Where I Create - FJ Note To Self Binder | Lynne AshcraftApr 05, 2019
Hello FJ friends! It’s Lynne here again, sharing a spread in my brand new Book of Me using the awesome Jaimee kit. I have been planning this all about me mini album for quite a while and thought the Felicity Jane Note to Self Binder was the perfect album to start it in.
I am using the A5 Dot Grid paper inserts as the base for all of my layouts in this album so I knew I wanted to have some of the journaling printed right on the grid paper. I started by building an A5 template in Photoshop with a corner guide at the top left of the template, then printed my journaling out on plain paper. The guide then helped me line up the grid paper against the plain paper and I used wash tape to hold the grid paper down in order to run it back through my printer. This is a great option for running smaller size pre-printed paper or cards through your printer.
I actually realized when I started to put the pages together that I had printed the journaling on the wrong side of the paper. The holes should have been on the right because I planned to use this page as the left side of my layout. But no worries. I just flipped the paper on my template print, taped it back down, and sent it back through the printer. From there I built my left side. I knew I wanted to use the “create” die cut from the Jaimee kit as my title, so it was just a matter of adding the puffy stickers to complete the title. Then I added a few scraps of paper from the kit and some stamps and called it done.
Then on to the right side. I knew as soon as I got this kit that I wanted the multi-color brush pattern paper as a layer behind photos in this album. It worked out perfect to use the photos of my craft space and tie them in with the beautiful blues in that paper. I fussy cut the scalloped edge from the blue paper and threw in a few more layers and some stamps to tie both sides together and called that side done.
This was super easy and very fun to put together. I am trying not to overthink this album and just let it come together without too much fuss. I would say this turned out to be a perfect start!
Thanks for joining me with sharing all of your Jaimee creations. I cannot wait to see what everyone creates with this month’s kit.
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