This is the start of an inspiration patch, where I hope that fellow scrappers and creators will come and find some inspiration, or even leave some inspiration for me.

Monday, 10 February 2014

My First Book - CSI Case File no.109

Hello Everyone

Monday sure was a busy day! I hope you have had a good one.

I finished my page for the new case file at CSI...it is a goodie.



Here's my take on it.



Evidence: Books stacked, Mimic the architechural details
Testimony: The word read
This photo is about the first book that I have ever owned, one that I bought for myself.
My journalling is a tag in the little folder behind the photo that says Memories.
My journalling says this: This was the first book I ever bought for myself. It was bought at a fete or something but I remember how proud I was that I owned a book. I read it from cover to cover and many times over! It was the first of many books that I bought and loved! 1983




I used a combination of Prima School Memories collection and 7 Gypsies, along with some DoCrafts. Quite a mix match.


I wanted the page to have a bit of a vintage feel, as this book is quite old.


I love reading, and this was certainly the start of my love affair with books! This, however, is probably the only book that I for certain know the Title and the author...I am just horrid at remembering book titles and authors. BUT ask me any song title or artist and I could tell you. I wish I knew why that is! LOL

Anyways, thanks for visiting today!
I hope you have an awesome day!
Denise x

11 comments:

  1. Lovely Layout Denise! Revisiting old memories with LOs is the best part about creating them! loved it!

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  2. Great page Denise. Awesome to see what can be done with this bold primary colours.

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  3. Ah yes "Black Beauty", a favourite of mine too. I share your passion for books, life would be bleak without them. I love the blend of papers here, all working harmoniously together, with lots of symbolism in the stacked books and the typewriters :D

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  4. This is such a lovely layout. I love that photo and that you still have the book...It is a classic. I love how everything flows across the page and the library card is so cool. Great job Denise a fabulous layout.

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  5. Wow! You did it! You really got all those colors in there just perfectly. These colors would be tough for me, but you did this so well! <3!

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  6. Hi Denise! I absolutely LOVE how you scrapped about your first book. (awesome book, too!) Your layout is so wonderful in so many ways. I love what you did with this challenge, and I really like that you created an amazing memory here, too. And thanks, so much, for leaving such nice comments at my blog, too1

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  7. Hi Denise....gorgeous page...love the photo and you have solved this case perfectly...Love it!

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  8. Fabulous layout Denise! Awesome photo!

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  9. Lovely page! Great take on the case file too

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  10. Gosh, I wish i could recall what my first favourite book was. Love your pocket at the top along with all your other little details

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