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Farm Boy — By: Shauna Berglund-Immel



  1. Mat your photos on black and trim closely, then mat again on ivory cardstock. Ink the edges black and let dry. Computer journal on ivory and mat on black, trimming closely.
  2. Use a pencil to mark where your journaling and photo will go, then use the ruler and X-acto® knife to cut slits in the rulers from the background papers. Slip the photo and journaling under the rulers, as shown.
  3. Cut out the ephemera images and alphabet tiles. Attach the “5” to the ruler with a brad as shown. Add the alphabet tiles to the upper right corner of the page and use the alphabet stamps to add the year. Attach the wood pieces to the bottom of the photo as shown.
  4. Thread grograin ribbon through the rusted key and knot. Attach to the white ruler at the bottom corner of the photo. Thread the other pieces of ephemera with grograin ribbon and add around the corners of the bottom photo, securing to the back.

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