Sunday, 3 July 2011

Robin Jenkin's submission......

Remember Who I Am


Hey Shazza, here's my submission for July.  I had to pull out my November 2010 s.e.i. kit to find red and maroon papers!  I used an excerpt from a Maya Angelou poem called "I Almost Remember" as my journaling.  It says "... on late evenings when/quiet inhabits my garden/when grass sleeps and/streets are only paths for silent mist/I seem to remember/Smiling."  You'll also find I've used a digi image of a retro woman under a big hat, along with quite a bit of stitching that I did on this LO.  I've also added a couple of fabric flowers, and I created the red polka dot flowers with a new punch that I bought at my Stampin Up May club meeting.  Thanks for using "Octoroon Girl" by Archibald Motely this month!
 
Best regards,
Robin

7 comments:

  1. A gorgeous combination of patterned papers Robin to create that monochromatic look! The words of the poem are beautiful aren't they! SO sad to hear that you are leaving us. I wish you all the very best!
    Michelle :):xx

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  2. Ah Robin, this is beautiful!!! I love the papers (I had to look long and hard to find red papers as well), that poem is absolutely mesmerizing and all that stitching you did looks gorgeous! I bet this page looks even more awesome IRL! I'm so sorry to hear you're stepping down Robin, I always looked forward to seeing your submissions, they always had that little something extra which made them stand out. Best of luck to you my new friend!
    xxx Peggy

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  3. Robin this is an absolutely stunning page, the combination of red pp is perfect and the flowers you have created are just lovely. You can tell you have put a lot of work into this piece, you should be very proud of it.

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  4. A most brilliant page about you Robin! And the most perfect title. Love your journaling, & great red papers...such a lot of thoughtful work here.
    I will miss seeing you here & wish you well. xx

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  5. Hey Robin!

    Its sad that you are stepping down :(
    I'm going to miss your fabulous layouts, this one is awesome. You really got into the monochromatic mode and produced a fab page.
    We will all remember who you are!!....a fabulous scrapbooker with a fantastic style :)
    Hope to see you around.
    Cheers
    Shazza xxx

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  6. Its beautiful layout Robin...love the colors too... Sad to hear that you leaving US.... anyway.... thanks for sharing this inspiring layout!!! hugs...xoxo

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  7. I love how you added the strips of the colours, I love this style, I seem to struggle with doing this, but this is inspiring to me, sad that you are leaving us. All the best to you and your family. Melx

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