Wednesday, 21 May 2014

WOYWW #259 - entry no.38

Thank you for visiting me from Stamping Ground.

Having missed last week due to my cousin coming over from America and having a lovely family outing to Cadbury’s World… I am back this week and very prepared.

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I was really pleased that a very good friend of mine Lee-Anne asked me to create a scrapbook page.  She would like to put it in a box frame and give it to her husband Phil for their wedding anniversary.  It is of his Grandfather during World War Two.

To be honest I was really scared as I worried I might not do it the justice that it deserves so I kept putting it off.  Then yesterday I knew I had to just due it.  I have used scanned copies of the original documents and she will be replacing the copy of the photo with the original photo (I was way to scared to use that one lol).

Once this was finished I was really pleased with how it looked.  As usual it is nothing like I first planned it in my head.  I always sketch a layout then construct from the layout, I just went for it! Think I’m getting braver in my old age!

In addition the the scrapbook page I am preparing for a craft fair that I will be attending at Weybourne, North Norfolk on Sunday. (Oh I do like to be beside the seaside!)  No doubt my table will get messier by then.

I am actually on a mission to gut my craft room, have a good clear out and make sure everything has a place etc etc.  This will start this afternoon and continue over the next few days, well in theory. In reality it will take about a week. I am going to be super thorough and get it organised. I will show pictures of all the stages once it is complete.

See you all next week for the 5th Birthday of WOYWW!

6 comments:

  1. Good morning. Can't believe it's Wednesday again already! Thanks for letting us in to peek at your creative space.
    It's a beautiful layout you've done; I'm sure it will be treasured.
    Hope you have a good week too.
    Neil #40

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  2. Hi Alison, lovely busy desk today and can't wait to see your reorganised workspace.
    Have a great week and happy crafting, Angela x 41

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  3. Hi Alison - what a lovely project I think your recipient is going to be very touched when he receives it. I wish you lots of fun discoveries when you reorganise! I always find something new to play with ;-) Happy WOYWW to you from Helen 68

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  4. Hello Alison - well done on the box frame project - they will be delighted with it. I hope the craft fair does well, and that you enjoy a great week. Chris # 17

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  5. Glad you enjoyed some visitor time, always a nice change huh! Your friend will love the Loo, what a great job..and a fab idea too.

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  6. What a wonderfully special scrapbook layout. I'm sure he'll love it.

    Have fun with your clean out!

    Happy Woyww,

    Sandy #58

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