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Monday, 9 June 2014

3rd Lo with my CKCB Kit

Good evening everyone

Here is a very brief post as it is late and I am behind with my posts... I also have another couple of LOs to share with you after this, so please excuse the brevity of my descriptions. 

Here is a LO that I made with a sketch from Purple Pumpkin Crafts blog and their monthly challenge. 


Immediately, I realised I loved this sketch as it gave me lots of opportunity to be creative.

Was I going to have a lot of white space?.., was I going to add lots of  texture to the background etc.

As it turned out, I decided to make it a Lo with lots of white space. I used papers from my June Joy, Counterfeit Kit and added some very old photos from a holiday back in 1988 in Greece. 









There is quite a long story behind these lovely photos of my two boys on the beach.. which I won't bore you with now.. (as I say it is late) but I wanted to share the story.. so I have written almost a whole page of journalling on the reverse side of the Lo for future generations to also enjoy... as a family we talk of this story often, so when my youngest son gets given this LO (which I am including in an album to be given to him on his 30th birthday next year) he will remember the story! 

THAT is why I love Scrapbooking!! 




If you want to know more about my love of Scrapbooking please take a peek at my previous post that I have done as part of an expanding blog tour. 

Pop back later too so you can see some other creations too. 

Thanks for stopping by! 




8 comments:

  1. Love it! The colours & the white space are awesome & now I'm ITCHING to know the story!! Natural 'sticky beak' that I am:) And I'm soooo pinching the 30th birthday idea...might make my son one - he's 26 atm, so I've got time. Great way to scrap those pre-digi photos, especially ones that 'relate' to them! And of course, we are so happy that you got inspired by our PP sketch this month!!!

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  2. Gorgeous layout and love love love the colours

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  3. Love what you did with the sketch and oh the view reels are a fun addition (will make note of this for future layouts :)

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  4. Love what you did with the sketch, you always manage to find some super ones. I think I'll use you as my sketch reference library!!..Those photos are cute and the colours you chose are beautiful.
    Karen x

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  5. looks very fresh with the colours you have chosen....thanks for playing along at PP

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  6. Love the fresh colours of this page Elaine - those view-masters are the perfect "vintage" touch!

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  7. What a fabulous page!! Love the view master circles and love love love the colors!!

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  8. Such a lovely page! I really love the colours you've used!
    Thanks for joining us at Purple Pumpkin!

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