Saturday, February 23, 2013

A is for America Layout

Hello!  How is everyone doing today?  I have had a great week.  Thursday night, Steven (my 8 year old son) had a play at school.  He was so nervous, you see he was Abraham Lincoln.  He did a fine job.  I am so proud of his performance.  The entire cast did a great job.  I have made a layout for this occasion.  I used my Cricut to create the title and the silhoutte of Lincoln.  I made a pocket for a disc of the play that I recorded.  I also made two journaling tags.  One of the tags, I had my son write his lines from the play.  The second tag is where I will do my journaling.
Below you can see the envelope for the DVD tucked beneath the photo matting.  I may even tuck my journaling tag in the envelope.
You can see below the journaling tag my son wrote his lines from the play on.   I also had made a rosette from red and white striped ribbon and my son said "it looks a little girlie" so I made another rosette from burlap and layered it over the ribbon rosette.
I hope you enjoyed this layout.  I really came together pretty fast and most of all my son loves it.  Thanks for stopping by and if you liked this and my other work please become a follower.  Once again, thanks for taking a look.

Margaret

10 comments:

  1. What a super sweet layout! Love it! Thank you for playing along w/us!
    Big HUGS!
    Emma:)

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  2. What an awesome layout!! I love the cut of the US and the silhouette of Lincoln!! What an amazing keepsake for your son!! Happy Sunday :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  3. Great layout! Fun pocket for the CD too! Thanks for joining us in the My Creative Time ~ Designer's Challenge. :)

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  4. I love that your son loves this layout...doesn't that say everything!!!

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  5. Love that you included the disk- what a great idea! Your comment about your son thinking that the striped ribbon looked a "little girly" cracked me up! Great job!

    Happy Crafting,
    Kelsie Ann
    cutcraftcreate.blogspot.com

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  6. SUPER job with your AWESOME layout!Thanks for joining us in the My Creative Time/Designer's Challenge!!!:)

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  7. Love the journaling idea.
    Kristi

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  8. Beautiful job on this layout and congrats to your son! What a great memory this is! The rosette looks perfect, definately not too girly! Thanks for playing along with My Creative Time! Hugs, Cathryn :)

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  9. Super layout!! What a great idea to tuck the recording into a pocket for future reference. Thanks for joining us at My Creative Time!!

    Hugs,
    Amy

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  10. The pocket for the disc is perfect. Great job on the layout and clever to have your son do some of the journaling :D Wonderful keepsake.
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

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