Today I have two more layouts to share with you from the May 2015 CREATE magazine, created by Scrapbook Generations. You can access the full magazine HERE. Yesterday I shared with you the featured manufacturer's, today I will share with you article layouts.
There are two themes in the magazine this month; travel and birthday. I went for birthday. Obviously! I didn't want the traditional birthday papers but used the "I Am" collection from Simple Stories instead. Just perfect for this collage of pictures of Mia as she admires and blows out the candles on her birthday cake. Two more weeks and she will be doing that again but with one additional candle!
In the journaling section of the magazine, this months suggestion is to use a list for your journaling. We were recently down at Clearwater, Florida for a swim meet and I had Nikolas list his top 10 favorite short course events. The meet was the last year round swimming short course meet for him. As he's only 12, I imagine that this list might change over time (assuming he continues swimming over time). I have tried to get the kids to participate in the telling of their story more and a great way of doing that is having them create top 10 lists. Some of them I ask that they write on the journal card or reserved spot for me. They are growing more comfortable with that idea and freaking out less. Michael, I'm still working on...
Be sure to check out the magazine in it's entirety! There is something for everyone as the styles vary from shabby sheek too clean and simple. Mixed media, clean lines, you name it, there is something that will appeal to the various style favorites out there.