The fourth Thursday of each month I do a DT project for She's A Sassy Lady blog. While I was pondering over what I should share for the month of August, I was looking through a box of old pictures. It amazes me how I can look through the same box numerous times, and always end up missing a special picture. I came across two pictures of my kids riding their bikes when they were little. I instantly remembered that one of the first layouts I did years ago used these same pictures. I thought it would be fun to use the pictures to create a new layout and to show how much my style has changed over the past 12 years.
Here is my new layout:
I used some Bo Bunny Sun Kissed paper and added some embellishments from my stash. I added a cute handmade button (green polka dots with a lady bug) that I purchased from Sam at The Purple Pumpkin.
I got two new Cricut cartridges for my birthday. I used Country Life to cut out the banners and Live Simply to cut out the cute little turtle.
Times sure have changed in the world of scrapbooking. I can remember the days of cardstock, stickers and wild pattern paper. The whose who of manufacturers were Debbie Mumm, Anna Griffin, Mrs. Grossman and Me and My Big Ideas. Remember their cute little stick people? The stepping stone for scrapbooking was Creative Memories. I was introduced into this craft by a CM consultant. She had made an album at the request of my family for a birthday present for me. I thought it was the most beautiful thing I had seen in a long time. I took a beginners class and the rest is history.
Now for the unveiling of my original layout. This was the fourth page in my first album. Bright cardstock and those adorable stickers from Me and My Big Ideas.
My how my style has changed, but at the same time so has the availability of products. Financially I think I was better off 12 years ago versus present day. I've thought many times of redoing my original layouts, but then decided to leave themm alone since I scrap to preserve memories.
I would love to see my friends here in blogger land try what I did. Find those extra pictures. Create a new layout and then post it along with your original!
Thanks for stopping by!
. . . Debbie