Sunny Scrapbook Pages

Hey there! If you’re a fan of the color yellow, be sure to check out the “Seasonal Solutions” column in the July/August 2010 issue of Creating Keepsakes to see six fantastic layouts along with tips for making this summery color work on your layouts. Also be sure to check out a few of our favorite yellow scrapbooking products and color-scheme suggestions.

Want even more summer layout ideas for this sunny color? Here are a few must-try pages from past issues of CK for you to enjoy.

1. Add a sunshine accent to your layout. Follow Cindy Tobey’s lead and let the accent serve as a journaling spot on your layout. Pair it with a yellow background to create a warm, vibrant page that’s perfect for photos taken on hot, summer days.

“What Fear?” by Cindy Tobey, as seen in the July 2009 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine

2. Use yellow cardstock to emphasize your focal-point photo, like Jennifer Barksdale did on her layout below by adding a bright, yellow photo mat behind the main photo.

“It’s Summer, Baby!” by Jennifer Barksdale, as seen in the June 2009 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine

3. Make a statement by accenting a black-and-white layout with yellow, like Mou Saha did on her layout. Notice how the yellow accents add a soft touch to the strikingly simple black-and-white color scheme.

“Swing” by Mou Saha, as seen in the August 2008 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine

Have you made a layout with a yellow color scheme that you want to show off? Upload it to our gallery on Club CK, and then post the URL link to it by leaving a comment below

—Lori Fairbanks, editor

New at Club CK

Participate in a creative challenge for the chance to win three paper stacks from Die Cuts with a View. The theme is to scrapbook a page about the lessons you’ve learned from the children in your life, and the deadline is June 28, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. MST. Read more here.

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7 Responses to Sunny Scrapbook Pages

  1. Beautiful pages!

  2. suzy plantamura says:

    I love this layout by Jennifer. I tore it out last year and still love it! So cute and great colors. Suzy

  3. {vicki} says:

    love the journaling in the sun–clever idea

  4. Linda says:

    Yellow is not a color I usually turn to when working on layouts (which is ironic because many of my walls are painted sunshine yellow), but I am now inspired to incorporate it more into my designs.

  5. Valerie says:

    I just finished a page with yellow this morning: http://clubcreatingkeepsakes.com/media/p/187212.aspx

  6. Teresa Jaye says:

    Here is a yellow themed page featuring my beautiful granddaughter Quinn:
    http://clubcreatingkeepsakes.com/media/p/187668.aspx

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