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Scraptastic Club Blog — Black & White Photos

Scraptastic Store: Maggie Holmes' Open Book

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Flipping through the patterned papers of Maggie Holmes' Open Book collection for Crate Paper, one of the patterns caught my eye and actually had me do a double-take. It resembled the wallpaper that I remember from my grandmother's house! Although I didn't end up using that particular pattern on my layout, the scenario is what prompted me to scrap the picture below. My grandparents, mom, and her siblings were posing for a rare portrait next to their home, all decked out in their finest clothes...their Sunday Best: A smattering of mist in aqua and yellow dresses up the white cardstock...

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Thursday Challenge: Using B&W Photos

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Hello everyone! Nancy here, along with Meghann, for the Scraptastic Thursday Challenge! Do you use b&w (black and white) photos on your pages? There is something about the extreme contrast of b&w photos that really adds a bit of dramatic flair, don't you think? Personally, I love using my photos "as-is", and I try share the moment in all it's living color! So I often miss out on the impact that b&w photos can have on a page. Truth be told, I typically only use b&w photos because I don't have any products to match my color photos! Yup, I'm guilty of that...

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