Stripes + PJ's | New Designer Digitals Releases

Around here, we happen to be fans of stripes and PJ's (and often striped PJ's).

As I was looking through my photos for a story to tell I kept seeing all these images of kids in PJ's and/or striped shirts. I should have included a picture of the shirts hanging in my closet...there seems to be quite a few stripes in there too.

I'm definitely a fan of stories (and layouts) like this that document common threads in our everyday lives. Hooray for stripes!

DIGITAL TIP | Wondering how I got the white outline around the outside of my handwritten words? In Photoshop Elements or CS select the word art layer and go to Edit/Stroke. Here you can choose the size and color for "stroking" the word art. I entered a value of 8px and selected "outside" for the location. Play around with different px values to achieve your desired look.

Handwritten Word Art | AE Little Bit of Messy Love
Title | AE The Story Titles
Background Cardstock | KP Sacked Solids Neutrals
Pattern Paper | KP From My Bookshelf No.1
Journal Strips | KP Journal Strips Long
Date Embellishment | KP Tabbed Dates
Stitching | KP Rounded Corner Stitching Holes & Brushes
Overlay | AA 12x12 Distressed Edge Overlays

Little Bit Of Messy Love

The Story Titles

A Favorite Memory Layered Template : Based on the Go Climb A Tree paper layout I created last week.

Interested in learning more about digital scrapbooking? Check out my Getting Started With Digital Scrapbooking series.

20 thoughts

  1. Katya

    2010-09-06 03:48:10 -0400

    Beautiful! Excellent idea about the striped!

  2. Kate

    2010-09-06 05:08:26 -0400

    Lovely page and great new products!

  3. Christina

    2010-09-06 05:15:14 -0400

    Beautiful layout. I just purchased the Story Titles and noticed that they are 6ins long. As your page seems to be a 12x12 will this title stretch that long with losing quality?? I was hoping to be able to do a title like yours.

  4. Rina Abbott-Jard

    2010-09-06 05:32:38 -0400

    Hi Ali, I really love your work, just wondering if you have had the chance to revist a past project of yours - The Extra Wonderful Story. Reason being, I have a 1 year old niece, and while she is young I wanted to know your favourite way of recording childrens dialogue?

  5. Brooke

    2010-09-06 06:27:19 -0400

    I've started to notice a trend of the same horrible grey sweater in a lot of shots of my son. On a positive note I do have some cute new pj's on the shopping wish list.

  6. Rachel Kizirian

    2010-09-06 06:38:29 -0400

    Beatiful! Beatiful!
    each creation, the most beautiful things!

  7. dawn

    2010-09-06 07:52:56 -0400

    I love this layout and the idea you used. We are a family who loves stripes and pj's too, never thought to do a layout. Will start taking pics of that today. I love the color of the layout too it's so soft and warm looking. Your new words and titles are terriffic and would love to see more layouts with them. Thanks for inspiring us again!!

  8. Beth Holmes

    2010-09-06 08:44:59 -0400

    As usual I LOVE all your new products. Thanks! I also love your layout and the idea for focusing on something from our everyday!

  9. Kelly Massman

    2010-09-06 09:26:42 -0400

    Darling layout!

  10. Sonja Chandler

    2010-09-06 09:34:58 -0400

    Love it! Now I want to go scrapbook.

  11. Kay Gregory-Clark

    2010-09-06 09:46:38 -0400

    Ali, I love the PJs layout and would really like to have a template for it. I know you used several other products, but what's the possibility of just providing a template with all of it?

  12. Lori

    2010-09-06 09:57:17 -0400

    I love the layout and the digital tip - keep those tips coming :)

  13. TracyBzz

    2010-09-06 11:23:45 -0400

    When my daughter was in kindergarten her teacher made them each a scrapbook page, a 12x12 with extra photos tucked in the back. Kindgergarten was only 2 full days a week and the teacher only took out the camera on certain days, but in a few of them my daughter was wearing a brown vest - obviously she wore it alot! Loved seeing that when she brought home her page.
    The teacher did the same thing for my other daughter's class 2 years later. Love the pages and they of course went right in the albums and I took the leftover pics to make pages of my own.

  14. Susan Bowers

    2010-09-06 11:28:44 -0400

    Wonderful page. Oh, and thanks for the PSE tip. We like to hang out in PJs too (Especially me!) There have been a few days that my hubby has come home for work and I'm still in mine (although that isn't often). But, I like to come home from work, or after dinner (if we don't have an evening out planned) and jump into PJs - they are comforting! Humm, I really need to scrap a page on my PJs too!

  15. Annette

    2010-09-06 12:23:12 -0400

    We live in PJ's around here too..... Love the layout. As usual you inspire my creativity...

  16. Gabi

    2010-09-06 12:40:06 -0400

    We love stripes as well here. Love that you scrapped about it, Ali. Beautiful photos!

  17. Angie BLom

    2010-09-06 17:23:54 -0400

    beautiful page.. love all the digital elements..
    Love the look of your new blog.. very fresh!!

  18. ale

    2010-09-06 20:59:00 -0400

    another great layout from you, ali! and thank you so much for the digital tip!

  19. Stacy

    2010-09-07 10:57:03 -0400

    Very cute! Ali I was looking for the winners post from the weekend contest and cannot find it. How do I find older posts?

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