Carolina Girl (Cely)
This is my very first real scrapbook page.  I did a scrapbook for my oldest son through the years and through 4 years of college, but not having cutting machines, dies or designer papers.  Do you notice that with each child you take less and less pictures?  Well, I'm guilty.  My other son is now in his first year of college and I have yet to do any type of memory book for him...well, it's time and better late than never!

My inspiration and casing came from Cheryl at Cafexpressions.  She's been great guiding me through the best steps to approach a scrapbook.  Most of the cut files came from the Summer Blockbuster  Set at SVGCUTS. com.  The 2 puppies are from the Puppy Love Set from Kadoodle Designs.  I think it may have been discontinued as of 4 days ago.  The small movie projector was a file from Cheryl.  This book will focus on the first year of life.  I'm wanting traditional colors and then gender colors.  I'm giving myself 2.5 months to finish.  (Taking pics of such a large area is very hard...haha)

12x12 - left side ( Yup, haven't placed the pics yet!) I made the star glasses svg.

12X12 - right side

sorry about lighting...colors are the same but lighting monkeyed with it!

16 Responses
  1. Deloris Says:

    They look terrific! Great job!


  2. AllisonG Says:

    This is so cute! Yes, always better late than never, too. I don't know how you can make scrapbook pages without the photos. I've tried that before, but then my photos don't work into the layout I've designed. When I scrapbook, I have to start with my photos. Maybe that's why I like making cards even more - nothing to "fit in!" LOL


  3. Donna Says:

    What a great start to your scrapbook. I have yet to take the plunge. My kids got scrapbooks of just pics and papers that I kept through their high school years but nothing fancy. Maybe I'll start with the grandkids if we ever have any. This is marvelous. Just love those star glasses on the pups. You are so talented!


  4. Mary Ann Says:

    Great!Love your pages...


  5. Wow, what a fabulous page!


  6. Jackie Says:

    Beautiful pages Cely, they look very professional :o)
    Jackie xx


  7. Wow, it looks great, Cely! Good luck with your time frame. My scrapbooks are an ongoing project!
    Evelyn


  8. Pat (mspfd) Says:

    If these 2 pages are any indication, your memory books is going to be spectacular. Oh Cely, I am really impressed with these fabulous designs, You are a natural at scrapbooking!


  9. Carole Says:

    oh so fun and a great way to start.


  10. scrapn Says:

    LOVE the layout!! You did a fantastic job!
    Good luck. Soon I will be back to scrapping as soon as I get my "cave" done down here!


  11. Lola Says:

    I really can't get over how professional looking this is. And having a goal (time) is a great idea! I so want to scrap...maybe some day.


  12. Good for you what a 'noble' task and one I wish I would take. I have so many books full of pictures of my son's journey through childhood, now to put some of them into a scrapbook, how fun that would be, No time right now however..... Love your page , fab layout!
    hugs
    Glenda


  13. Dawn Frost Says:

    Oooh Cely fantastic scrapbook pages! I need to catch up on mine.


  14. Andrene Says:

    These are just too cute!! You did a great job.


  15. Cheryl First Says:

    As you can see, I am catching up with commenting! lol! This turned out beautifully! I'm glad I could inspire you! ;)
    I love the colors you used, and the added puppy files make this so playful! Great job, lady! You're on track, and once that engine picks up steam, I know there will be no stopping you! :0)


  16. I love picture strips on anything-picture perfect on your scrap pages!


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