Wednesday, January 26, 2011

It's a Bird...It's a Plane!...

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Another layout for the rugrat's scrapbook, this time focusing on the first time he ever really role-played. I knew I wanted a "super hero"-type of page and began with choosing my title and was inspired by this sketch from the Stretch Your Sketch Challenge over at 2 Peas. I flipped the sketch and removed a photo and moved a couple elements to suit my needs -- that's what "stretching" a sketch is all about! 

I used a cartridge for the black silhouette cityscape and then created my own secondary one with the patterned paper with a free font. I used SCAL for the first time with my Cricut, and I have to say, I am in love. I designed all the words and it was great fun playing around with them, though I am still getting the hang of it. For my photographs, I wanted to do something a bit different and (though it is a little hard to see in the picture below) used an iPad App to color splash just my little superhero, fading the background to gray. He looks ready to take on the world with his hand towel cape and Spider-Man glasses!


Patterned Paper: Thrift Shop: Near Mint and Ducks in a Row: Peek-a-Boo (October Afternoon)
Cardstock: Tropicals Pack, Earth Tones, and Neutrals Pack (American Crafts); Peach Parfait (Stampin' Up!)
Accents: Tiny Attacher Staples (Tim Holtz)
Fonts: Little City (; Arial and Baskerville (microsoft); PilGi (SCAL)
Die-Cuts: Plantin Schoolbook Cricut Cartridge (ProvoCraft)
App: ColorSplash for the iPad


Carla said...

What a fabulous layout. The title, buildings, layout are so cool... this needs entered in a contest!!! Love those pictures of your lil guy!!! Hugs,

Sherman said...

That is one cute layout! I love the colors and your baby's pic. :)
Sherman Unkefer

Diane - said...

OMG! How cute it that! What a precious layout and the little one is a doll.

Ann Schach said...

Love the title! Fabulous layout! This is going to be one great scrapbook when you get it completed!

Kim said...

WOW! Love how you created your title! Great page Regina!!!!!