You know it must be Monday and the start of a new week when I am back on the blog planning to inspire you with sample layouts using Snickerdoodle Designs’ latest release. This week I am featuring The Alpha Template Collection.
The “Alpha Template Collection” is available at special pricing at:
The Alpha and Number templates are available separately but if you buy the bundle you get the punctuation free.
I think this collection is extremely versatile. The templates can be used for full or partial titles, monograms, filled with photos or even papers. Keep them large or reduce the size. Just check out the sample layouts, which are certain to give you a variety of design ideas.
I’ll begin with Bubbles by Rochelle since bubbles and summer are synonymous for me. For her layout she also used Spring-a-Ling and Trick or Treat Masks. The first letter of the title uses the templates and is filled with photos and papers. I like the stamped alpha she used to complete her title. The limited palette keeps the focus on the photos. Using the poem in lieu of journaling is a great technique when you don’t have a story to tell.
Msbrad created her layout title in St. Kitts by placing the letters directly above the photo and clipping a duplicate of the background photo to them. She also used Picture Perfect in completing her page. I love all the paint and brush work. The stitching and word-strip across the top are the only elements needed to finish off her page.
Jillybean used only the outline of the template letters to create her title in Water. I love the waves she created with the blue paint or paper and the textured gesso background is amazing. The little goldfish has definitely found a home here in her layout. I like the single pop of orange.
Kabra used the “f” from the template set as a monogram in Flowers. She also used Backyard Party. I really like the scene she created around the title letter. I love how she rotated the background paper so the flowers cascade down the left-hand side of the page. The masked photo of the daisies is so pretty and she also used a poem instead of journaling.
I really like the title work in Dad by Norma. She combined the template letters with a smaller subtitle using a paper strip and font or script alpha. The kit she chose has a great masculine feel to it. I like the flower clusters and vines as well as the hanging light. Those sparkles really make the layout shine. While I’m not certain that’s the case here, I know these templates would work perfectly for those smaller, low-resolution photos we all have.
I hope I have shown you how diverse these templates really are. I’m certain I’ll be adding them to my stash. Thanks and have a great week!
Have you popped over to The Digichick and joined in the Use-It-All Challenge yet this month? You will find this free mini-kit, provided by me, to play with!
Here are just a FEW of the fabulous layouts created with this little mini kit!
Thanks to Glori2, Bright Eyes, and Scraptious!
I hope to see you in the challenge!
I love using templates! You can use them just as they are, or use them to jump-start your own ideas.
Here’s a quick example, using one of the new templates I created this week.
I gave this to my creative team member, msbrad, and – as always – she came up with an amazingly creative layout!
I gave creative team member Rochelle the alpha templates, and this is just one of her gorgeous layouts.
There is no shortage of talent at theStudio or The Digichick either! Just look what JillyBean, from theStudio, did!
And from Bright Eyes at The Digichick….
Each layout is so different, yet each one started with a template!
Here are the products that all of these layouts began with:
Alpha Templates and Numbers Templates are now available at:
SnickerdoodleDesigns: Alpha Template Collection: Includes Alpha & Numbers Templates, and a FREE WITH PURCHASE small Punctuation Set
All Templates: The Digichick
All templates are provided in PSD, TIFF, PNG, and Droplet (Drag and Drop for PSE users 10-15) format!
Come back on Monday when Beatrice will highlight some more templates pages, giving you even more creative ideas!
I would love to see what YOU do with these templates! Please feel free to tag me wherever you upload your layouts or send me a quick email to let me know!