Mom’s School Days


Mom's Schooldays 1Mom's Schooldays 2Mom's Schooldays 3Scrapbooked April 2010
Scanned with an Epson RX 595 printer and scanner
Scans merged in Adobe Photoshop


Close up
Nikon D70 ©

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Detail
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Nikon D70 ©

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Detail
Scanned with an Epson RX 595 printer and scanner

Faux Doc

My father has the original of one of my mother’s school certificates.
I have a poor copy, which I put into the journal pocket,
but I made a faux document in Microsoft Word as well.

Mom

Photo from layout
My mother Miriam Blackie (29.12.1934 -30.9.2006) tore up this photo when she was younger.
My son restored it in
Adobe Photoshop

Paper

Album:
Family
Hint:

Crop
When you use a group photo, scan a copy, crop a person in the photo, print and use in the layout.
Inspiration:

School days

” School days” by The Avid Scrapper
Notes:

My father has one of my mothers school year books from 1950 and her name is written on the cover in her handwriting.
I was able to find a website with information about the high school that my mom attended and there is also a group on Facebook for the school.
Sources:
Free printable library cards and Library card pocket template from Creaturecomforts
Free classical sheet music

Supplies:
Adhesives:

“Make it special” Mounting squares, Duncan Enterprises – Aleene’s Memory Glue – 2 oz, acid free glue-stick.
Embellishments:

Red ribbon, Chipboard Accent (Heart) “Forever in time”, Small wood letters, etc.
Ink-pads:

Stampcraft dye ink – Coffee, black Inkadinkado® and Wildflower Blue
Paper:

Celebrations Memory Block 4 by Suzanne Smith. This is the same paper as I used in Grandmother’s Cards.
Wausau® Exact® Pastels Pastel-Colored Paper used or journaling
Paperbilities card stock in different colors
Paint:

Decoart Americana Acrylic Paint,
“Although not labeled as such, Deco Art Americana paints are acid-free. (Info from Deco Art’s chemist).” – Rebecca Baer
Pens:

Zig Memory System Millennium Markers (Archival-quality pens)
Soft Pencils, eraser, white Weber Costello Alphacolor Pastels
Photo-paper:

Inkpress Lustre
Rubber-stamps:
Clear on clear “Handmade with love”, Date-stamp, letters, etc,
Tools:
Tupperware Tuppertoys Stencil Art Set used for letters.
Lightbox, Corner rounder punch or nail clippers, Fiskars Home/Office Photo Guillotine 15cm, Bone folder, etc
I use a plastic see through grid for captions and journaling.
Here is mine. You can print one on a transparency, remember to use the transparency setting on your computer.

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3 comments

  1. This is an incredible collection you have from your mom’s schooldays. I don’t have much of my mom’s stuff sadly. Beautiful layouts Toks.
    HUGS xxx

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