Ouma’s Recipes

hilda-1hilda2Ouma is Afrikaans for Grandmother
Scrapbooked: January 2009
Two pages 12″x 12″

Close up
Nikon D70 ©

Photo from lay-out.
My grandmother Heiltje (Hilda) Johanna Gertruida Pelser (7.7.1893 -1968) on the right and her sister Maria Magdalena Pelser (25 September 1889) ( My great Aunt) on the left.
My grandmother was married to Joachim Hendrik Blackie (30 th of December 1887- 15.5.1942) (My Grandfather )

Professional photo probably taken in Durban, South-Africa.
Circa 1968 35mm. ©

Supplies, sources, tools, etc.
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Fabric Border, Card-stock:  Textured, Brads, ribbon, fiber, Decorative Edge Scissors, stencil, brown ink, rubber-stamps, etc.
Hint: I use a nail-clipper to round the corners of the tabs and tags.
Font: Marigold Sources; Clipart: Hubpages Recipe card tab template: Melstampz Envelope: House of stir-fry and Tag templates from Mel Stampz
Postage Stamps from Namib Stamps

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  1. Thank you 😉 She was a real lady, it was great to do it.
    You are lucky to have old photos, some people want to scrapbook, but they don’t have many old photos.
    It takes time, but I find it very relaxing.


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