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Thursday, 17 January 2013

Family Tree Project Part Four

Good afternoon everyone, hope you are well :-) Here I am with the next page of my Family Tree project. In case you havent seen my previous posts basically my grandparents left me lots of family photos going back to the Victorian era so I have been making a scrapbook of them as an heirloom and to get to know my family-its so much fun and very rewarding! I used Basic grey kit as the vintage shabby chic look really compliments the old photos I have to work with :-)
These photos are trips to the beach-I used the basic layout sketch from Lesley from The Cupboard trilogy lead by example challenge-just a different subject! :-)

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Challenges 4 Everybody: Anything Goes
Paperminutes: Snapshot
Creative Creations: Anything Goes
Frilly and Funkie: Follow your Muse
Cards Galore Scrapbook Challenge: Any Theme Goes
Live and Love Crafts: Something Old (Photos)
The Cupboard Trilogy: Lead by Example

Thank you for looking and for all your lovely comments :-)


  1. This is a wonderful way of preserving family photographs and will make a fantastic heirloom for your children. I love the gorgeous layout and the colours.

    Linda xxx

  2. What a lovely LO, Lesley will be very happy that you have picked her. Thank you so much for joining in with our challenge over at The Cupboard Trilogy Challenge Blog

    Stella xx

    TCT DT

  3. You are doing these photos proud!
    Lovely layout.

  4. It's looking fab! I absolutely love old photos.

  5. This is lovely, thank you for joining us at The Cupboard Trilogy, good luck Hun, Zoe DT xxx

  6. Hi Elaine, Oh l do like this scrapbooking and you have done a lovely job on this its gorgeous! x

  7. The colors really pop your photos and look terrific. Thanks for joining us at Challenges 4 Everybody. Good Luck!!
    Sandy :)

  8. Fabulous page such a lovely keepsake. Chris xx

  9. Another great layout Elaine. And love the pics. xx

  10. Great heirloom, delightful page :)

  11. Fabulous- well done Elaine on getting started. The photos look great in this layout, the papers are so pretty.

    Claire x
    (DT - Crafty Bloggers Network)

  12. Such a good idea to scrap your family memories (don't forget the journalling!) Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie this time. Hugs, Jenny x

  13. Love this Elaine, the black and white photos work well with the pastel colours, thank you for taking part in the Cupboard Trilogy, Trudi DT TCT

  14. Love your layout and the colours, great page xxx
    Thank you for joining us at CG Scrapbook Challenge.

  15. wow this is very nice

    thank you for joining us at Creative Creations Challenges for our anything goes challenge.
    Make sure you stop by for our next Challenge
    Veronica DT

  16. Lovely idea and your well on your way. Thanks for joining us at LLC.
    Hugs Tracy x

  17. Great LO, it's lovely to see old family photos, and I am glad my LO inspired you! Thanks for taking part in The Cupboard Trilogy challenge xx

    Lesley (DT)

  18. How lucky you are to have those photos! This layout is just beautiful. I love how the bright papers make the B&W photos pop. Thanks for playing along with us at Frilly & Funkie!

  19. Hi Elaine,
    This is lovely. The layout evokes the time and the place so well. Great papers and the colours make the photos stand out. Good Luck with your family-tree scrapbook journey.

    Thank you for taking part in the CGS challenge with us.

    Angela (DT Cards Galore Scrapbook )

  20. Hello Elaine!
    Oh wow! This is such an amazing lo :) The beautiful pictures are so stunning and the paper is gorge :) Great job!

    Thanks for joining us at LLC :)
    Welcome back!
    Hugs, Louise


Thank you for your lovely comments, I really appreciate them all :-) Elaine-xxx-

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