For my layout I chose to use a photo of my grandparents on my mothers side. The original photo taken in the early 1930s was really small - about 3"x2". I had the original photo scanned and reprinted larger several years ago and so I was able to use a much larger copy of the photo. I don't know the story behind the photo but given the way they are sitting together and my Nan is holding her left hand I wonder whether the photo was taken on the occasion of their engagement.
I used papers from Prima's 'Lyric' Collection. The papers had a Shabby Chic feel to them and I thought they were perfect for the layout.
The white flowers were from Wild Orchid Crafts but I made some of them larger by adding some extra petals punched from some scraps of cream paper. I also used some antique trim which I inherited from my grandmother. She was a crafter too and when she passed away I was given a huge box of ribbon and lace and trimmings. A few antique buttons, pins and some lettering cut on the Craft Robo completed the layout.
Here's Sandrine's original layout ......
..... and the sketch
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