Saturday, February 4, 2012

A Soliders Story

Well it seems just as I thought the rain may have finally disappeared that it has become overcast and dreary again, okay I am not a  big lover of Queensland's summer, to humid for me that you always feel drained, but I do like to see the sun.  So I am glad I took photos of my layout Thursday otherwise the would have probably come out like the last two post way to dark.

My Title Reads:  A Solider's Story, The Story no one will know.

Hidden Journalling: There are a lot of things I will never know about this photo.

1     I can see that he has a uniform on but I have know idea what it was for.
2     I do not know what he was doing or where he was going.
3     I can see a house and a picket fence in the background, but do not know the location of it.
4     What I do know is, this is my Great Grandad, someone I called Pop.  Someone who came to
       dinner and always brought as a bag of boiled lollies.
5     Someone who's face was a little scratchy when he hugged and kissed us.  He is someone that
       was definitely loved and and is always dearly missed.

So if you are still reading and I suppose even if its only one person who made it this far I hope this has sparked enough interest to really journal on you page this week, and if it does let me know so that I don't miss out on reading your journalling. 

Products used:  Simple Stories, Bo-Bunny Scenic Route papers, Bo Bunny Alphas, Echo Park Stickers, MM Journalling block, Basic Grey Alphas, Kaiser Metal, Maya Blooms, 7Gypsy Ribbon, Twine.

Thanks for looking and have a great weekend.
PS..since this isn't going to be marked by and English Teacher, I do apologize for any spelling and grammatical errors.

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  1. Beautiful colors... Great layering... Great stories... This layout is simply stunning and very inspiring indeed.. Hugs... xoxo

  2. Beautiful layout and I love your journaling! Tx

  3. Fi, I was taken at the instant I saw the layout pop up on my screen. There is something so very compelling about your grand dad in his uniform. The colours and your design make it seem as if he is speaking from the page to you? And I love the journaling - it really brings his personality and his mystery (everybody has a little mystery) to light.

  4. Love. Love. Love. Love that picture. Love the exquisite design. But I especially love your journaling.

  5. Gorgeous! I have admired many of your pages from your design work at Creative Scrappers. Your work is very inspiring. So, I nominated you for the Liesbster award...check it out on my blog (

  6. Love what you've done with the colors! Just fab!

  7. Please research your family! There's a genealogy group near you that will guide you to find out the rest of the story. Love your work.

    1. Hi, thanks for dropping by and leaving not just a lovelly comment but also the suggestion I really must get on and do that, so thanks for the reminder.