Such a great idea for a page, Mel!!
Love the title! And great story behind the photos!
such a cool topic for a layout...love this!
Love that Dr. Pepper transparency. Great Lo and great way to document an important memory. TFS!!
wonderful page, Mel. cool use of the transparency!
and, as always...beautifully written. <img border='0' src='/images/icons/smile.gif'>
Amy <img border='0' src='/images/icons/smile.gif'>
Project - first taste
by melanie bauer
posted 11/15/05 at 08:04 AM
what may seem like a very random topic for a layout, but am so glad i did it. all about the first time i had dr. pepper. funny thing to remember - and now document - i know. a special memory to me as my father died unexpectedly when i was young. everytime i drive by this place, i can't help but smile. this is a 12x12 layout, but scanned odd due to the hinges that wrap around the side of the cardstock. thanks for looking! - mel :) <br><br>
I scanned a Dr. Pepper label and then altered the color of it through Photoshop to achieve a more vintage color. I printed the label on a transparency and placed it on top of the two photos, affixing with the hinges. <br><br>
Cardstock : Bazzill Basics<br>
Patterned Paper : Scenic Route Paper Co.<br>
Stickers : Chatterbox , Scenic Route Paper Co. , American Crafts <br>
Brads : Boxer Scrapbook Productions<br>
Hinges : Making Memories<br>
Pen : American Crafts<br><br>
It appears old and run down, but in my memory it maintains a special place. After “helping” my dad and Uncle Howard with chores at my grandma's farm - I must've been 6? - I was to be rewarded with a can of soda on the ride back home. The excitement was almost too much to bear! Even then I had liked trying new things and I selected a can of Dr. Pepper. Although I didn't like the taste - and still don't! - remembering how special I felt that day brings a smile to my face. And now the location of this first taste is getting a well-deserved face lift. Hopefully to create a memory for another little girl.
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