Friday, June 19, 2009

Urban Anthology Birthday Ad Challenge

We've been celebrating Urban Anthology's birthday all month over at the Message Board. Complete with lots of inspiration and challenges. :) My Birthday Challenge is to use this ad as inspiration for a layout.

And here is my sample page using the May Kit (brads are from my stash). I kept the two pictures, but interpreted the type underneath as paper strips to anchor the photo-grouping. I did a similar title treatment as the ad, by stamping a frame at the beginning of my title phrase. I also staggered the words in my title, like the ad.

In the lower right corner, I placed a journal tag where the bottle of Robitussin is. And then I added more paper strips to anchor it there (type).

I LOVE using ads as inspiration for pages. I hope you'll come on over and link us up with your creations using this ad!

Have a great weekend!


  1. Fabulous lo my friend. That add is quite challenging but you have rocked it!!! Love the journaling at the bottom.

  2. You are awesome! Love this layout!

  3. That is SUCH a cool layout, girl! I'm digging all the paper strips and little details. So cool!

  4. I wasn't quite sure what to think when I saw that ad - but it was like a light bulb going off when I saw your LO - LOVE your interpretation, Jana!

  5. Ads are great for inspiring layouts aren't they ... I have done that before too! Love what you have done with it!

    I love that idea about the candle for birthdays ... I think we might start that one in our house!! The next birthday in our house is my husband's next Friday!!

  6. Is that a white space LO I spy??!!! I absolutely LOVE it! Who said you couldn't do these, because they were WRONG!! So so cute Jana! I love the way you embellish! :D

  7. love your take on this as inspo - beautiful layout jana! :) smiles, m-

  8. I *HEART* this one too!!! Ad challenges are some of my favorites! Love your interpretation!


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