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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

"Any day now" (hybrid double LO)

Hello my blogging friends!  I'm taking a few days off from making cards and will be playing with my digital scrapbooking software.  I am still using the CM Storybook Creator software although I do have the PhotoShop Elements 9 which came with my wide format printer (someday I will sit down and really learn PSE).  As I have mentioned in the past I love digital scrapbooking but I also love the traditional scrapbooking - and I love that I can combine both with the help of my die-cutting machines. 

BTW the pictures were from our family friend's first baby shower from 2008 - she now has 3 children and another one on the way so she got a kick out of seeing these LOs (what can I say, I'm still catching up with very old pictures!) 

After I designed my pages in the StoryBook Creator, I saved them as jpg images and then imported them onto the Silhouette Studio so I can plan the die cuts I want to use. 

Below is a shot of page 2 printed from my wide format printer before I added the die cuts.

And below are some closeups after I cut the images and adhered them to the pages.

I used Cooper Black font for this title, then used the offset
 feature to create the shadow in black.

digital papers and elements from the Baby Girl kit by Scrapper's Delights;  free digital frames, paper and elements from; all die cuts from the Silhouette Store, cut with Silhouette Cameo.

Thanks for stopping by! 


Jill Rugg said...

I love seeing you layouts! You always know just the right touches to add to your digital layouts to make them special!

Pinky Papercraft said...

WOW Melody fantastic layouts.
Great photo's, love the colours.

MelodyR aka Ry&MysMom said...

Thanks, ladies!

girlia said...

Great job Melody. It looks like a lot of work and details were put into this LO.

Asha said...

Beautiful, Melody! I can see you are madly in love with your Cameo... The digi papers are simply adorable!

Thanks for visiting. Always a joy to read your kind words!

Nadia ( said...

This is such a sweet LO! Love that you are using lots of photos!

Love how you are planning it all in the software-- I want to learn that!

MelodyR aka Ry&MysMom said...

Thanks Nadia and Asha!

Scrappers Delights said...

This is so beautiful Melody I agree with what has been said you can so tell how much you enjoy this by the level of detail and love you put in to your work. I love to see your projects Melody love Janice XXXX

Dayna Sabrina said...

You are on a scrapbooking roll! Another fantastic page!