Sunday, April 21, 2013

Reading Layout

This is another project for the ScrappyDew guest design team.  My oldest son loves to read.  It is one of his favorite things to do.  In fact, he has even been known to read the phone book LOL!  Not that there is any shortage of books to read in our house, it is just that he likes to explore different reading options :)  He is in Kindergarten and they just finished the BOOK-IT reading program.  If he met his reading goal of 15 books per month, then he would be awarded a personal pan pizza from Pizza Hut.  Talk about a no brainer for him...getting rewarded for reading with pizza!  How much better can it get?

These pages are 8.5"x11".  I have a 2" three ring binder that I am using for his scrapbook for this school year and I just use plain page protectors that you can find anywhere to slide the pages into.  Much cheaper than traditional scrapbooking if you buy all the supplies at back to school time when everything is crazy cheap.  Plus I can fit a lot of pages in his album then.
For page #1, this is what I came up with.  The title came from the Reading Time SVG set from ScrappyDew.  The pamphlet in the center was where they put the stickers they receive every time they get a pizza.  It folds out and I had to use a paperclip to keep it closed.  The pictures on the bottom of the page are of three books that he likes according to the inside of the pamphlet.
Here is the pamphlet all opened up.  There is more journaling and reward stickers on the back of it as well.
 Page 2 is a bit less busy!  I created the I heart books caption in SCAL2.
And a close-up of the oh-so-sweet reading boy that is also cut out from the Reading Time files from ScrappyDew.  I think he looks so much like my son!
The background paper is from the Grade School stack by DCWV.  I love every sheet of paper in that stack!

I hope you enjoyed my layout and if you did and want to make one of your own, head on over to ScrappyDew and check out their files.  They have so many cute ones you will have a hard time picking just one set to buy.  But that is just fine because they have an awesome sale going on now...80% off your purchase of $35 or more!  Enjoy!

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  1. Beth, wonderful job on your layout. I like how the center opens up to reveal more information! I'm sure your son loves it.

    DT Leader for ScrappyDew

    1. Thanks Michelle!
      My son loves everything I make for his scrapbook. He loves to watch me as I work on it too.

  2. This is so sweet. Your layout is awesome and how wonderful your son likes everything about them.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes April Linky Party
    DIANA L.

  3. I really love the way part of your layout unfolds. It's such a cute design!

  4. Great job - I really like this. It's such a blessing to have you share your art with us, and I appreciate you taking the time to stop by and play along in our challenge.
    Blessings to you,
    Word Art Wednesday

  5. Fabulous and super cute layout! I love the little paper boy reading while sitting upon a stack of books-so cute!! I also love how colorful your layout is! The pic of your son reading his book is just precious, love when I see kids reading especially boys! Thanks for joining us at My Paper Crafting;-)

  6. This is very cute. What a great way to record your son's journey into reading! Thank you for joining us a My Paper Crafting.

  7. This is so cute What an adorable layout
    Thank you for joining us at Creative inspiration paints.
    CI design team member
    DIANA L.

  8. What a wonderful way to preserve such a special time in your little guy's life. Thanks so much for linking up to!

    ~ Jen, MPC Design Team