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Remembrance

This week we're honoring and remembering our Veterans with an
IMAGINISCE REMEMBRANCE BLOG HOP
 November 11th marks Veteran's Day in the US and Remembrance Day in Canada.
We thank ALL of our veterans...your service means the world to us!

For today's hop, you should be arriving here from Mary Ann's Blog
Be sure to hop along the way as various Design Team members will have
giveaways on their blogs :)

I created a layout featuring a couple of photos that my mom took on 
Memorial Day of this year.  This is of my Uncle Jimmy's gravesite.
He gave the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam, June 1966.
 I used papers from various Imaginisce Collections:  
Hello Cupcake, Sole Sister and Christmas Cheer.  
I also covered large and small I Top Brads with matching papers as well.

Valor: strength of mind or spirit that enables a 
person to encounter danger with firmness.  
Valor says it all!

I dressed two chipboard stars in different papers and machine-stitched
around the perimeter.  Adding the three strips of red, to me, is symbolic of our
American flag :)

GIVE-A-WAY
I have a little giveaway of my own!  One skein of my handmade 
crepe paper fringe from my Etsy shop, Dot & Whimsy
The winner can choose from any of the colors available.
**JUST LEAVE A COMMENT**
One winner will be chosen from those who comment :)

**Time now to head-over to Rhonda Van Ginkel's Blog**
Thanks so much for hopping along with us today...enjoy!

Comments

  1. Beautiful CAS layout, Love the stitching and the alphas you used. A great tribute!

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  2. Your layout is a beautiful tribute to your Uncle. I never thought of doing such a layout so thank you for the inspiration.

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  3. I love the stitching, it completes the layout in an understated way and just makes it perfect.

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  4. Wonderful layout--both my husband and I lost relatives in the Vietnam war too.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  5. Really good looking layout. Love the bright colors. Iris

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  6. Very nice and lovely layout.
    Carla from Utah

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  7. Great layout! I love the combination of colors and big stars! Awesome! :-)

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  8. Lovely LO. A fitting tribute.

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  9. Love the stitching on the layout, and a beautiful thought to include the gravesite pics of a family member. thanks for the inspiration.

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  10. I just became a follower of your blog. Beautiful layout. Love the layered stars.

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  11. Love your LO. Really 'sew' perfect.

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  12. Wonderful layout - love these colors and great stitching.

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  13. I really liked how you use red, white & blue, using the lighter shade of blue seemed very poignant.

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  14. What a wonderful rememberance layout!
    TFS

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  15. Love the clean feel of your layout!

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  16. The theme of your LO is really touching. Your stitching is impeccable.

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  17. Gorgeous gorgeous layout! I love everything about it! I am always so inspired by your work!

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