Using a Favorite Page Design Twice

Have you ever had so much fun creating a page that you wouldn’t mind making it again? Well, I say, go for it!

For example, last fall I submitted the following page to Scrapbook & Cards Today magazine. They liked the page, but asked if I could recreate it in a two-page format for their readers. I did exactly that, with different photos, and now I have two pages finished in my albums.

SCHOOL DAYS

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And here is quick snapshot of the two-pager …

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The photos are from different years, so they won’t be right next to each other in our albums. I’m willing to bet that someone looking through our albums, including my kids and husband, will be none the wiser! It feels great to “kill two birds with one stone,” so to speak, and complete two great layouts for our books.

Have you tried this approach on any of your pages? This same thought process would also be a great way to convert one page sketches to two-page sketches when you are looking for inspiration.

Give it a go and let me know what you think!

Have a great week!

JanaBold

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5 thoughts on “Using a Favorite Page Design Twice

    1. Haha! Thank you, Kate! I promise they aren’t super-straight in real life. I do use a grid ruler (like the kind you find in the sewing section of the craft store), or sometimes I use the grid lines on my craft mat behind my layout to line-up the strips going across, matching them up to the same marks on the grid lines of the mat(I hope that makes sense).

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