Wednesday, February 16, 2011

The Soldier Returns

I love this picture of my parents that was taken shortly after Dad came home from WW II.  They were out for a night on the town in Washington, DC.  The little card on the right is a scan I made of the folder that the picture was kept in.  What a time that must have been with all those soldiers coming home from the war, it was a celebration indeed!

I used the new G45 Curtain Call papers for this layout plus a sheet of Fashionista (that's the brightly colored paper peaking out under the photo.  I found an image of a newspaper headline proclaiming the end of the war in Europe.  Dad went to Paris shortly after Paris was liberated and so I thought this paper particularly on point for this!  This is the 4th time I've scrapped this photo, this is my favorite so far.   I did 2 layouts of this photo for my brothers and I did one for myself along time ago that needed to be redone!




G45 Curtain Call collection

Back paper – Curtain Call
Piano keys – Let’s Dance
Stamp border – Tour de France
PP under floral pp – Pantomime
Floral – Fashionista Collection, Potpourri
Images in center of flowers – Pantomime
Band director cut-out - Let’s Dance
Red CS – Bazzill
Alterations Die to cut rosettes
Creative Charms Vintage Accents – metal flower centers with watch glass
Casino Royal – Scan of actual picture folder that the photo was in
VE Day headline – downloaded from internet
The – Cosmos Cricket Tiny Type
Soldier Returns letters – Cricut Printing Press Cartridge
Distress ink – Wild honey
- black soot
- vintage photo

4 comments:

  1. I love this layout. How very special that you have a photo like this to scrap.

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  2. This is beautiful! Great your made one for each family member!

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  3. This is so special Maggi! LOVE it!

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  4. Thanks for sharing the details!

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