a dash of color.

I’m excited that a lot of the paper companies out there are starting to add more color to their collections. I like the vintage stuff, but I’m not into the drab papers as much as I am into the bright and happy color schemes. I really like the vintage look, but I feel like that look has become overkill in the past five years or so.

For instance, the paper from A Boy’s Lifeย from Echo Park was totally something I enjoyed using. The colors were fun and lively – perfect for a little boy, or should I say dog, hehe.

…and because Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, I thought I’d be festive and use vibrant reds and pinks in the With Loveย paper by Pebbles.

Speaking of color, I’ve been loving the blue skies recently. It’s chilly outside, but I love it. Sometimes, however, I wish that we had gray skies, so that we’d get some rain around here, and perhaps some snow up in the Sierras.

That’s all for now.

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18 responses to “a dash of color.

  1. I love Hilo’s layout! So cute. I love playful, boyish colors. ๐Ÿ™‚
    And CUTE Valentine layout! We should get together for crafting before Valentine’s Day. I’ve been wanting to make a garland… ๐Ÿ˜€

    • o0o0o0! well, there’s a vday banner at the store on the 4th. ๐Ÿ˜‰ then we can have a weekend of craftiness. just you and me! ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. EKKKK…I love Hilo’s layout!! thanks for the love on my blog…miss you bunches!! hugs, Kat

  3. Fantastic!! both of these. i am too a sucker for color.

  4. Jacque

    GORGEOUS!!!!!

  5. I TOTALLY agree with the color thing–LOVE it want some more of it! ๐Ÿ™‚ CUTE layouts Sarah!

  6. These are both fab!! I especially love that Hilo page!! Really enjoying your Hawaii pics too. Hope you are having a great week.

  7. Your work ROCKS. Always love it!

  8. These are GORGEOUS!!! I loveeeeeeeee your designs and have missed seeing your creations!! And I will be helping Nikki & Dan for lunch breaks, but other than that… I will be walking around! :):):):):):):):):):):)

  9. You know I’m a huge fan of color as well! Love the layouts! I missed seeing Sarah layouts here on your blog ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. Pam

    I love both of your layouts, but Hilo is just one of the cutest dogs I’ve ever seen. I really like the bright colors and the fun journaling.

  11. Gloria

    Hilo is a boy alright

  12. Emily w

    Great layouts! Love the bright stuff.

  13. Nancy

    oh my! these are adorable! love your use of color. your photos are wonderful.

  14. Oh now these pages are adorable!!! I love the bright colors and the way you did the journaling is perfect.

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