaller photos with more layering. I love the end result and definitely want to try more layouts in this style. 

Join us at Heart 2 Heart and show us how you interpret "Life's a Beach"! You have the entire month of July to submit your artwork! 

Products used are all Close To My Heart unless otherwise indicated:

Paper: Seaside Paper Pack, Yuletide Carol Paper Pack, Skylark Paper Pack (ret.), Colonial White Cardstock, Lagoon Cardstock, Pear Cardstock
Stamps: Brushed WOTG Stamp Set, Distressed Backgrounds
Inks: Sunset, Lagoon, Glacier
Accessories: Artbooking Cartridge, Art Philosophy Cartridge, Oceanside Sequins, Durable Studs - Square (ret.), ShinHan Marker, Corner Rounder, Spray Pen, Lagoon Reinker, Sewing Machine and Light Brown Thread (not CTMH)



Heather Jane said...

I love your take on the Beach! Too crazy you dug back 40 years. I also love your take on trying a new style of layout. Looks great!

Allie said...

Beautiful layout, Alyson! I love the black and white photos!

Laurie Levorson said...

Alyson, this is a great layout! I love how you clustered your embellishments and left a lot of white space. Good work!

April said...

Alyson, I absolutely love this page. It is so beautiful!

Melissa Robinson said...

Love what you did with this - the texture and focus on those awesome photos!

Nikka Geers said...

This is an awesome layout