Friday, October 8, 2010

Jungle Jane Brag Book + Freebie Link

I just finished making the cutest little brag book, using Louise's brand new digital kit Jungle Jane to create each page. I've made the whole thing into a set of Quick Pages. Now you can make your own too!The colors of the kit were perfect to showcase pictures from our trip to the Philadelphia Zoo. It was so green and humid when we went, and with the variety of animals we saw, it was kind of like our own little jungle adventure!After all the pages were designed, I went back and added my pictures to each one. I also added a few titles and journaling throughout.Then I got each page developed as 4X6 photo. Since that's a standard print size, it was so easy and inexpensive to get them professionally printed and then quick to assemble. No cutting required:)
I wanted the whole book to be double sided, just like a real book. This where the frame page, included with quick pages, come in. It's been used for the lefthand side of each double page spread, but you could use it to extend the length of your book and include even more pictures too!
How? Just print them out on the frame page and add them where you want in the book. I picked a neutral background for the frame so it would work with a wide variety of pictures. If your brag book includes a couple different events you could use the designed pages as your dividers and add all the extra pictures behind it on frame pages. Fun!To assemble, lay out your pages in the order you want them to appear. Adhere them back to back and bind. I have a comb binder at home, but a copy shop can also do it for you. You could also hole punch the top left corner and put them on a ring clip. Quick, easy, and inexpensive. You can even just slip them into a purchased album.My book has a total of six double sided pages in it, and it's the perfect size for slipping in your purse and for little hands to hold. I suggest printing your photos with a non-glossy finish, often referred to as a lustre or matte finish. On glossy photos, fingerprints and smudges show up much more easily and the whole point of the project is to enjoy and look at your pictures! You want it to stand up to being handled.
Here's what you'll get in the freebie available, for Personal Use Only, now at Adori Graphics. It includes all the pages and a cute cover for your book too. It's ready for you to add your pictures, titles, and journaling. Enjoy!

Here is the link to the freebie at Adori Graphics, you will also get freebies from other Design Team members. If you download it, please leave us some love and I'd love to see what your version looks like. I'm just an email away katiesnestingspot(at)live(dot)com.

You can also download pages vias these links: Cover, Back Cover, Square Photo Page, 2 Horizontal Photos Page, 2 Circle Photos, 2 Vertical Photos Page, Flower Frame Page, and Polka Dot Frame Page. Downloads are linked in the same order as pictured above and are for Personal Use Only.


Disclosure: I am a member of the Adori Graphics Design team and have complimentary access to digital products to create promotional items. No monetary compensation is provided.

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8 Friends Said:

malia said...

Hi Katie, I love this! Great work... I'll go check out Adori.

Unknown said...

What an adorable book! I love the bright colors. Really nice :)

Lisa said...

This is really cute! I love the graphics and colors. It's also fun to have an interesting-sized book instead of the usual.

Jenn said...

Very cute Katie!

Mama King said...

Hi Katie! I haven't checked in what seems like ages. Fall is so busy. Hope you and the family are healthy and enjoying all that fall has to offer. I am amazed at how grown up ER looks. Holy kitty cat! That last picture of her threw me for a loop. She doesn't look like a baby anymore! Still beautiful as ever just much older.

Starfly Designs said...

This is adorable!


Holly Lefevre said...

Katie this is adorable. That is an adorable photo of ER at the end. You have such a way with these things.

Glenda said...

WOW Katie how very cute. So many possibilities. I know ER loved this one.
You did a splendid job.
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