Thursday, 24 October 2013

Last Rose of Summer

No, I'm not delusional-I know fall is here and summer is long past...sigh...
But that's the title of my layout; my great aunt (pictured here around 1920) was named Rose, and one of the photos I have of her had that caption hand-written on it, so I thought it was fitting to use as a title for a layout of her.



This layout is for the About a Girl challenge at the Boy Meets Girl challenge blog which can be found here: http://boymeetsgirlchallenges.blogspot.ca/ The October Challenge was to include texture, and I LOVE texture!! I did some stenciling with homemade modeling paste, layered fussy cutting and pieces of patterned paper, handstitched with embroidery floss, heat embossed on chipboard, and added flowers and cheesecloth, as well as the lovely Maya Road metal butterflies. The lace adds a homey heritage feel and is topped by layered punched strips. I whitewashed the one blue flower on the Pink Paislee Hope Chest paper to soften the colour just a little, and inked and distressed my edges with Frayed Burlap distress ink.

Thanks so much for stopping by; your visits brighten my day!

7 comments:

  1. Lynne, thanks so much for popping by my blog! So appreciate it! I didn't know you had a blog but glad I found it! I love your layout! What a great heritage page and the texture you've added is just fabulous!

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  2. What a lovely layout! So glad you joined in the challenge over at Boy Meets Girl!

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  3. Beautifully done! love the papers you used. thanks for joining us at BMG!

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  4. Very nice layout! Thanks for playing along at BMG!
    Stacia
    www.scrapstuffzbystacia.blogspot.com

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  5. What an incredible beautiful heritage LO. Every detail is amazing. Thank you for joining us in the texture challenge at Boy Meets Girl

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  6. This is a really beautiful page and photo, Lynne! Love your subtle stenciling, stitching, and fussy cutting. Thanks for joining us at BMG.

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  7. Hi, thanks for your recent comment on my blog. Your page is lovely and has a wonderful heritage look. What a great tribute to your aunt!

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