Celebrating Momo

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Good morning! Busy day. It's Monday. Most people dread Mondays. I happen to like them.  First up today is my LO for this week's Let's Get Sketchy reveal.  This week we challenge you to use a 3 photo sketch., Can you do it? 

I couldn't. I saw it as a way to use two horizontal photos. But that's what sketches are to me. Inspiration to create a page. Sometimes I use them literally, sometimes I don't. I loved being able to cut the circle into a baseball. You know me, any excuse to show my love of the game ;-).  I moved around some of the embellishment areas. My photos didn't allow for elements to be placed over them.

These are some photos from my Grandfather's (whom we call Momo) 90th birthday party in 2009. He has always been a baseball fan, a Dodger fan, and has shared and instilled that love in all of us, his children and grandchildren. His birthday request was to throw out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium. His wish was granted thanks to my sister, seen in these photos.  It was quite a party, quite a day spent with family from all over the country, and an event to remember. My only wish, is that I had done some of these pagers sooner, as he has since passed.  I would love for him to see the finished pages and relive the day with me all over again.   I have not written any of this on the page. This is part of a group of pages from the party. I think I will write a letter of sorts talking about the day and what it meant to all of us. This way I don't have to repeat everything on each page and I can just caption the pages instead.

One last thing before I end for today, this is my first ever entry for Paper Issues. I love the Tell me Dies, Tell me Sweet Little Dies theme this month. This LO covers several ideas: Die cuts (the baseball), family tradition (baseball), and a tribute (to my grandfather).

As always, thanks for looking at my creative view. If you are new to my blog, please follow me. 

Supplies: CS-Americam Crafts, Bazzill, PP-MME, Basic Grey, Reminisce, BoBunny, Washi-Freckled Fawn, Recollections, Chipboard, epoxy, rubons-Freckled Fawn, Alphas & word phrases-Cosmo Cricket, Freckled Fawn, Wood chips-Freckled Fawn, Studio Calico, Ink-VersaMagic, pen-EK Succcess, Die Cut-Silhouette, mist-Dylusions, Tattered Angels


  1. I'm so happy you linked this wonderful layout to Tell Me Dies at Paper Issues! Always nice to see new people linking up! :)

  2. So cute!! Thank you for linking up with us at Paper Issues.

  3. What a fun layout! Thanks so much for linking up with us at Paper Issues!

  4. This is a great LO! I love the baseball, and pretty much everything about this one! Thanks for playing at Paper Issues! :-)

  5. Laura's sketch is awesome, and I love, love the way you used a huge baseball die cut as your securing element. What sweet pix of your momo too :) So happy you took the leap and linked up with us at Paper Issues - welcome to the fun side!

  6. I really love how you incorporated that awesome baseball cut. Thanks so much for linking up over at Paper Issues!