One of the things I love best about Ella eBooks is how MUCH there is in each book! They are not just a bunch of gorgeous layouts--they certainly are gorgeous, but each book contains much, much more. There are idea sparks for similar pages, design tips based on the layouts, and so on.
One book I got recently was (of course) Ella's Essential Guide to Scrapbooking for Boys. I certainly love all the idea starters for pages, but I also love the tips each designer gave to design boy pages.
Wendy Smedley's design tips inspired the following layout:
I'd thought of this page for a while--Rowan was seriously disturbed that a Happy Meal ad even mentioned girl toys--but the design idea came from Wendy's three design tips for boy pages. What are they? Well...if you get the ebook here, you can find out!
I'm curious to know what you think makes this page typically boy, design-wise. Do share.
And just to stretch myself creatively and show you how flexible each book is, tomorrow I'll share a page I've made using design tips for girls--on a page about my boys.