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Sunday, September 4, 2016

How Many Firemen??? Layout

October 2013 must have been the month for freak accidents, because on top of my younger son cracking his two front teeth, my older son got his finger stuck in a hole in our fish tank lid and had to be extricated by the fire department! As I was trying to think of a title for this layout beside "Stuck Finger," the old rhyme about "Cinderella, dressed in yellow, went upstairs to kiss a fellow . . ." with its tag line of "how many doctors did it take?" flashed through my mind. Since the fire department ended up sending out five firemen, this seemed like a good fit for my layout!
Recipe:
Lucky Level 2 papers & chipboard accents
Desert Sand, Sunset & Outdoor Denim cardstock
Desert Sand, Sunset & Outdoor Denim ink
Outdoor Denim marker
Milepost shapes
Outdoor Denim brads
Sunset stripe grosgrain ribbon
Cricut Artiste cartridge: title
Pattern: Splitcoast Stampers Sketch16Jun3
Challenges: Picture This Boys Rule challenge - tell a story about a guy in your life. Not only is this layout about my little guy, but about five great guys who came to his rescue!

11 comments:

Lisa Kauschinger said...

Wow! Great story! You looked like you were very busy documenting the event! Awesome photos! Love the old rhyme that inspired your title! (but never have heard of it.) Thank you joining in the fun at Picture This and hope to see what you come up with in our next challenge on the 15th.

Leslie said...

Clever title and great story behind it!! Love the two page layout!!

Arianna said...

What a beautiful page! Great that you managed to fit so many photos inside!!
I wish you don't have any more freak accidents ;-)
Love the idea behind the page's title :-)
Thank you for playing with us at Picture This!

Casandra Bennett said...

Bless them for coming to the rescue.

Scr@pgirl said...

Nice tribute to the firemen and a nice page for your son to remember that episode. Thanks for joining us @PT challenge.

Alison Gage said...

Oh my goodness, what a great story and wonderful way to document it! I love a good double page layout, and this one is fabulous! Thanks for playing along with Picture This!

Emma Zappone said...

Wow look at all your photos! You really captured and told the story! Thanks for joining in with us at PT! 😉

Raechelle Bellus said...

The title is priceless! It's perfect to document this (and clever). The story behind this layout is great. Glad things worked out OK. Thanks for sharing with us at PT!

Kate Lai said...

Great story and beautiful page.Thanks for joining us at Picture This!

Maya Yang said...

Wow, it was really an unforgettable experience for your family. Nice take on our challenge and I think all the colors fit on the firemen. Thank you for playing along with us at Picture This. : )

Zheng Hannah said...

Wow,love your story and your photos they are perfect.Thank you for joining us at picture this!