Tech Tip with Jennifer

Hello Scrapbook Circle friends! It’s no secret to those who know me that I am a stalk-a-razzi when it comes to taking pictures of my kids. I love capturing those little moments when they are unaware of the camera, carefree, and completely genuine.

For this month’s tech tip, I want to share with you how I took an entire series of photos and created a layout showing the event from beginning to end.

To create this project, I began by using the Scrapbook Circle You Are Here digital cut file with Shimelle patterned paper. Next, I placed my photos in a circle on the white card stock and began adding shapes in between. When I am going through this process, I use photo squares to “tack” my photos and embellishments in place. This allows me to move items and stick them back down again without using permanent adhesive.

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With the first layer of embellishments in place, I machine-stitched a circle to attach them to the card stock.

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I continued this process of placing embellishments around the circle and stitching them in place, and finally stitched the photos onto the card stock.

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My final photo is larger than the others to bring more attention to the end of the series. I love these goofy girls, and these fun pictures of them dancing on our trampoline during winter break is a fun reminder of their special friendship.

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I completed the layout by adding a few of the puffy stickers and stamps from the March kit along with the title in the middle of the circle.

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Thank you for stopping by today! Don’t forget to visit the Scrapbook Circle of Friends Facebook group for more inspiration from the creative team as well as monthly challenges.

Jen

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