Sunday, 16 August 2009

Gothic Arches "Little Boys"




I couldn't believe when I saw that the theme at Gothic Arches is "Little Boys" this week. I am working on a memories/heritage journal/scrapbook, all in vintage style. This is because I found this amazing box of old family photographs while tidying up a cupboard (long overdue)....
Anyway, the image on the cover here is my dad and his brother when they were about 2 1/2 and 5 or so, I think it was taken in 1914. I just love the way they look so prim and proper, not at all what little boys would look like in our day and age. My two sons certainly didn't when they were that age....

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  1. No, my son didn't look that proper either:) What a great family photo, Astrid. I love the hinged arch you've created.

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  2. This is delightful, Astrid.
    Fantastic arch. I love it.

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  3. Wow your arch is wonderful.
    Amazing design.

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  4. Astrid
    your arch is just darling! I love the photo you used, embellishments and shape of your arch! :)

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  5. Darling photo and a beautiful arch!

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  6. Great minds think alike, I used my dads photo too, your came out beautifully!

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  7. great arch! love the trim on the bottom!

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  8. What an great arch, so beautiful! Hugs, Gayle

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  9. I love using the vintage family photos also.... but I forgot about the one of my dad in a hula skirt... I'll have to save that one for another occasion! Yours is beautiful...thanks for all the inspiration I find here!

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  10. This is absolutely lovely. I love the photo of your dad. Gorgeous arch.

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  11. beautiful photograph and what a great way to make up your arch like a door love it.

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  12. This is fabulous! I love the keyhole! Beautiful work! Marva

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  13. Very lovely and the photography is really fantastic. Love it

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  14. Such a gorgeous arch, Astrid! The vintage picture of your father and uncle is so precious - they are so handsome in their coats and white collars! Love the green layered background and keyhole, too. Very beautiful arch!

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