LAYOUT IDEA | Incorporate a child's drawing or other handwritten note into a layout.
There's nothing better than being able to include a little something that Simon or Anna has drawn by hand. In this case I got lucky - this one showcases a little something from both of them (that would be Anna's red crayon on top of Simon's drawing).
The bottom three sections of this layout (the photo, the journaling, and the drawing) were all stitched using my sewing machine.
I love tags. Always have and probably always will. Having a cluster of three or so with accents attached is a nice way to add decoration to page.
The red LOVE stamp on the manila tag is from my Love Always Wins set.
I still have a small stash of Making Memories metal rimmed rectangle tags. For this layout I used Tim Holtz scissors to cut the tag in half so I can use the other half on another pages.
THE STORY | This is it. This is the good stuff. This is the stuff I want to remember. This is the stuff I want to celebrate. Love made visible through those wonderful little hands and hearts. A simple drawing and a simple sentiment...now preserved and saved and treasured. Love. Love. No matter how crazy life gets...no matter the challenges faced, it's relationships like this that matter. One of the best gifts in life. Journaled 10/6/10.
CARDSTOCK | Bazzill Basics Criss Cross Cream Puff
PATTERN PAPER | My Mind's Eye Alphabet Soup Boy Ledger
STAMP | Ali Edwards for Technique Tuesday Love Always Wins
INK | Jenni Bowlin Chili Powder
LETTER STICKER | Pink Paislee Hometown Summer Expressions Alphabet
"LOVING" WORD STICKER | GCD Soul Food Collection Chipboard
MINI KRAFT TAG | Maya Road Kraft Shipping Tags
OTHER | old Making Memories metal rimmed rectangle tag, manila shipping tag, staple, machine stitching