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I scrapped more vintage photos this weekend, which is always lots of fun for me. These are from my first Easter. On Easter Sunday, March 26, 1967, Mom and Dad were 26 and 33 years old, respectively, and I was four months. My parents (when they were first married) and then our family (once they had us kids) always drove the two-hour trip to Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, to spend holidays with relatives there. So these photos are taken with my Nana and Papa (on Dad’s side) in front of their home on Fourth Avenue. Don’t you just love Mom’s Easter hat?

I created this layout using the PageMaps sketch shown below and am entering it in their Freehand Scraps sketch contest. Please wish me luck, and I hope you have a lovely Sunday!

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My Easter 1967 layout is based on a sketch from the PageMaps site.

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This is the PageMaps sketch I based my layout on.

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  • Lisa Edney July 25, 2011, 1:14 pm

    What a delightful page! I love that you used vintage photos (they are in fabulous condition, too!)
    Great job!

    • Janice Daquila-Pardo July 25, 2011, 1:40 pm

      Thanks so much, Lisa! I really enjoyed doing this page. My mom has done a great job of preserving our older photos, but I also did a good bit of Photoshop cleanup on these as well. I think it’s worth the effort to bring vintage photos back closer to their original condition before I use them on a page. I wish it didn’t take so much time, but once I’m finished I’m always glad I did it. :-) Thanks very much for visiting and commenting.

  • Stephanie July 29, 2011, 10:26 pm

    Checking out your page from Pagemaps. I love how you did the title & the chick is so cute! Nice job!

    • Janice Daquila-Pardo July 30, 2011, 2:13 pm

      Thanks for visiting, Stephanie! Don’t you just love PageMaps sketches? They’re so inspiring.

  • Anne Pennington August 1, 2011, 10:29 am

    Love this – what a great memory!!!

    • Janice Daquila-Pardo August 1, 2011, 10:55 am

      Hi Anne, and thanks! Yes, I’m so happy to have photos like this to scrap. :-)

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