Double Vision: Day In The Life Part One

Aloha!!

Double Vision Series is a scrapbooking process video series where I scrap double page spreads in my own style. I use different kinds of inspiration to start the spread, to make it a little unique.
I am making a time line of my Day In The Life I joined in on on July 2016. I am taking all my photos and arranging them on a multi page spread to create a time line that you can see and follow.

Day In The Life is a way of documenting a day. It was started by Ali Edwards. You can read more about this project at her site here, http://aliedwards.com/projects/day-in-the-life

I am really excited to document my day for this round of Day In The Life, because it is the first full day in our new house. I know in years to come this will be really fun and cool to look through. Especially since many of the moments from that day and the days surrounding it were super crazy and busy.

I decided to share my layout spread in two videos. This first video goes through my first page.

This is the second process video for the second page of this spread.

Next Saturday I will share the last two pages. I will also share next week on my blog a run through of all my pictures from that day so you can see better pictures of my day than just what you see with my process video. (I know sometimes it’s hard to see all the images on layouts in a process video, especially with all the photos I have on my spread.)

I am really glad to share this especially with a new Day In The Life date this week coming up. How are you planning on documenting your Day In The Life this time if you are doing it? I still haven’t decided exactly the focus I am doing. I think maybe focusing on the senses since so many things are still so new around here, that might be kind of fun. Things like the smell of the fireplaces smoke in the morning from our neighbors’ houses. Or the taste of salty peppery sausage in creamy gravy on dinner.

Stay Inspired Until next time,

Hannah

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Double Vision Series: Strong Women

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Aloha My Scrappy Friends!!

For a little over a month I have been doing a double page layout series on my Youtube Channel. I have never been big on doing double page spreads. Doing this series, has helped me to focus differently on my layouts. To think ahead of time instead of just go with the flow.

This week I wanted to make a layout where I could focus on journaling. With the double page spread as my canvas I knew that would be a great space to have lots of journaling.

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A while ago I did a double page layout where I had a huge title, I took that as my inspiration. I loved how it looked to have a long title that was a poem quote in many different kinds of fonts. I knew that would look cool on this layout combined with lots of journaling.

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Since I do lots of ancestry research I love seeing what someone looks like on paper, through documents. But it is sometimes hard to really know their true motives behind all the decisions these papers show. The places they lived, the jobs they had, these are all part of the story, but why they do things is really the true meaning behind the story. t’s these stories that I want to tell on my pages. I want my kids and grandkids to one day look back and see all the traits of the people in our family!!

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That is how the idea got started for this double page spread. A spread about my grandmother and the strength she has passed down. A trait I am positive she had gotten from her mother too.  That has been passed down to me. I want my kids and grandkids know that this is such a great a positive trait to be given!!

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I hope you check out my Youtube Video process and see how i created this layout.

Have a great weekend!!

Hannah

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The Great Discussion: Two Page Spreads

Aloha Crafty Mavens!!

We all have certain styles in scrapbooking that we love to fall back on , or that we just really enjoy doing. A certain way we like to share our memories in our albums. It is so specific and tailored to each one of us individually.

Lately I have seen lots of comments by the lovers of two page layout spreads looking for new inspiration. This industry has changed..is changing so much, all the time. It is hard to find inspiration once the style you love to scrap in isn’t trendy anymore.

I am always so interested in why inspiration changes so much when our end result is to have our memories down on paper. But let me tell you the people who share there inspiration are always trying to up their game. It is often hard to keep up.

I thought it would be fun to take up a challenge for myself and do a series on my own YT channel, and create some 2 page layouts to help expand my scrapbook style and thinking. Also I really think it is important as one who shares their own work to try to listen to what inspires others too, and fill that need if I can fit it into how I create too.

Starting Next Saturday August 20th I will start posting double page layouts on Saturdays on my YT channel. I hope you are as excited as I am about this series. I am really hoping to do a variety of double page spreads that are inspiring for everyone.

I thought it also would be fun to share a few double layout spreads I have made in the past too. Since I have done a few on occasion. (I actually started off doing double page layouts when I started scrapbooking in 2014)

Layout I made in May 2014

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Spread I made with PL spread as 2nd page (For Shimelle Class) Summer 2014

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Layout with a 6×12 as 2nd page Feb/March 2016

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Layout From April 2015

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Double Page Layout I made in Fall 2014

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Hope you enjoyed seeing a few of my work. And many of the older layouts I haven’t even really shared before, an extra bonus for you!!

 

See you scrappers later and stay inspired until next time!!

Hannah

 

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