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On the last day of Michael's stay in Lebanon, I set up a tripod and fortunately managed to get a few shots of our (very rare) family photos.
"Fortunately" because right after the shots, I went to remove the camera from the tripod and found that I could just lift it right off! No sliding out of the slot or unscrewing needed!!! It turned out that there's a break in the locking plate that I didn't notice when I put it in, so basically the camera was just sitting on the tripod the whole time with nothing securing it at all!! It's just by shear luck that my precious Canon EOS 500D didn't fall and got badly damaged. Wheww! I still got goosebumps thinking about it now.
Anyway, we did get some great shots and I used one of them for this page.
one family of two brothers living in three countries
with four loving hearts
perfect combination, that's what we are...
The kit used for the layout is Perfect Combination: the new kit of Designs by Doodelle that just hit the store a few days ago. With the playful palette of black, grey and hot pink, combined with an army of Rachelle's vector-drawn doodles and shiney elements, it has already easily become one of my favorites!
The element pack is also available seperately.
And don't forget that Rach is currently the Featured Designer at MScraps. For the entire September, her special offer is a 20% OFF discount for any purchase of her products worth 5$ and above. Read her advertisement in this blog post and use the coupon code in the ad to get your discount. :)
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This following layout I made for Designs by Anita's CT challenge for September. Anita's CT forum is always an active, happy, and inspiring place to be, especially now that we are welcoming new additions to the team! For this month's challenge, Anita requires the creative use of one frame, one photo, 4 paper squares, and 2 word arts in the layout. Here's what I come up with it!
I kinda like the clean structure of the page, with just enough raised elements to draw the eyes. This page subsequently got mentioned in DST's GSO thread of the day! Yay! It's created with this beautiful collab kit A Drift in Dreams by Anita and Scooty's Designs.
I'll wrap it up with a little something for you again! Rach is, as always, generously letting me turn my layout from Perfect Combination into a quickpage to give away here. So, please click here to enjoy your gift, or on the preview image below. Leave me a word if you like it! :)