I love scrapbooking bigger photos. I do this when I see a photo that I particularly love which makes me happy. In this case it was this picture of a beautiful duck. I took this photo along a local lake that my husband and I walk around, and it looked so beautiful with the surrounding branches and the reflections that I took the picture, later printing it in 8x12, waiting for a story. Here's the page:
I used a story starter and sketch by Simple Scrapper for this. I also picked some products to reflect the story (pun intended): since we were on a walk, I picked travel products, including arrows to show direction; I picked gold accents that reflected much like the photo was of a reflection; and I used a scallop border, sort of like a wave. Here's some details:
So what did I use to scrap this tranquil photo and retain the mood? Here are some of my tips:
- Use fairly neutral colors.
- Use products from one or two lines that mesh with the theme.
- Use embellishments of various textures and sizes and shapes.
- Cluster embellishments into one big and one small cluster.
- Arrange the clusters to lead the eye through the page.
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