"Date night" layout | Banning Lane

November 20, 2015

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We have a theme park that is pretty close to where we live. Every year at Halloween time they transform it into something really spooky. I hate scary things so I have never been tempted to go. This year, with a lot of persuasion from my little brother, I experienced "Scarywood".

We really did have a fun time. I'll admit the haunted houses were pretty darn scary, but I think it will definitely become a traditional date night for us. We took a couple of photos when we first got there. When I got my "Savannah" kit I knew I would be scrapbooking that night.

Here is a look at my layout.

Banning Lane | @felicity_jane | Savannah

 We had such a fun night, and I wanted my layout to show that. I am super happy with how it turned out.

Banning Lane | @felicity_jane | Savannah

I started out by layering two of the papers from the kit behind my photo. I also used the tiny black polka dot paper to make a border around my whole layout. Tiny polka dots are my absolute fave!!

Banning Lane | @felicity_jane | Savannah

I knew I wanted to use a bunch of all the fun little embellishments and labels that came in the kit. I literally just started placing them on my page, and kept adding them until I was happy with how it looked. I really do love the mixture of textures and colors of all the elements grouped together like this.

Banning Lane | @felicity_jane | Savannah

The last thing I needed to do was add some journaling. I usually will plan my pages with the journaling in mind, and this time I didn't. Because of that I had a hard time figuring out where to put it. I finally decided to just write my story on a tag and tuck it into a pocket behind my layout. I took a circle punch and put a little notch on my page so that you could see my tag.

You can watch my process video below if you want to see how this whole thing came together.




Dannielle | Banning Lane
Dannielle | Banning Lane

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3 Responses

Kathryn Q
Kathryn Q

November 23, 2015

I love the circle punch idea to create a pocket for journaling!

Lisa C.
Lisa C.

November 21, 2015

What a great design and I love the tucked in journaling!

julie k
julie k

November 20, 2015

I love everything about this, Danielle!!

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