Monday, March 29, 2010

New Video, 12"x12" Layout: Liz & Ted

Hi, everyone! I just finished this layout about my sister and how she likes to abuse my teddy bear:



The journaling reads:
Liz and Teddy have a little bit of a tempestuous relationship. Sometimes she treats Teddy with respect and allows him to hang out with her with her {like in the picture above, for example}. But then other times she becomes filled with some sort of violent rage which she insists on taking out on the poor bear {see picture to the left}. These mood swings can occur within a space of five minutes, so Teddy is never totally safe. Watch out, Teddy!

This layout is once again based on a sketch from Becky Fleck's book Pagemaps, and I need to print more photos because I have finished all the sketches I prepared so far. I pulled the next batch of sketches and I will start the photo editing/printing process tomorrow. That's always time consuming and annoying, but totally worth it in the end as I never have to do any cropping with a trimmer later. :)

I made a video of this layout coming together & posted it over on my YouTube Channel:



I hope you enjoy the layout & that today is the start of a very excellent week for you!

~Kathryn
Life's a beach. Scrapbook it.

5 comments:

  1. LOVE it! Keep those videos & layouts coming...as I am trying to channel your craftiness!

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  2. Teddy's got to be glad to know you've got his back!! lol
    Great layout, I'm glad to hear that this photo process is also time consuming for you, i don't feel so inferior! Don't tell me what you're idea of "time consuming" is for you... let me have my little moment of peace.... rotflmao... lol
    ~Jill

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  3. Kathryn -

    This is such a sweet and fun layout! Poor Teddy, he looks like he needs a hug - LOL!

    Elaine Allen

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  4. Dawn-Marie, you have been doing an awesome job of cranking out those lovely layouts! :D Keep it up & your mojo will just keep on flowing!

    Jill, I don't think I even know how long, on average, it takes me to prepare pictures for a layout for printing. I've never actually times myself, but it sure feels like a really long time.

    Elaine, you're right. Poor Teddy does look a little stressed in those pics like he needs a hug. He has a tough life sometimes!

    ~Kathryn
    Life's a beach. Scrapbook it.

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