Family Gathering

My cousin’s Christening in March 1965.
Two page layout @ 12″ x 12″
Scrapbooked October 2009
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Page one
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Photo and envelope contains more information and journaling.
I used a diamond matte for the first letter of my titles


Page Two
Used a diamond matte for the first letter of my titles
Font: Occidental 12


Background Collage
Music from

Planning board

My grandmother, parents, uncles, aunts and cousins.
My uncle’s house, Stilfontein, Transvaal, South-Africa
Photos: My other uncle
I am wearing the white bolero top and yellow check dress,
both were handmade by my mother.
I was about 10 years old.
I think my mom looks stunning in this photo, she is on the right in the middle row.


Detail inside
Corel Paint Shop Pro Go to effects-edge effects and choose trace contour.

Inspiration: “Becoming a mother from the book
“Scrapbooking baby’s Cherished Moments

Felix Rosenberg
From my Creating Keepsakes magazine
I used the diamond matte idea for the first letter of my titles

Supplies: Brads “Forever in time”
Corner Sticker on Certificate; Sticker King
Clear Caption stamp: “Forever in Time”
Paper Flowers: “Forever in time”
Techniques: Faux wax seals
How to make faux wax seals by Claudia Reyes
Masking Images


My Christening 



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