Balance Scrapbook Layout

Over the past several years I have participated in Ali Edward’s One Little Word project. This year I’m not taking her class but have still chosen a word. In 2014 I’m focusing on BALANCE. To document the beginning of my journey I decided to create a scrapbook layout. (You can see more of my One Little Word journey here).

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  • Design Inspiration: I wanted to create a variety of layers mimicking the background paper. To accentuate the idea of balance I wanted to be sure that some of the papers were twisted and not layered straight on.
  • Color Inspiration: I began the entire layout with this color palette. In fact I built my page before I even decided on a story or photo. I don’t normally work this way, but because of a class challenge decided to give it a go. Still won’t be my go to method but it was a fun way to add a bit of creative variety to my process.

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Not long ago I was helping my mom go through boxes in her basement. I came across several small baby food jars with sequins. I was ecstatic! Couldn’t wait to use them on a layout…and then I promptly misplaced the jars when I got home. 3 months later I finally found them. You know I had to add some sparkly sequins to my very next layout! Love how it turned out!

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But the bling didn’t end there. I’ve had these large green gems for years. This seemed like the perfect layout to throw them on. Love me some sparkles!

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I kept the journaling very simple documenting my new found love of yoga. This layout just feels very zen to me. Love it when things come together like that!

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