How often do you find yourself scrapbooking family photos? More so, masculine photos? I am here today to share a masculine project with you.  We have four boys in our family, ( yes most of my projects are masculine 😉 ) well hubby would make five boys, along with our first Grandson.

 It is rare that we are all together and with a recent visit to a spot where we were camping, led to this photo that i grabbed while we will down by the lake skipping stones.

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I asked the boys to pose for me while i grabbed a few photos and they were all more then willing to do that.  Looking at this photo i can see how much our boys have changed over the years.  It sure does make me feel nostalgic :D.

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  One of my most favorite techniques is using texture paste and a brick template on the lighthouse and anchor.  Almost looks realistic doesnt it?

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If you have ever ordered the Photo Frames, do not throw out the negatives. I used the negative letters from the Family photo frame to form my title on the cut out banner, and the heart from the I Heart you photo frame at the top of the layout on the compass.

Remember to take time this summer for those who matter most, your family! I cannot wait to see your masculine projects too.

Creative Embellishments Products:

Paint Splat Trio Set; 6×6 Square Lattice Panel; Photo or Page Corners; Together Frame Set;

Nautical Anchor; Nautical Lighthouse; 

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 together frame setphoto corners


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Other Materials:  Heartfelt Creations – Balmy Breeze Collection; Faber Castell Gesso and Spackle; Gelatos;  twine, burlap, ilets;  vintage photo distress ink; Tattered Angels glimmer mist;