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Vintage Layout

I wanted to share this layout with you all. I recently submitted a design team application and I had to make a layout. I haven't made a layout in years so it was a nice challenge. I enjoyed making the first one so much I wanted to try another one. This one is dedicated to my sweet grandmother, Thelma Cobbs. This was her college picture back in the 1930's. I just love this picture of her, the sepia tone color and the style is so classic. 

Her style has influenced my artistic approach.  I loved all her lace handkerchiefs, hats, gloves, purses and jewel. So I have taken a lot of her traditional, glamours style and use it on my cards and now layouts.  I know she would be so proud to see her fashion sense in my work. Maybe it is my way of keeping her alive and close to me.  Love and miss you Nana!

Supplies used are: Webster's Pages patterned paper, Scenic Route rub-on words, Prima flowers, leaves from Michael's, form adhesive on the lady images, cream ribbon and white dollies.



  1. beautiful layout! love the vintage feeling.

  2. This is lovely! I really like the vintage feel of the whole layout and how it ties in with your grandmother's picture.

  3. GORGEOUS LO! What a beautiful picture of your grandmother! So pretty, romantic and vintage-y

  4. This is stunning! I love the picture and the papers you picked are PERFECT! Your design and details are lovely!

  5. Gorgeous layout, the colors are perfect, nice and soft..and the flowers and ribbon add the perfect touch!

  6. Love the layout! You did a great job! Definately a vintage knock-out! Great touch with the doillys and large satin bow!

  7. What a beauty - both the layout and your Grandmother. My Grandma's name was Thelma too. There's something very nostalgic about that name. :)

  8. What a beautiful layout! It's so lovely!

  9. hey girl... so wonderful to see your lovely grandmother! love that portrait of her... i remember how feisty she was! love your blog.

  10. Beautiful layout does a great tribute to a lovely photo.
    Best of luck with the DT application :-)


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