Thursday, March 28, 2013

I Remember :)

As promised, a layout with the new Amy Tangerine "Yes, Please" line :)
Journaling:
I loved view masters when I was a kid, and so glad to find one for Evan & Erin! A cool toy from my childhood that my kids thought was just as cool. Evan always said he felt like he was in the actual scene.

I started out with this paper for my base...
and then built on it from there! I liked the watercolor flowers that reminded me of the flowers on Erin's shirt. I also added lots of layering with paper and paper strips, a wood veneer embellishment and card, word and phrase stickers matted with one on pop dots for a little more dimension, and some of my favorite Thickers!

I am a sucker for toys and other product from my youth. I even have a board on Pinterest dedicated 
to items from my childhood.
You can see a link to the actual board *Here*! 
Lots of good memories there thanks to Pinterest and now a new Facebook page called 80's Kids Rule!
Because I am definitely a child of the 80's. 
I can't believe all of the things I have forgotten, but all I needed was a little push :)

This is one of the main reason why I love scrapbooking. To capture those fun memories for my kids!
I have a few design team assignments to work on in the next week or so. 
But then after that, I am going to be doing a page for Evan using these Instagram Photos...

 And I plan on using my new Paper Bakery kit to do it!

20 comments:

  1. This is such a pretty, pretty page, Mary Jo! You really worked that background paper. My new favorite of yours. :)

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  2. I loved the view master!!!! This lo is FABULOUS!!! LOVING the colors and the layers!!

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  3. Lovely, lovely page! Great idea for a Pinterest board. I didn't know kids still played with View Masters, I remember loving mine.

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  4. Gorgeous Layout!!!!!! Love It!!!

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  5. Nice, bright, fun filled layout...I am 59 and even remember viewmaster and what fun they were!

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  6. I think that layout is so bright and cheery. Love that collection

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  7. That collection just arrived this week at my house :-) Love the gorgeous layout you made with it.
    And your pinterest board rocks, I'm an 80's child too!

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  8. Love that line and love what you did, beautiful!! How cool, the Pinterest and FB! Love Vintage toys!

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  9. What beautiful papers and I love the way the LO came out! I loved my viewmaster as well!!!

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  10. I love your layout. I clicked on your blog this morning, then clicked out to visit your Pinterest board. Oh, so many childhood memories. Loved my viewmaster too.

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  11. Love how you worked that paper - so pretty!

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  12. Love it Mary Jo!! Such a cute use of the Yes, Please collection!! Love the layering and the design of your page!

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  13. This is such a great page. Love all the layering. and the photo of course.
    I just checked out the 80's FB page...wow, there are a few things I forgot.
    Most of the toys my younger siblings had, but the movies and music....awesome :)

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  14. I absolutely LOVE your layout!!! It's so wonderful! Love the design and colours and really loving the subject matter - viewmasters are so much fun! Such a cool toy! LOVE!!! :)

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  15. Okay, sorry, I got distracted and liked almost everything on that board! And now I can't stop singing the Tiki Room song!

    I really love your layout though! It is beautiful, and what a fun topic! AJ and I are sitting here reminiscing about the viewer now :) Thanks for such a fun trip down memory lane this morning!

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  17. Pretty LO!!
    Love the design!
    Love the view master!! Ellie had one too!
    Love that you have a pinterest that you share some of your favorite toys such a fun idea!

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  18. Oh, such an adorable layout. I love the layers and the bright colors and the cute photo! I have a bunch of Christmas photos of us opening cool 80's toys. One day, I want to do a mini album documenting all the fun things we played with. I need to check out your Pinterest board to make sure I'm not missing something! :)

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