Thursday, July 26, 2012

Your First Friends - OUAS July

The challenge for OUAS July is to use this sketch....

and the theme is Friends..

I have wanted to scrap this photo for such a long time and this has given me the reason to stop procrastinating and do it!!!

This photo is very special to me and my youngest daughter.. It was taken a few weeks before we arrived to meet her and take her to be in our family.. She is with 2 of her very special little friends and one of her carers..... I am sure you can tell she is the one on the left with the most amazing smile...
I have put my journalling on a card and tucked it into the little envelope, just because it is so special.. I have used the Echo Park papers Hello summer as I wanted this to be bright and happy, just like her smile!!

Your First Friends...


and a close up of the envelope and journalling popping out a bit...



Thank you for coming by and as always thank you for your heart warming comments!!

28 comments:

  1. absolutely gorgeous and bright and cheery colour of LO..aw...so nice to read the post, it was a picture "before we arrived to met her and take her to be in our family" very sweet and touching indeed.

    I believe she is the girl that you have been scrapping all the times...gorgeous girl and lovely! May God bless you Lizzy and thanks for sharing this LO. Absolutely amazing and love the layering!

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  2. OH! MY! GOODNESS Lizzy... Your have created such GORGEOUS layout... Love the brightness & that Envelope with your Journaling looks FAB !!!
    That photo is Truly priceless & you have scrapped it Beautifully!! x

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  3. Love, love, love all the happy yellow on this page. And the details are so pretty! Thank you for playing with us at OUAS :-)

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  4. Oh Lizzie this is just so s divine, such a heart felt story behind it and the bright happy colours are just perfect!

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  5. Lizzy oh what a beautiful page with some delish embies...fabo colours so happy and bright

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  6. Yep. You hit the nail on the head with this one..it's absolutely STUNNING. Love the strips behind the photo & your little envelope is just gorgeous. LOVE how you've dressed up those cute flowers by the fence. What a lovely photo to have, too:):):):):)

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  7. Hang on.... Are they ribbons behind?????? Can't quite tell....well, whichever it looks great!!!!!

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  8. Gorgeous Lizzy and what a special photo. You have scrapped it perfectly xox

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  9. this is stunning lizzy, what a gorgeous pic,and an amazing layout

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  10. Such a special photo and what an amazing LO to showcase it!! Love all the punching and layering and your pearl edge on the photo really helps it pop!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

    http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

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  11. Fun picture and a lovely page like the colors you have used.
    byebye,Lean

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  12. Oh Lizzy its so adorable. The layout is amazing and the photo is so cute! its nice to dig for those type of photos isn't it?

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  13. Lizzy this is so fun and bright! I adore all the cute whimsical bits and the beautiful colors you used!

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  14. Love the colors you used! Great work!

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  15. It's a beautiful "special" layout and such a priceless photo!

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  16. Such a cute photo! Amazing page!

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  17. I love the little envelope you used to hide your journaling.Your page is indeed very happy and bright!Thank you for playing with us at OUAS.

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  18. What a bright and happy page and what a great moment to capture! I really liked how you hid your journaling & that photo is adorable! Thanks for playing along with us at OUAS!

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  19. Absolutely love the happy and vibrant colours of your page Lizzy! very pretty punchwork, I particularly like the strips behind the photo and the little pocket with the journalling. Such a pretty detail to have the pearls framing the photo and the cute flowers growing in front of the fence. So many lovely details on your page Lizzy! Thanks ever so much for sharing it with us at OUAS!

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  20. Liz, this is just darling, I love this line from Echo Park, and yes your little girl does have the most amazing smile, she must be the light of your home!

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  21. Awww, Lizzy, this is so stunning!!! Darling photo and beautiful design! Thanks so much for playing along with us at OUAS!

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  22. What a stunning layout very sweet kids

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  23. Beautiful page Lizzy, love those ribbons on the side and the bright and happy colours.

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  24. Gorgeous! Love the bright playful colours and the ribbon strips are such a nice touch.

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  25. Hi Lizzy, I have been MIA for about a week & neglecting all my blogland friends. Life just gets soooo busy sometimes!!! Love this layout & that photo is obviously very SPECIAL. You have done a beautiful layout to showcase it. She was & is, such a beautiful girl. You are so very lucky to have her in your lives. Cheers Di xo

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  26. This is such a happy page with all that wonderful orange. The photo is precious. Thanks for playing with us at OUAS.

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  27. What a beautiful page ! So full of life and colour and so reflective of the joy that was taking place at this special time. This page has such a lovely "vibe". xx

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  28. how nice is that! love the warm feelng that it gives! Thank you for playing with us at OUAS!

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