A Boy's First Hero................


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Hero


..................is his Daddy of course! This layout captures that idea for my hubby and our youngest son, Blake. I wanted pics of Andrew and Blake with him in uniform but Blake doesn't like it cause daddy is HARD (the vest, the radio, the gun, you get the idea) So I took these pics one night after Andrew got off work but he still had his SJPD uniform turtleneck on. I just love how it turned out! I hand stamped the title using Headline Alpha and my stamp -a-ma-jig - if you haven't ever tried one you really should! And have someone who knows what they are doing show you - I love it cause now I can stamp perfect titles!!!!! The journaling is also stamped but it is using Papertrey Ink's Simple Alphabet. I just love their stamps! And paper and ribbon and ink! This is using SU's I'm here Boy simply scrappin kit and a Janurary sketch from Page Maps. Oh and here is a close up of the journaling. It also shows the doodleing around the letters and on the blue stars that I did for some details. Thanks for looking
Hero Close up
Tools:
Cardstock: Whisper White, Choc Chip by SU
PP: Blue sheet with letters from I'm Here Boy kit from SU
Stamps: Headline Alphabet from SU and Simple Alphabet from PTI
Ink: Bashful Blue, Certianly Celery and Choc chip (stamp and write marker)
Other: Certainly Celery Grosgrain Ribbon, stickers from I'm here kit, Spiral edge punch from SU, kraft knife,


*Live*Laugh*Love*Create*

Tessa

16 comments:

  1. Beautiful layouts! Your boys will love them when they get older.
    Have a great day.
    My computer's crashed today so I am using the laptop. Just hope hubby can get all my data form the failed drive!

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  2. Your page looks gorgeous Tessa, what lovely memories for your boys when they get older.

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  3. Wonderful! I just love it!!

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  4. I totally love your page!! The doodling is awesome!! Thank you for the warm welcome!!

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  5. This is stunning - what a fabulous layout for your boys for when they are older.

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  6. Hi Tessa, My Birthday is Nov.10...I'll need your address...if it's OK with you.To send you a card of coarse. Oh and I live in VA,right by the bay and ocean. Hugs Sam

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  7. I just love your page and the theme of it is great!!! love how it turned out,sooo sweet.

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  8. another lovely LO Tessa :)

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  9. Beautiful Lo ..... a gorgeous picture aswell one that you treasure... great doodling TC Leona x

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  10. Awww...that's definitely a keeper. Does your hubby love it, too? I think mine would be really touched by a layout like that. Hmmm...wheels are turning in my head...must scrap a hero layout.

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  11. I love this page! Great layout for these beautiful memories!

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  12. Hey chica!! I see you have some of those scrappin kits as well. I cant seem to get enough of those. As well, ... this layout looks familiar... it wouldn't happen to be the pagemaps blog challenge... I so DO look this... the colors, the stars, the title and the picture is ADORABLE!! I am so happy to be able to share our blogs. I notice you live in NW Missouri... se are in SE Kansas. I enjoy going to Topeka, but havent made it any further. We are goign to the Great Wolf Lodge in Sept though. i will have to let you know when we are out there.... Be back soon!!

    Aja

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  13. Wonderful page and the photo just melts your heart :)

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