Wednesday, April 30, 2008

My Little Monkey








Today I wanted to post a few scrapbook pages that I had completed for my youngest son Connor. When I started Connor's scrapbook about a month ago or more, I felt that I needed something to help get me get started, so I've been using scrapbook sketches which help me with my layout and give me a starting point. I like the idea of using a sketch to complete a double page layout because in the past when I've scrapbooked all the pages started to look the same. There are several sites on line that have sketches available (I've listed a few in my sidebar), but there is one that I really enjoy, its Cyndi's sketches from her blog the Scrappy Chick. Cyndi always has some of the best sketches with fabulous page samples and what I like most is that her sketches include room for more than one picture. As a mother I'm always snapping a ton of pictures of my kids and the things their doing so having a layout that allows me to add several pictures is a good thing. Below is a picture of Cyndi's sketch and if your interested in seeing more, visit her wonderful blog that's highlighted and linked above.

Supplies: Bazzil cardstock, Basic Grey designer paper, Large brads, Die cut monkey and title created with Circut machine.


The colors in these pictures look so different IRL.

12 comments:

the scrappy chick said...

WOW! Its like having a guest spotlight for the day :) i love your little monkey page! The embellishments are just right and Connor is sooo cute!! Thanks for all the sweet comments and for linking me ;)
Cyndi

Danni said...

What a cute page! Love the monkey die cut! Way too cute! and an adorable subject as well! ;-)
If you like sketches, you should check out the CTMH books, Imagine and Cherish. I love them and they are so full of fun ideas and sketches--with cutting directions and all....

Kelly Schelske said...

Wonderful pages!! Love the fun colors and the monkey is too cute...BTW..the CTMH books are wonderful!! Becky Fleck also has a book called Scrapbook pGae Maps and it is super as well:-)

Dawn Marie said...

You page turned out adorable!!!I love the colors! and your subject is great too, *wink *wink! Gotta love how stinkin cute Connor is!Hugz

Lim said...

This is beautiful Lynn. The layout and the colors are awesome and your baby boy is gorgeous. :)
Hugs,
Lim

Lori Barnett said...

cute pages!! I really need to do some of the scrapbooking stuff. I get so stuck on cards for some reason. Thanks for the info about where you got your layout :)

Deb said...

Very cute, that monkey was made for this page!!

Jennifer Hodge said...

How adorable is that page? And Connor? The Monkey and Title are just perfect for that page! I agree I love Cindi's sketches too!

Tina said...

What a great page, and a cuie pie face. Thanks for the link.

Nixe07 said...

Woow, this is so wonderful. The layout and the colors are great and your little baby boy is so cute :))
Hugs, Moni

Courtney Fowler said...

AWWWWW!

Jules said...

I LOVE the cricut font you used! I have been stalking Ebay trying to get new cartridges. I just had a scrapbook retreat and there were tons of cricuts and tons of new ideas!!! Thanks for sharing!