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UYS Challenge # 239 – Heritage

Ok, so it’s been awhile since I’ve posted on a challenge at UYS..ack!  Life does seem to feel busy and yet not….until it’s time for things like this and I have nothing prepared because I was doing so much other stuff!

Anyway, our challenge on the blog today is the theme Heritage…it could mean some old papers and supplies you have yet to use, or perhaps an old photo that you found, maybe it is some vintage looking ephemera that would look great on a card….what does it mean to you!

For me, I found some crazy old paper from over 20 years ago that I have been hoarding obvously!  So I finally decided to use it with some old pics from my 3rd trip to the UK back in 2000!

The British paper is so old I can’t even remember who makes it anymore!  The dots and stripes I believe is from Simple Stories…

The die cuts are from Miss Kate Cuttables, thickers for the alphas and then some internet fonts for the journalling.

Make sure you stop by the blog to play along with our challenge this week and to see what the other DT have created for you!

 

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Design Team · Layouts

Generations

Good Morning everyone!  It’s been awhile since I’ve posted.  I’ve been so busy with work as well as family sickness that I’ve not had a lot of time to create and post lately.

Our new challenge is up at Use it Tuesday this week.  Our theme You Can’t Touch This, challenges you to use a beloved favorite that you’ve just not been able to break down and use yet….go ahead, it’s relatively painless 🙂

For me, I have only 3 sheets of this gorgeous Madame Boutique paper by Kaisercraft.  I also have some matching die cuts and I’ve been holding onto them for a long time.  After the initial shock of breaking into them wore off, I was glad I did use them for this layout.  The picture was on a different layout that I did, but never really liked.  I really like this one so much better.

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This picture is of me as a baby with my mom, my grandma, and my great-grandma holding me.   This is one of my favorite pictures of all time, the 4 generations of women on my mother’s side.  Sadly my great-grandma passed when I was very young so I don’t have a lot of pictures of her.  All the other elements on this page are from my stash.  The paper flowers I made with some old book pages that were sent to me in a swap!  I really love how this turned out.  I hope you will stop by the blog and play with us.  There are a lot of great projects this week, AND we are having a design team call!!!  All the details are on the blog! I do hope you will apply.

Entered into these challenges:

Another freaking scrappy challenge: what did you awnt to be when you grew up……I only wanted to be a mom and to follow in the footsteps of these amazing women before me! I hope i do them proud with my son!

Scrappy Mom’s Stamps: Mother’s Day

Crafting by Designs: remembering childhood

Penny’s Challenges: Die Cuts/Punches

Fashionista challenge: vintage or shabby chic

Love to Create: Flowers

come and get it challenges: brown/blue/cream color scheme

Corrosive Challenges: My sentiments exactly (have a sentiment on the front)

The Squirrel and the Fox: Mother’s Day