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Using Color in your Project Life Layouts

Hello friends! Candace here and I am so happy to be back sharing a layout with you! Today is all about documenting layouts to pop the COLOR in life!


Sometimes life gets a little bit bright and full of color, and our photos represent it. During week 42 our family went on a small vacation to San Diego and Legoland. So of course, my photos ended up having more color than our usual everyday life.  I wanted to document this big event of going to the park, and my feelings behind this quality family time. For this spread I used the Celebrate (Journal Cards). I love these cards with its bright colors and sweet sentiments. They were perfect for both big events or just the everyday.

Left Side Page
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I love how perfectly the cards match the colors and theme of my spread. It is wonderful when a spread comes together just how you see it in your head and can capture the emotion and memories of the week.
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Right Side Page

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This was such a special week and I wanted to capture the emotion in the photos and add my thoughts and feelings to the cards. I added my journaling in photoshop to a few cards then left a few cards blank to add color and a simple balance. With just a few simple and carefully placed embellishments I was able to add a touch more color without overwhelming the spread.

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With the bright colors on the left side of the spread I decided to add a little contrast to the right side by using a few black and white photos.

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Extra Inserts

I also added a half page insert to this week to include a few extra photos and ephemera from the park.  Such a great way to include more details from the week!

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Thanks so much to stopping by today!  I hope this inspired you to tell more of your stories and gave you a few ideas how to bring it all together in a spread.

Have a beautiful day!