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In Loving memory of my Dad

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I made this special tribute to my wonderful Dad ( My Hero) I used a kit I got by K&company "Navy" I took a very old photo of my dad back from the 1940's when he was about 18yrs old and in the United States Navy, He served in WWII and was a gunners mate. I took these papers and embellishments and put this together. I then put it in a 8x10 frame and it is now displayed in our family room. I thought this would be a great project for the July4th holiday coming up. I hope you enjoy my project, thank you for visiting do come again and your welcome to become a follower. Here is a little info I got about my Dad when he was in the Navy : He was in England, France, Belgium, Holland, Italy, Africa, Ireland, and Sicily. That's in his own service record. His Liberty Ship service aboard the SS James Schureman, the SS Roger Williams, the SS Benjamin Hawkins, the SS Marine Fox, the SS Jos. Stanton. He attained the rank of Gunners Mate, 3

♥ ♥ ♥ Altered wooden Heart box ♥ ♥ ♥

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Altered wooden Heart box I took this cute little Wooden Heart box and glued some stripped paper on it. On the lid I added a print style paper and added a bright yellow ribbon around the top side. On the very top of this heart I added a paper doily and then I crocheted some flowers ( I will use them on future projects) and glued one of them on the top of this heart top. I finished it off with a Yellow butter fly and put a tiny white pearl on it. I hope you liked my little project I just love altering things and this is just perfect for our Grand daughter Gracie and her Hair things. thank you for visiting my blog please come again and do leave a comment and I would love you to become one of my followers. ~ God Bless ~ ♥ ♥ ♥ Hugs :o) ♥ ♥ ♥ Dottie {I added a picture of The room we have For our Gracie when she stays with us a few times a week}

♥ ♥ ♥Polka Dots and Gingham♥ ♥ ♥

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I made this bright yellow card with scrap paper and my new Martha Stewart punch, I added some flowers with POLKA DOTS on them by Trini Bright, I added a doily by Wilton and then stamped it with Remember to stop and smell the roses. I added a couple of butter fly's that I using another Martha Stewart punch. Than with my glitter gel pen I altered them and the flowers. I added pearls to each butter fly and then finished my card adding gingham bow. I hope you enjoyed this card Thank you for stopping and do stop again I hope you will leave me a comment and become a follower. ~ God Bless ~ Hugs:o)♥ Dottie