Pinspired!

Happy Monday! Today I'm up on the Scraptastic blog with a new layout, created with a fantastic pin. 

  Designer Leah Greenberg via  Print & Pattern

Designer Leah Greenberg via Print & Pattern

I loved the design on the left with imperfect circles, so I created this layout with one of my favorite photos from when Lizzy was little.

I created the layout with the February It Takes Two kit & add-on, hand-cutting my circles for the background and adding punched circles and bits and pieces of embellishment from the kit, as well as the awesome digital files this month. 

To add the typed journaling in the circular journaling tag, I drew a 2"x2" circle in Photoshop Elements and added a horizontal text box around the outside of the circle. I centered my text & kept the text inside the circle by hitting 'return' whenever I got close to the edge. After typing, I deleted the circle and printed the journaling out on a piece of paper. I then used non-permanent adhesive to adhere my journaling card over the top and ran it through the printer again. 

The pretty chipboard elements from Crate Paper's Kiss Kiss collection worked perfectly with the soft colors of the patterned paper in the kits & I am so pleased with how the layout came out- exactly as I envisioned it.

How have you been inspired by a Pinterest pin lately?