Let us remember the joys of a 5-year-old with cryptosporidium.
Yes, that was super fun.
Lily was asking Dan and I the other day when she could start swimming lessons again. I told her she'd have to wait until summer and we needed to find her a better teacher than this past summer. I said, "maybe Daddy could be your teacher." Dan said, "Uh, I'm never going to a public swimming pool again." Anyone planning to install a pool in their backyard anytime soon? Nana, Lily is so disappointed we don't live next door like Shea and Alex!
This layout is another one of my experiments in digital scrapbooking. This is from July 2007 when my best friend from high school, Lori, came for our annual visit. Instead of using a quick page, I designed this layout with different digital elements I downloaded for free.
- Background paper and pink spotted paper from Anne Langpap's July freebie kit on Two Peas in a Bucket. I just changed the hue and saturation in Photoshop. The journaling tag is also from this kit.
- Title font is "gift" from free fonts on Two Peas in a Bucket.
- Swirly doodle is from "ggs love me" font also on free fonts on Two Peas in a Bucket. It's the lowercase k.
- One other element you probably can't really see online is a grunge overlay that I put over my pink borders around the photos. In Photoshop layers I used overlay at 50% opacity. This overlay is a freebie on Sugarplum Paperie's blog. She has tons of great freebies and has been very helpful answering some email questions and sharing information. She also has a great tutorial for customizing your blog banner.
Here are the pages separately so you can see them bigger (click to view larger):
I'm not crazy about the title. I've been trying to think of something clever (besides Don't Drink the Water) but I haven't come up with anything. Any ideas?