My younger brother and I went to school together. And by that I mean that we started first grade on the same day in 1973 and graduated high school on the same day in 1985. In fact, we started and graduated college on the same days as well, but that’s a story for another day. We essentially attended school as twins, even though we’re 13.5 months apart in age (because Phil started a year early).
So of course we celebrated our graduation party together. Mom and Dad put together a lovely fête in our Willoughby, Ohio, back yard and invited our friends and relatives. The top photo is of Dad, me, Mom and Phil. The bottom photo includes our grandparents on Mom’s side (seated), our Uncle Earl and Aunt Mary Lou, our Nana on Dad’s side and our Aunt Rose.
I created this layout to participate in the Scrap & Play challenge #9. The patterned papers are from a K&Co Amy Bulter pad and the journaling card, stickers and washi tape are from My Mind’s Eye’s “Now & Then: Dorothy” collection. I cut the title on my Silhouette, and the border punches are by Martha Stewart and Fiskars.
what a fantastic page!! Thanks for joining us at Scrap & Play!!!
Jody Rogers says
What a great story and way to document and special time! Thanks for sharing and playing with us over at Scrap & Play!
Brenda B says
How nice to be so close to your brother! Love those photos and your design on this page! Thanks for joining us at Scrap & Play
Wendi R says
love the colors and paper mix!!! Thanks for joining us at Scrap & Play
Wonderful page! Thanks for joining us at Scrap & Play!