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Vintage Family Photos and Scrapbook Pages



If you remember, when my sister was here for Thanksgiving, she helped rekindle my energy for working on my Mum's scrapbook.  My lack of focus for this project wasn't on a lack of follow-through but rather a fear of failing to produce something beautiful.  It was so much easier and quicker to complete my Dad's...I think MAYBE because he wasn't going to scrutinize it (he was already gone.)  But my Mum, she's still here, and that VOICE in my head that always challenged me to do better, be better, be perfect, etc...just still chimes on EVEN though I'm almost 50.!  I guess the convictions of a mother never fade.

Yikes.  I'm a mum.  I wonder what damage I've done.

Well. Enough of that.

Now that I've shared much too much information, above is another page in her scrapbook...for which I am quite happy and satisfied.  Let's just hope, for the sake of my psyche, she does too!

Lots of little elements on this page, but let's just start with the ribbon.  You know, I've said it before, but that multi-colored Summer Sprinkles ribbon, from the Seasons Bundle, has to be one of my all time favorite ribbons.

I added a flick of color here and there on the DSP (it's from a discontinued SU DSP pack), added the vintage brads, and punched the label for Mum to add her own thoughts.

Oh...and I love that tractor, don't you?  I mean, even if you aren't a country girl (and I'm not...living in the burbs of a northeastern city), it still has such charm!   It's from a Stampin Up! set that I recently purchased when they had their never before discount.

Lastly, that little multicolored giggle sentiment is from a Unity stamp set called, "Le Chic"

It was fun looking through all her photos.  So many of them feature her with her two closest sisters, Charlcie (pronounced Charle-C), and Chestine (who goes by Tina).

I'll be pushing through the rest of this in time to come.  You'll probably get tired of seeing my southern family history! (But I hope not)

Now, Go make yourself PROUD and create something LOVELY!


Comments

Jessica S said…
This is so super terrific. I am a huge fan of vintage and a huge fan of ancestry. You had done an amazing job sweet Rebecca. Gorgeous color choices!

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