Wednesday 13 July 2011

Paddling with my Nanna

mummu in summer2

As a child I spent many a day with my Nanna and Granda at the beach and Nanna liked nothing better than to paddle in the sea, we would spend hours collecting pretty pebbles and shells and when we got home we would decorate plant pots with them, I even once got to decorate a small wall in her garden. I used to love the smell of the salty sea on them, I still today love the smell of the sea.

The image I used to day brought all of those memories flooding back the image is Mummu in Summer from Mo’s Digital Pencil thank you Mo.

mummu in summer

Coloured with Copic Marker, the pretty paper was out of my stash I think it is from a My Minds Eye pad, a ticket stamped with Whimsy ticket stamps, pretty flowers and dainty dots from Dainty Paperie and a beautiful satin ribbon from Fantastic Ribbons 

Did I tell you my Nanna told the most amazing stories, not from a book, all from her imagination, she used to describe all the fine details and had me memorised I still remember some of them today.

Here is a scrapbook layout that I made about her. I’m the baby with dark hair and my cousin Susan is the fair haired baby.

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Jak Signature


sonyaeverding said...

remindsme of my greatgrandmother...the way she is holding her dress....great card.

Darlene said...

Great card Jak,love your fond memories,made me wonder back to yesteryears to.

My'scardcorner said...

Lovely card Jak love the colours andyes we all have treasured memories of our Grandmas love the scrapbook page.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful Jak
sounds like you have some lovely memories.

Lisa Jane said...

oh what a pretty card - and a beautiful layout.. reminds me when i used to go with my Nana and Granda and all my cousins on the Sunday School trips to South Shields!
Lisa x

Aida said...

ahahaha grandma is so cute. Cute card!

Tammy said...

Very special card and special memories.

Mad Mary said...

Gorgeous card Jak and love the colour combo, the image too reminds me of my granmother.
Love the Scrapbooking page too.

Mary xx

Dawn Frost said...

What a gorgeous layout Jak and fantastic memories! Love both the card and scrapbook page.

sammy said...

i love it, that is what nana's do isn't it - go for a paddle! My grandma and her twin sister used to go for a 'dip' which was basically a swim and usually in mid winter!

sallysbitz2 said...

This is lovely & am sure it brings back many a memory for us all. I used to go to the Isle of Wight with my grandparents, loved going in the sea with them, especially in the dingy Lol

hugs sally x

Ardilla said...

So beautiful... this lady is lovely and your card, awesome!

Sheila - Ginger said...

Wonderful card Jak and I adore your scrapbook page of your Nanna. Although it was about 45 years ago that mine passed away I have wonderful memories of the lovely times I stayed with her and you've brought them all back today ....thank you.

Love Sheila xx

Sabine said...

its a great card, really seems to have al lot of love

greetz sabine

June Nelson said...

Love this Jak, isnt it lovely to look back, the pages are so precious, Imade my mum a scrapbook for her 70th birthday and she loves it, its a lovely keepsake darlin xx

Jopie said...

Very lovely card Jak, I like the colours and the image.
Hugs Jopie