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Surfers for Autism Mini Album

Some projects just take time to marinate. This mini book was started probably five? years ago…I fell in love with this album and the Mudd Puddles sand textured medium and knew I wanted to make an album out of them together, but didn’t know what I wanted to do with it!

I applied the sand texture, did all the backgrounds on the chipboard pages – and hit a wall. The album was so beautiful and I didn’t have a purpose for it. None of my pictures seemed worthy of this beautiful piece of art – until our family found Surfers for Autism.

Surfers for Autism mini albumI don’t often turn this site into a platform for my personal causes but April is Autism Awareness Month. Many of my readers are already familiar with my daughter Bridget, who is almost 11 years old. Bridget was diagnosed with autism at 2.5 years old. Continue Reading →

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Layout | Modifying A Digital Template

My daughter attended an event this weekend with Surfers for Autism, a non-profit group that takes autistic kids surfing. I came home with lots of beach pictures as well as pictures of her surfing. It had been a very long time since we’d been to the beach (which is crazy because we only live 5 miles from it!) and so I decided to make a page showing the beauty of the place itself, as well as one recording the fun my daughter had surfing.

I saw this template in the recent releases from Designer Digitals and I knew it would be perfect for my beach layout:

StudioDD Layer Works No 223 Continue Reading →

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