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Scrapbooking- Sweet Sunshine

 
I have to start by saying that I am in love with how this page turned out.  I had been wanting to do a gray, yellow, and blue layout for a long time.  I've been having a hard time finding simple gray paper and a few weeks ago I finally had found some. 
 
It is much easier to read my journaling in person.  I used a blue pen so it is subtle and wouldn't distract from the page.  I also only used one colored photo.  If I did all three in color the yellow and blue elements would have been lost. 

 
I didn't have a lot of yellow papers and embellishments to work with.  The title was cut out on white paper and then misted yellow.  I also misted the yellow polka dots underneath the colored photo since I couldn't find any more papers in the right yellow shade.  At least I have a bunch of yellow ribbon!
 
Wouldn't you know the paper girl's challenge that is going on right now is baby.  What perfect timing!

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  1. Using the 2 grey photos with the colour one has worked so well here.....a lovely page.

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  2. Love this LO! The colors are great! I love how you used a color photo and black and whites too! Thanks for playing at the Paper Girls!

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  3. I love the colour combo! And all your embellies, including the misted ones, look fabulous! Thanks for joining in with my Scrapbooking Soiree! x

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