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Sunday, March 22, 2015

Thanksgiving Morning


My first two page layout in forever, I think. I sure had a lot to say on this layout :) While I knew I wanted to use this photo with my layout, I didn't plan for this layout to be so 'wordy' actually. I just kept on typing whatever I can remember, then I realized my story had taken almost a full page. That was when I started thinking about design. 

thanksgiving morning

thanksgiving morning closeup

I'm digging the large photo. I could've used any photo of the bands or the many giant balloons we saw, but I chose this photo of my boots. I love this photo for many reasons - I don't wear boots in Singapore, our weather is way too hot for boots and on that very morning, this was my spot until the parade ended. I didn't budge even though it was so cold my belly button was shivering. Haha.

I turned the 'morning' digital stamp from AM/PM Digital into a cut file then I layered some papers, added my title and stitched them all onto the photo.

thanksgiving morning page 2

thanksgiving morning page 2 closeup

The true story and nothing but the truth came from For The love Of Words brush pack. I spared nothing (LOL!) - from the little people hammering nails onto my skull from the inside to when I was absolutely clueless on where to go to watch the parade. :)

It was a good Thanksgiving though. I had my girls with me, we were in New York City, we caught the parade and we even went to a playground at Central Park after that. It was a mighty fine Thanksgiving. 

thanksgiving morning (two pager)

I miss New York :)



xoxo

6 comments :

Scrapthat said...

Awesome Layout Sasha! I loved the story. Knowing where you come from it kept me on the edge of my seat, I can't imagine just winging it like that!! I'm so glad you guys got a good view of the parade :D
TFS

Sandy Davis said...

Great story, and love the picture you chose to use

Sandy Davis said...

Great story, and love the picture you chose to use

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Ohhhhhh I am IN LOVE with this .. *sigh* ... amazing <3

Diana Waite said...

GORGEOUS an AMAZING design!

Elise (lil gik) said...

Wow, just wow, Sasha!