Hi, Samantha Walker fans! This is Maya here today, sharing quick and simple page using Picasa Collage tool.
Picasa is what I use to organize my digital pictures and to do simple image enhancements. One of my favorite Picasa features is collage. It is great for putting 2 small pictures on 4x6 canvas, making quick 8x10 collages (handy when you get that email about free 8x10 print at Walgreens) and even pre-planning image placements for future layouts.
For this layout I knew I want to use three small pictures in a row. I selected the pictures in Picasa, cropped them to 3x4 and clicked on Collage button. I chose Picture Pile mode and that allowed me to drag my pictures anywhere I want. I changed the color of the background to white and placed my pictures side by side in one row. At first I worked with 4x6 format (as seen in the screenshot) but later changed to 5x7. The only thing what was left is to save the picture and print.
An hour later I picked it up from Walgreens.
I had the perfect papers to use - Samantha Walker Cool Summer collection from Carta Bella. With bright summer papers and great selection of cardstock and chipboard stickers the layout came together in no time.
Ice cream is a favorite summer (and not only summer) treat in our house. I know I am going to use every last piece from this collection.
Thanks for stopping by!