Sunday, May 24, 2015

Saturday Night

Hi you all :) This layout came about from LOAD prompt that happened on Mother's Day and so fitting for the layout I ended up doing about my Mom. Mom and I had a special friendship that I am very thankful for. She's been gone now almost 14 years and the past couple years I have finally been able to start scrapping about her. It's comforting to scrap about her too. So on with the project this is for Lasting Memories: Anything Goes challenge with Life Affirmations.
This layout came about from the LOAD prompt: Personal Favorite: What was your favorite album as a teen? Incorporate it into your layout with color and font inspired by the album.
This was one of my favorite albums as a teen:
So I had some fun creating the layout to try to have a similar look. Got out my square 1" punch and started punches lots of squares from scraps:
I found this cute sticker on one of my sticker sheets and thought is was perfect to go with the story behind the title and pictures of the layout.
So I went with Thickers for the title and I went with a grid style center to look like that large block they used for their photo on the album. Lots of 1" squares all around the layout :) I also fussy cut some stars and scattered them about the layout too. Guess it's been a good month for stars I had alot of variety of them in my stash.
 Mom and I went out dancing often on Saturday Nights.
 The journaling as I found out with posting the layout that I misspelled a word and also missed a word , now corrected on my layout. I used a PL card to put the journaling on. I used my current counterfeit kit for my layout plus lots of scraps in my stash.
Thanks Mom for being there for me for everything I needed in life. You were the one person that never left me down. I know it's not Mother's Day, but when I did the layout is was. Happy Mother's day Mom


  1. What an awesome way to celebrate your relationship with your mom. I love how you took your favorite album cover and turned it into an awesome design idea! How perfect that your photos and story are from the same time as the album, too!
    Thanks so much for sharing! I feel inspired to scrap the past, too!

  2. Wow Tina this is such a fun layout looks like my family sometimes at our get together love the patch work you did on this and your mom looks like she is having a ball.

  3. What fun pictures, layouts and trim Tina.

    Hugs Diane

  4. Great story and great page! Your inspiration by the prompt serve you well! The pictures are fabulous and fun. They, totally, fit the mood of the album and title. Your blessed to have such fond memories! I love everything about this page. Thanks for sharing.

  5. What a beautiful layout Tina! I love how you made your layout look like the album cover-so cool and fun! I also love, love the pictures of your mom dancing as well as you. What fun memories to have of your mom!! Very special layout indeed and I'm so glad that scrapping about your mom brings you comfort. I can imagine how much you must miss her. Big hugs, Brenda

  6. Oh I remember the BCR's Saturday Night all too well (playing in my head now). Great way to use the album as inspiration for the page. Nicely scrapped Tina!

  7. Great journaling about the special times you shared with your mom! And when I saw your page title, I immediately heard "S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y Night!". I wasn't a big Bay City Rollers fan but I definitely remember that song.

  8. How fun to scrapbook your fun pictures with your mom. I need to do this too. Thanks for sharing your pictures and layout with Lasting Memories.

  9. Now that is a lot of 1 inch squares and it looks fantastic! What great pictures of your Mom and such a special memory remembered!

  10. Love the quilty background and the sweet story behind the pics!! What a special layout!