Good Morning and thank you for stopping by for My Digital Studio Monday! Today's layout was inspired by the fun sketch over at Pixel Maven's Digi Challenge:
This was a test of my new digital skills for sure! I got stuck making the triangle shape on the right...turns out all you need to do is make a square shape larger than the page and then rotate it to the appropriate angle :) Who would have thought? lol
I chose to showcase one of my favorite photos of my boys, changing the shape from a circle to an oval to accommodate it. I used arrow shapes rather than banners, again highlighting their photo, one arrow for each! The 'great day' sentiment is from a Stampin' Up! digital download stamp set called Moments Ago , I love that I can re-size the sentiment! Most of the other digital elements are from the Stampin' Up! digital kit Hello There. I just love this kit!
After I got my triangle shape DSP on the page I added just a bit of digital stitching to finish it off. And my biggest moment was when I figured out how to get my line of arrows to go on top of the photo but tuck in UNDER the DSP! I actually did a small happy dance around my stamp room - the cats were not impressed :)
I also incorporated the My Digital Studio Challenge #5 - Designing with Arrows into my page as well. I discovered that I only have three arrows in all of my downloads so I will have to add some, but for now I used arrows as bullet points in my journaling. I'm pleased with the effect! Note: I skipped Challenge #4 - Overlay Bonus Challenge as I have used overlays on my past two pages and an overlay didn't quite fit the look I was going for this time...but I do know how to use them!
Thanks for stopping by and I hope you are inspired to take a stab at digital designing for yourself! Or you can just come along with me as I learn, I'm happy to have you along for the ride!