baby album | part six (and free printable!).

Posted on: Friday, May 2, 2014

Baby Album | Ann-Marie Espinoza

This week has been busy, busy, busy, but I did manage to crank out a single spread for my ongoing baby album (albeit, on the floor of our impossibly messy office / nursery) (lord help us).

Baby Album | Ann-Marie Espinoza

For the first page, I designed a list of journaling prompts in Illustrator and then sized it down to fit on the backside of the previous page. When I can’t find what I’m looking for, I just design it myself! The gold heart and arrow were cut out with my Cameo onto adhesive-backed gold foil paper. (The “04” stands for the month of April, in case you were wondering.)

P.S. Ignore the “healthy + happiness” in the last line of journaling. I promise I am grammatically proficient! ;)

Baby Album | Ann-Marie Espinoza

You can download your own set of journaling prompts right here!

Baby Album | Ann-Marie Espinoza

For the second page, I used a sheet of pink patterned paper from a Studio Calico add on kit as my background and then added a large photo of my 25 week striped baby bump and a handful of other papers + embellishments, including yellow and aqua washi tapes, a BasicGrey gold feather, and one of the badges I designed for Scrapbook and More.

Baby Album | Ann-Marie Espinoza

As usual, I adhered the dimensional elements directly on top of the page protector. While it won’t make for easy photographing of the next page (ha!), it’s much easier to do it this way than to try and fit everything into the tight real estate of the plastic sleeve.

With only a few days left before I enter the third trimester (?!?!), I’ve finally decided how I want to design her “baby book.” I haven’t fleshed anything out yet, but I can tell you that it will be pretty untraditional in the sense that it won’t exactly be a book. Ahhh, I can’t wait to get started! :)

In case you missed it: Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four | Part Five

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