Thursday, April 3, 2008

Best of Template and I can't help myself!

I am absolutely in love with this 2 page template and the layout that I scraplifted to create it. It's a template to scrap baby's first year or any year or anything where you have A LOT of pictures. :) I knew I was going to run out of shades of gray for this template, so I went for the color study look. :) Now, when you put all those squares on one page it makes for a lot of layers, which can make your program run slowly. So, I've got two different downloads, one with each photo square on it's own layer, and one with the photo squares merged into one layer. If you think you would like to move them around, then download the first one. If you like the way it looks exactly the way it is, download the second one.

Download Template #9 with separate photo layers here.
Download Template #9 with less layers here.

Here's the LO that I used to make the template, made by my friend Lucy, a very talented scrapper. :) The only change I made in my template is an allowance for the little bit in the middle that is hard to see when it's printed in a book. Lucy actually scraplifted the LO from Kim Haynes as featured in "The Ultimate Guide to Digital Scrapbooking 2007." The kit is Wild Sorbet by Michelle Coleman, and the font is 1941 Report.

So, even though, like I said before, I have no idea what I'm doing when it comes to designing, I just can't seem to help myself! I was messing around with drawing this puppy, and soon he was a whole mini kit. I certainly would never charge anyone for my attempts at designing, but I thought, for free, you might appreciate them. :) So, here it is, Puppy by Erica, a mini-kit.

Download Puppy kit here.


Maria said...

Thank you! Your blog post will be advertised on the DigiFree Digital Scrapbooking Freebie search engine today.

marienne said...

You could have also made it with one layer with a bunch of squares that don't touch. We can still use marquee tool to select and rotate if we want them tilted. Great pages.

Jody said...

Thanks so much for the great template!

Erica Herzog said...

Marienne--I'll remember that for next time. I don't have PS, so I'm not always sure what you can do with that program, and I try to make my templates as user friendly as possible.

Terebene said...

Thank you for this - this is really cool!