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5 September 2011

10 Years, 10 Houses

Just a quick post to show you my latest challenge entry. This one is for Southern Girls Decade Challenge. When I was ten I remember my mother telling me that in my first ten years of life I had lived in 10 houses already! So – that’s my decade, and this is my layout – 10 years, 10 houses. I used cardstock and papers from the TLC Runway Retro collection. The ribbon, ribbon slide, number stickers and labels in the bottom right are all part of the same collection. The chipboard circles are also TLC, but from another kit – I can’t remember which one. I added a few brads, some Dymo tape and a house ad from the 1950’s that I downloaded from Tack-O-Rama. For the title, since I’d already used the 1 and 0 stickers, I cut around the little patterned bits that were left over after removing the sticker and used them instead (see, I never waste even the smallest bits!) I created a hidden journaling card behind the bottom picture and listed the addresses of all 10 houses. Thankfully I had the list from the 50th anniversary album I created for my parents a few years ago. My mother has a great memory and could tell me all the addresses!

I used sketch #62 by Susan Stringfellow from Sketch Savvy (although I flipped the photos horizontally).

Till next time, happy days!


1 comment:

karenw said...

great record and loving the retro papers. The first scrapbooking teacher - and I use that term very loosely, told us to cut out all the distractions from a photo, things like cars but I look at your photo of the house with the car out the front and it adds so much (that person put me off scrapping for about 5years...

great interpretation of the decade theme. Thanks for playing with us at southern girls

ps still have yet to scrap out trivia night but it is coming, just a warning!!