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Dear Grandma posted Apr 14, 2008
by ElsieB

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This is my son feeding the giraffes at the Santa Barbara Zoo last year. I let him do his own journaling on this layout. He wrote: "Dear Grandma, Today I fed a giraffe. It was weird. Rosie was afraid, but I was brave. Love, Thomas"

Materials:
Cardstock: Bazzill
Patterned papers: Rusty Pickle & Bo Bunny
Letter stickers: Basic Grey
Corner stickers: Sassafras Lass
Chipboard swirl: Rusty Pickle
Giraffe sticker: PSX Design
Light green bling: My Mind's Eye (Bohemia)
Acrylic paint: Making Memories ("wheat")
Ink pad: Color Box chalk (dark brown)

To make the "post card"
Bazzill cardstock
"Post Card" rubber stamp: Invoke Arts
Ranger Distress Ink (old paper and walnut ink)
Ranger ink blending tool
deco scissors

Thanks for looking!

Products Used
This submission used products from ... Making Memories, Rusty Pickle, Bazzill, Sassafras Lass, Basic Grey, Clearsnap, Ranger
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Comments

-Tracy-
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4/14/08 6:20 pm
That post card is great. I can't believe the tongue on that giraffe! He was brave! :)


claritee
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4/14/08 8:17 pm
Love the photos and giraffe-y colors, and I like the corner pieces, especially!


dianagirly
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4/14/08 8:40 pm
I love that he journaled!! Very cute!


butterfly843
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4/14/08 9:04 pm
love the postcard


MLee
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4/14/08 9:33 pm
Fantastic!! Super photos and how great that he did his own journaling. That is so special and will be even more so years from now!


davsar
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4/14/08 10:17 pm
Love his own journaling!! Awesome page!


Northern Brat
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4/15/08 7:40 am
Such an awesome page! I love the photos..and thanks Tracy for clearing it up it was his tongue! Didn't quite know! His journalling is such an awesome touch! I love it was a letter to grandma!


Laura Fiore
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4/15/08 7:33 pm
Those photos are amazing Elsie! I love the chipboard swirl...feels kinda swoopy like that big ol' tongue! I love his handwritten postcard too!


ScrapGoo
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4/15/08 8:08 pm
Perfect paper... I love the flourishes!!


moodyonceamth
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4/15/08 9:12 pm
So cool! I like Thomas's journaling too, the way he gets in a teensy dig at Rose. So brotherly!


robinhel
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4/16/08 10:16 am
I love everything about this layout, the colors, pictures, title..great job!


emarie803
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4/16/08 6:25 pm
Cute journaling! Love the papers and the colors!!!