August at Simple Scrapper

Right now I am thoroughly enjoying my summer! As I write this post, I am sitting on my back porch, listening to the June bugs buzz, the birds chirp, and the swish of horses’ tails as they bat away flies. I so enjoy this time of year!

I also love this month’s Sketch/Templates and Story Starters at Simple Scrapper! My first layout uses one of the new Sketch/Templates for August. Using this sketch, I was easily able to put together this page about my son turning 16.

The constellation paper from Echo Park was the perfect background for the layout. The photo I used is light with a blurred background which pops against the dark paper. The oversized “16” I used as the title was inspired by the sketch.

Next up is a layout about my younger son with a photo taken about 3 years ago. He is carefully comtemplating whether or not he wants to jump into the lake. The journaling was inspired by this month’s Story Starters—all about shared stories. I shared a fact, feeling, and memory about this photo on my page. I enjoyed looking back on this event and recording all the details of the moment.

Most of the embellishments on both pages came from the June kit at Pink Fresh Studio.

If you would like more inspiration for your scrapbooking, head on over to Simple Scrapper and check out the benefits of becoming a member. Also, look for information on this blog about an upcoming class at Simple Scrapper—Before Your Story. From the website: BYS is a 6-week album class designed to guide you through documenting your life before kids or another adult milestone. Registration begins soon!

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