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Location: Orem, UT

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Take Time by Amber

Here is another wonderful/beautiful/fun 2 page spread by the stylish'n'hip Amber Ulmer:

Take Time by Amber Ulmer
Supplies: Bubba Paper (34823) - I Heart You, Punkin Paper (34831) - I Heart You, Growing Green Paper (35096) - Dear Lizzy Spring, Sunny Spot Paper (35081) - Dear Lizzy Spring, Blush (59519) - Pigment Ink, Boutonniere (59103) - Clear Stamps Small Set, Warble Large (59106) - Dear Lizzy Stamps, Earth Tones (62628) - Stamp Markers, Letterbox Printed Chipboard 2 (77229) - House, Dear Lizzy Spring Paper Flowers (77236) - House, Dear Lizzy Spring Crocheted Flowers (77237) - House, Dear Lizzy Frolic Stickers (42705) - Remarks, Purkey Brown (43275) - MiniMarks, Emerald Everglade (53021) - Thickers

Amber says, "I have never ever created a 2 page layout. I'll admit. I was totally unsure about this. Then I decided to visualize the layout more like a wedding album spread that I would put together for one of our brides. So having redirected my vision really made my layout come together MUCH more how I feel best fits me and my style. I didn't want to clutter the pages with tons of photos, just because there are two pages. I just wanted something simple. I wanted it to focus on the images, just like when I design a wedding album. The focus is the images. No crazy background or things to distract. So Josh and I took some fun photos of us out at a local park after a client meeting one day. I decided since there were two images, almost exactly the same, except I was in one on the right page and Josh was in the one on the left page, it'd be perfect for a 2 page layout! I knew I wanted to tie the pages together somehow and like I mentioned, wanted to create a 'spread' rather than a 2 page layout. I thought the banner and clouds would do that nicely! My process was more of I created a larger 1 page layout that is just split down the middle. I am SO happy with the results and feel it really fits my style perfectly! Just goes to show you that you can find a 'vision' of what you want to create anywhere! Magazine layouts, ads, anything that inspires you!"


The simplicity of this spread is truly eye-catching and the careful planning and thought that went into it really shows. Thanks so much for sharing this with us Amber!

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