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Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Paris~ Summer 2001

Hi girl's.

I am back again today with a Scrap Layout for you to see.

For this Layout I have used a photograph taken of my two friends Angie and Sandra.
It's not a new photo, it was taken when we all went to Paris to see Madonna in concert back in 2001.
I love this photo, as we were standing under the legs of the Eiffel Tower.
I loved the Tower and got a shock at how big it was, underneath each leg were hundreds of people all waiting to go up.
I don't know what I was expecting, but it was certainly more beautiful than I could ever have imagined.
A couple of years after this Angie and I went back (again to see Madonna!!) and we got to see the sights we did not see first time around (including The Louvre).

I love art, all art,(even the Damien Hurst type of art! Which is a bit odd I know, but at the end of the day is still art) And when Angie and I saw the Mona Lisa we were taken aback at how gorgeous she was. I remember a friend telling us she was not worth seeing as she was tiny and boring.....NOT true, she was amazing.
One day I will get around to Scrapping the photo I took of her.

I have used the Sketch for this LO from the Challenge over at Scrapology. I have chosen this gorgeous Kraft paper from Graphic 45, this pad is so gorgeous and it had this "Paris" paper inside so I decided to use that.
The flowers are Hobbyhouse, the lace is from my stash, and the punched edge is a EK Success punch.

Entering this LO into:

Scrapology--Sketch + Lace

Anything Goes--Anything Goes

Craft us Crazy--Anything but a Card

Delicious Doodles--Texture

Simon Says Ch--Favorite Tool (EK Success punches)

Digi Doodle Shop--Friendship

Debbie xx


Sheila said...

Debbie, This page is gorgeous and what a lovely happy jolly pic of your friends too. Paris is divine - we have been several times and still want to go back again. Sheila:)X

Tammy said...

Terrific layout and great keepsake! Thanks for joining this week's challenge at Digi Doodle Shop!

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Vicky said...

Such a beautiful layout Debbie...and those papers match perfectly too hun :O)

big hugs Vicky xx

Lynn said...

Thanks for joining in with our challenge. Lovely layout.

Lynn x

Linda said...

Great layout, thanks for joining us at Scrapology this month :)

Unknown said...

This is gorgeous Debbie, love the layout... yes me too was amazed at how huge the Eiffel Tower was xxx

Jennie Atkinson said...

A great layout Debbie and a great memory of your trip. I have a similar photo of my friends in Parish too!

Unknown said...

Great layout thanks for joining us at Delicious Doodles
Luv Jane xxx

dolcreations said...

Wow....this is an absolutely gorgeous layout. I just love the soft colours you used. A fabulous way to look back at a wonderful trip.
P.S. You asked about the prismas and the mineral spirits for colouring images. It works fabulous as long as you have good paper. I use Stamping Bellas best paper for copics and prismas. Not sure the correct name, but it has a soft texture so the spirits move well! Have fun!

Gaynor Greaves said...

Gorgeous, really nice LO, thanks for joining our anything goes challenge at Anything goes, hope to see you again, Gaynor DT xx

Joy said...

Absolutely gorgeous layout, love the design and the use of punches... thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

Teri said...

Super layout with some yummy textures hun. Perfect for our 'Texture' challenge at Delicious Doodles. Thank you for joining in! Good luck with the draw.
Teri x

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