Monday, 20 July 2009

A first for me

For the first time EVER I have put together a scrapbook page without leaving a scrap of mess anywhere!!
Don't believe me??? ...... Well, let me explain...

Sometime ago Carol directed me to a free Photo Shop online course ( I do believe I have mentioned this already). Well tonight via this site and through this link here I had a go at Digital scrap booking for the first time EVER. You can download a beginners page that is almost done for you, so okay I have cheated...but still learnt the basics and hey, I had to start somewhere :-)

Here is my page...don't laugh, I know the journalling is not quite in the lines and the photo is a bit of a hoot, going back 20 odd years to our wedding day.... but here it is anyway....
LOL, oh dear that date is meant to be 1989... another great thing about digital scrapping...if you muck up its simple to fix, no peeling off of stuck down journalling or embellishments required.
If you do happen to be into digital scrap booking, or thinking of giving it ago be sure to check out this site... Eidou. Louise has lots of free goodies you can down load to get started and a whole shop full of yummy stuff to spend your money on!

6 comments:

Axel....{Carol} said...

That looks awesome,and i sooo love that photo,and check you 2 out,what a beautiful couple you make and OMG your daughter looks so much like you,its amazing.This would look great in a frame(no bumpy bits)clever little chicky arnt ya hehe

Lara said...

what a fantastic digital page! Especially for your first one :-) Gotta love no mess & Eidou (there's a comp coming up soon at Eidou to encourage you further in digi stuff too).

Sonya said...

Thanks Carol and Lara. LOL Lara I will checkout the comp, but dont think I have the skill to join in yet!

Lyn S said...

Great layout Sonya, well done! LOL about putting the wrong date on! As soon as I looked at your hair I thought it had to be in the '80's!

Sharon & Nick said...

WOW - this is fanastic. I have wondering whether or not to give digital a go but I think you have just inspired me. This does not look a beginner to me. WELL DONE!

Sonya said...

It is definaltely beginner level Sharon!! The page was all set up for me!! I do look forward to tring to make my next page from scratch...just need some time to suss it all out!!

LOL Lyn, my hair doesnt look much better now!! I have those horrid natural curls, compliments of my dad!!

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