At the festival they had great food, drinks, art and craft vendors, live entertainment, etc. The festival has free admission and it's a great family-friendly event. We saw pirates at the event and I decided to do my 12" by 12" scrapbooking page in a pirate theme. I think it turned out pretty nicely. This is a traditional scrapbooking layout...meaning that it's NOT digital.
My background is a sheet of 12" by 12" textured black cardstock. I used four photos which I slightly cropped down. The 3 horizontal photos were then matted onto a strip of white cardstock and then dark red cardstock, leaving an 1/8" edge around each photo mat. The one vertical photo was matted in the same way.
My local craft store didn't have much of anything in a pirate theme in their scrapbooking section. With that said, I did find one pack of 3-dimensional cardstock stickers in a pirate theme for $1.50 and picked those up. I decided to use 5 of those on the pirate theme scrapbooking layout and you can see the photo above on where I placed them.
I did my journaling on the backside of this page. Yes, that's right...if you don't like overly cluttered pages there is NOTHING wrong with doing your journaling on the back. I simply cut a block of white cardstock measuring 3" by 5" in size and matted it onto red cardstock. I then did my journaling in my own handwriting about the festival that we attended that day. I attached the block on the back of this layout using 4 glue dots.
The coordinating page is also shown in this post. It's made just like the first page. That's it...a quick, easy and non-cluttered scrapbook layout!
NOTE: You can click on each photo in this post and it will open in a new window. That photo will automatically enlarge in that window so that you can see all of the details up close.