I just loved how I did this page- it brings back so many great memories for me. Back in 007 and 2008 when I visited Marquette Michigan for the forth of July celebrations- they had this event down on lake Superior that anyone could do- it was to paint a door and then have it on display for the moth of July at Marquette Harbor. So of course being creative as I am I did it both years. The first door was the Blue dream door- on one side I painted several words Dream- reach for the stars- Believe- Achieve and Succeed and on the other side were the same words but in Finnish (which are the bottom two pictures)
Then, the next year they had a theme you were to follow and it had to relate to Grandma's...this was just so perfect for our family - since my grandmother had just passed away earlier that year- so that's what I dedicated my door too. I painted it blue (finnish colors) and painted her name in white and added a large photo of her in her younger days. Then, added wooden stars that I painted Yellow with all the grandchildren and great grandchildren names on each of them total I believe at the time was like 42- On the other side of the door I had made up signs or written saying that my grandmother use to say to all of us and scattered them all over with items that brought her joy- like daises, flowers, misc pictures of the family...very memorable it was and I was glad to have done it and have it on display in Marquette Michigan for over a month that year. Others in the picture were family that helped me get this project done in the short time we had- they were running around getting me supplies and also helping me with the door- it was a family affair. So this was a simple layout- but it is full of wonderful and great memories- I overlook the simplicity of this layout and still love it.
I'm a mother of 4 wonderful children ranging from age 23 to 29. I love spending time with my 2 adorable American Eskimo dogs,I work part-time, bowl 2 x a week and love to travel whenever possible.I started scrapbooking in January of 2008 and have gone crazy with this craft.I love to work with papers and make my own embellishments and I LOVE to SCRAP whenever possible- And so excited to be a Grandma to one grandson and another grandchild is due this August....I'll keep busy with all kinds of baby projects and scrapbooks now.
My favorite room in the whole house- well actually the whole lower level has been rearranged just for all my scrapbooking needs and friends. If you would like to see more photo's of my area just click on the picture here or go to my pages and see My Scrapbook room. Thanks for stopping by and taking a look at what I have done in the past 5 years with my space.
to see past posts go to my " Labels"- under Frugal Fridays.
JOIN ME IN MY ALL DAY SCRAPS
If you need some help getting started, or don't have the space, or the use of scrapbooking tools then this might be for you. I have my whole lower level of my home designed around scrapbooking for myself and 8 others. On a couple Saturdays/or Sundays each month I will open my Scrapbooking space to you/and your friends from 10am -10 p.m (times can vary if need be) for a small fee of $20.00, which includes the use of all my tools, space and ideas/techniques,- meals can be ordered in from local establishments or you may bring your own. If you are interested in an All Day Scrap please send me an email and let me know what Saturday/or Sunday would be good for you. I will try to accommodate with your schedules, If you would like to view my scrapping area I have a few photos on my blog. Go to my pages and click on "My Scrapbook Room---updated 7/2013