|July Sketch - Project 12|
|My Interpretation of the Sketch|
|Close Up of some of the elements|
|Another Close Up|
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I LOVE the 2nd page of this 2 page spread. I printed the photo of the sailboat out in black and white, and gosh, it just makes my spirit happy!
Bazzill, (textured) and Stampin' Up (black) cardstock
Creative Imaginations Patterned Paper (butterflies)
Crystal Stickers Black Pearls
October Afternoon ticket stub stickers (October Midnight Rooster Kit)
Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch
Stampin' Up Border Punches
July 2010 –
When Dick was young, he spent his summer’s at Silver Lake, in CA near Susanville. The family cabin was sold long ago, and late July we found out his sister had it for a week! With just 2 weeks to plan, each of our kids got to invite a guest and we hit the road!
The drive was long. From Eastern Oregon to Burns Oregon to Alturas, CA and then to the Susanville area. And getting to the lake? Practically impossible! If it wasn’t for a paper pie plate, we would have missed the turnoff!
Sami and Jake got to do all the things their daddy did during his summer months. They sailed, they paddled canoes, they hiked to the small lakes nearby, they roasted marshmallows at night, and Jake got to climb the rocks across the lake and even found the cave where his Grandfather and his dad both had written their names. Jake got to write his name also.
With no electricity, or even cell phone service we were off the grid. We managed just fine with antique gas lamps and wood-heated cook stoves. The best part? Seeing Dick be a kid again!
SILVER LAKE, CALIFORNIA
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