Ever feel like you're so far behind on scrapbooking that you'll never catch up. Or, ever have a creative block designing pages and want something new and fresh. Close to My Heart has the answer. Our 8 designer layout guides can help you create awesome pages with easy to read cutting diagrams & embellishment hints.
I've been using these guides for many years on most of my favorite personal layouts. Here are a few examples. The first features our Regata paper and a trip to Cancun. The original layout option had the left side featuring a 8X10 photo, instead I added double 4x6 photos and a wonderful ribbon to add an organic feel and much needed texture. Also used our 8x12 flip flap to the right side which allowed for 10 more photos underneath.
- One hint is to alter the guide by making the photo mats to fit your needs. The original layout had 6 - 2x2 photos, I replaced with 4 - 2 3/4x2 3/4.
- When planning on using flip flaps, think of them as part of the layout, not just a place to store extra photos. In this example, I designed the 6x12 flip flaps first, using the best photos and embellishments. Since I loved all the photos and couldn't bear not using them, the flip flaps offered a great way to showcase the all.