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Posted 4/22/2013 by Ellie248 in General Scrappin'


PeaNut 344,034
October 2007
Posts: 12
Layouts: 0

Posted: 4/22/2013 4:06:26 PM
I have a almost-finished layout that I need some help/advice with. Where would be the best place to post it for help?


PeaNut 433,409
August 2009
Posts: 994
Layouts: 17
Loc: So Cal

Posted: 4/22/2013 4:31:12 PM
Post it here!!!

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PeaNut 413,587
February 2009
Posts: 5,966
Layouts: 51
Loc: Western NY

Posted: 4/22/2013 4:57:22 PM
Right here!


PeaNut 344,034
October 2007
Posts: 12
Layouts: 0

Posted: 4/22/2013 4:58:17 PM
Okay. Here it is:

I'm just not sure about the layout. I don't want the background to overwhelm the photos. I tried re-arranging them, but this seems to be the best spacing. Also, not sure if I need different/more elements. And I'm not sure about all the white frames either... Or the title - too cliched? Basically, I'm a scrapbooker who is afraid to "commit" to a page, LOL!


PeaNut 175,021
October 2004
Posts: 3,722
Layouts: 49
Loc: FL

Posted: 4/22/2013 5:00:34 PM
I love everything about your layout! I don't think you should change a thing. Great job!

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PeaNut 228,691
October 2005
Posts: 1,848
Layouts: 4

Posted: 4/22/2013 5:03:50 PM
Your layout looks great the way it is! I like the white frames around the photos. They make them pop!


PeaNut 501,296
March 2011
Posts: 868
Layouts: 10
Loc: Minnesota

Posted: 4/22/2013 5:04:42 PM
Looks great!! I don't think the background overwhelms the photos, and I think you have a great number of embellishments. Commit!!


PeaNut 567,766
September 2012
Posts: 219
Layouts: 8
Loc: on the CO prairie

Posted: 4/22/2013 6:16:33 PM
Like it a lot! The white frames let the photos pop. And I love the title. The ice cream Sandwich letters are really cute. Glue it down& put it in a page protector. You have this one!
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PeaNut 226,382
October 2005
Posts: 1,577
Layouts: 39
Loc: New England

Posted: 4/22/2013 7:15:52 PM
I like the white frames.


PeaNut 541,651
February 2012
Posts: 711
Layouts: 10
Loc: iowa

Posted: 4/22/2013 7:23:32 PM
I think its great just the way it is!!


PeaNut 88,718
May 2003
Posts: 806
Layouts: 34
Loc: Austin area

Posted: 4/22/2013 7:30:51 PM
I like it! The bright colors are very fun and the white borders really help the photos to pop.

Pea, Glorious Pea

PeaNut 43,536
July 2002
Posts: 17,010
Layouts: 190
Loc: In the land of loss...weight loss, that is. 47.4 down, about 6 to go! :D

Posted: 4/22/2013 8:15:33 PM
I think it looks great! The only thing I would add is 1 more circle in a different size under the i in ice cream and maybe pull the ones there out a little so you can see more of them. That would make a visual triangle and help the other 2 circles you have to blend in more.

Cindy March

PeaNut 487,105
November 2010
Posts: 1,325
Layouts: 9
Loc: Long Island, New York

Posted: 4/22/2013 9:02:24 PM
I think it looks great.
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artistic scrapper

PeaNut 104,247
August 2003
Posts: 3,629
Layouts: 0
Loc: The OC

Posted: 4/22/2013 10:08:31 PM
It looks great. In fact, I think you did a good job making sure the colors didn't overwhelm the photos. You don't need to change a thing IMO.
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Wise~old Pea

PeaNut 17,460
June 2001
Posts: 23,096
Layouts: 94
Loc: NJ

Posted: 4/22/2013 10:29:51 PM
Good job!


PeaNut 553,290
May 2012
Posts: 1,308
Layouts: 0
Loc: NJ

Posted: 4/22/2013 10:39:00 PM
I love your LO and would love to know the story behind it. I also like the white frames around the pictures.


PeaNut 188,140
January 2005
Posts: 1,020
Layouts: 98
Loc: South Dakota

Posted: 4/23/2013 10:26:56 AM
Very appealing to the eye - definitely keep the white borders around the photos as they help them pop off of the busy background (I mean busy in a good way)
Is this a digi layout?
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PeaNut 407,397
January 2009
Posts: 1,520
Layouts: 614
Loc: Sunny Florida

Posted: 4/23/2013 10:53:54 AM
I love your layout and that you included so many photos.

If I were to change something, I would bring the top photo down a bit to avoid the trapped white space and I would make the focal photo less tilted (still tilted but just a little less of an angle) and brought closer in to the other photos to also eliminate the trapped white space that it creates to its lower left.

Great job!


PeaNut 407,397
January 2009
Posts: 1,520
Layouts: 614
Loc: Sunny Florida

Posted: 4/23/2013 10:54:46 AM
P.S. I would also add journaling to the notebook paper on the upper right corner.


PeaNut 537,283
January 2012
Posts: 61
Layouts: 1
Loc: Otego, NY

Posted: 4/23/2013 11:09:33 AM
I think it's awesome. Nice job!
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PeaNut 563,248
August 2012
Posts: 2,663
Layouts: 0
Loc: Florida

Posted: 4/23/2013 11:12:26 AM
I think it looks fantastic!


PeaNut 344,034
October 2007
Posts: 12
Layouts: 0

Posted: 4/23/2013 3:35:11 PM
Thank you all for the encouragement. Yes, it is a digital layout. It will be a present, so I'm leaving the journaling spaces blank to be filled out later.

The story behind it is simple. It was taken at a local ice-cream shop after a 4H meeting. All of the people pictured are friends and members of the same 4H club. The ice-cream was an after meeting treat.
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