Last friday, I had an idea to make a page. The idea was this: I really, really love having my girl home this summer. Sure, she might not wake up until 11 a.m. or later, but I've really enjoyed having her home. I'm sure those of you with way more kids underfoot all summer long might think otherwise, but right here and right now? I'm digging the summer break thing with my girlie.
My kids have gone and still go (Coleman still goes, that is) to year round schools. This is Aidan's first official summer off… like a normal kid's summer. I took a bunch of cool shots of her the other day that I could have used on the layout. Like this one:
Or this one:
(Both tweaked using Totally Rad Actions: The Revenge, Bullet Tooth action, perfect for the hipness requirements of a 13-year-old girl.)
But I just wanted something less slick and less posed. And then I just wanted to write. So I made this:
supplies: patterned paper (BasicGrey) • arrow punch (Fiskars) • Archer and VT Portable Remington fonts
A simple story. A simple design. I love overlaying a story onto a photo. I also love designing something digitally, and adding just a few real life elements for the final page.
Just wanted to share on this fine Monday.
p.s. A report on our family outing to the Green Day concert coming later this week.