Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Kraft Outlet Challenge #35

at Kraft Outlet. This week the challenge is to come up with a "Grand" theme (in honor of Grandparent's Day). The Design Team have given some "Grand" inspiration and Guest Designer Debbie Carriere's blog is certainly worth viewing... "Grand" work there!
My entry is all about the
Penmaker's ancestry... His Grandpa, his Dad and little Penmaker...

For a small card, I used a 
lot of papers... white and Lunch Bag Kraft cardstock, Black Magic Core'dinations cardstock, plus several papers from the Lost & Found Two Blush 6x6 Designer Paper Pad. All the edges were distressed with the Tim Holtz Paper Distresser and Vintage Photo Distress Ink.

If you look in the field in the
photo, you'll see grandpa's horse Maude. He plowed his fields to plant his crops with that horse.

Here I used a Grungy Tag
from the Designers Special Prim Tag Assortment and a Bo Bunny Timepiece Trinket.

I finished the inside with
the Lunch Bag Kraft cardstock and some of the scraps of the Blush DP.
Hope you've enjoyed this trip
back in time and a visit with my husband's family. It's a blessing to share them with you.
Have a "Grand" day!


Rebecca said...

Linda~This is truly GRAND my friend! I absolutely LOVE IT!

Have a wonderful day~


Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Awww.... how sweet, little pen maker and his folks, this is a precious piece of art Linda!

Karen said...

Fabulous layout love that picture

Linda R. said...

What an amazing creation.. That photo is awesome..
I just love this.

Hugs, Linda

Debbie Carriere said...

Linda, what a fantastic piece of art!! Lovely way to preserve a special memory! You have a great blog here, and thank you so much for the generous compliments - I truly appreciate it!!! Have a great day!

Ros said...

What a fantastic creation and a treasured photo ... beautiful job Linda ... this is now a beautiful keepsake

Beth Moore said...

This is a such a wonderful way to honor your treasured photograph, such beatuiful work Linda! Thank you so much for joining us At the Kraft Journal!

Davi said...

Linda what a real treasure the pic is and what a beautiful way you chose to display it!! A real keepsake for sure!

Audrey Pettit said...

OH! Love, love, love this, Linda! What a gorgeous card! I could see setting this out on display in your house. SUCH a fabulous photo! SUCH an amazing design.
So glad you played along with us this week at The Kraft Journal. :)

Kim Duran said...

Wow! What a special little creation! I think you just might have to place this in a frame and display it proudly! Thanks for sharing your creation with us this week at The Kraft Journal!

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