Saturday 12 September 2020


Welcome to another Joy of Sets Blog Hop - our theme this month is Weddings. This is perfect for me as I was married in September and this year we will be celebrating 35 years of wedded bliss.  We will be celebrating with all the family at a lovely weekend break and, after all the hard months of Covid, it will be so nice to be doing a fun family event together.

I chose to do a scrapbook page for my entry this month and choose a layout of our first Wedding Anniversary when hubby took me on a surprise weekend away to Paris.  I know - isn't he a keeper lol! 

On our bedroom wall I have a framed picture of some photos taken in 1986 and thought this might make a good focus for my layout.  I decided to go full on with a Mixed Media page.

I started off with a very old piece of SU 12 x 12 which has quotes from Shakespeare - I covered it with Gesso but kept a few of them peeping out that I thought went with my page.  I then used a French script stencil for the top piece using Tim Holtz Tattered Rose Distress Ink to give that lovely French style writing.

I cut out some of the flowers from Kaisercraft Gypsy Rose papers and framed my image with them.  

The Eiffel Tower stamp is an old one from Tim Holtz and I distressed it with some Tattered Rose ink.  I added a doily behind, some ephemera, flowers and splatters.  I also used TH Crackle Embossing Paste and a heart stencil for the hearts at the bottom.  

 I had great fun making this page and it was a real trip down Memory Lane.  

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Here is the full list of our hoppers:

Annette Ball

Jill Chapman

Lisa Mackey

Angie McKenzie

Pia Gerhardt

Fiona Whitehead

Tricia Butts

Gez Carpenter

Sue Allen

Cheryl Taylor

Susan Webster

Libby Fens

Mo Rootes

JoAnn Pollock

Linda Moore

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Pia Gerhardt - Scraproomboom said...

Oh my gosh - this is adorable

Mo Rootes said...

Lovely memories and gorgeous pages with such a lot of texture and layers x

Susan Webster said...

Lovely memory page. Paris is on my bucket list!

Nigezza Creates said...

Oh wow Fiona this is absolutely gorgeous, I can imagine the memories making this brought back. Happy anniversary :-)