Pin to Win Layout

When I go to my sons’ sporting events, I tend to go a little crazy taking pictures. The idea behind that is that I will be sure to get just the “right” photos. However, I still usually end up with more than I need for a layout. It’s a good thing I enjoy photo-filled pages! For this layout of my son’s first pin in wrestling, I opted to print my photos as 2-up collages so I could fit more photos on my layout and still achieve a clean look. I kept the photo of the actual pin as a 4×6 and then matted it with white cardstock to make it stand out even more.

 

 

 

Supplies:

Moxxie – Winning Moves Paper

Moxxie – Geared Up Paper

Moxxie – Wrestling Alpha Sticker

black cardstock (2 sheets)

chipboard alphas

red acrylic paint

white alphabet stickers

scrap of 3″x4″ grid patterned paper (for journaling block)

 

Instructions:

  1. Start with two sheets of black cardstock for your base.
  2. Trim Moxxie – Winning Moves Paper down to two pieces of 5-1/2″x11-1/2″. Adhere dot side of patterned paper toward center of layout leaving 1/2″ border along top and outside edges of layout.
  3. Trim Moxxie – Geared Up Paper down to two pieces of 2-1/2″x11-1/2″. Adhere shoe/headgear side of patterned paper toward center of layout leaving 1/2″ border along bottom and outside edges of layout.
  4. On left hand page, adhere two 6×4 (or four 3×4) prints along center edge of layout.
  5. On left hand page, adhere two 3×4 prints between where patterned papers meet.
  6. On right hand page, add 3×4 journaling box and two 3×4 photos between where patterned papers meet.
  7. Above 3×4 photos on both pages, add 1″ strip of striped pattern of Moxxie – Geared Up Paper.
  8. Below 3×4 photos on both pages, add 1/2″ strip of striped pattern of Moxxie – Geared Up Paper.
  9. Mat 4×6 photo on white cardstock and adhere on top of right hand page as shown.
  10. Accent photo with “Never Give Up” sticker from Moxxie – Wrestling Alpha Sticker.
  11. In upper left section of left hand page, add title. I used a mix of painted chipboard alphas and white letter stickers.

 

*When completing this layout, I had a paint spill onto the page. To cover up my mistake, I added a 1/2″ section of the striped pattern from  Moxxie – Geared Up Paper across the top of the dot pattern.

 

 

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