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My Grandfather from my Father's side who lived in Canton Appenzell (Schonengrund) Switzerland...I only met him once for a very brief week or so, when I was about twelve or thirteen years old. Inset photos of Grandfather and his home in Switzerland that he was so proud of. I love the large photo of my Grandfather holding his pipe,unfortunately it is difficult to see...I remember as a child being so impressed with his pipe, as it was quite a fancy one.
Design credits:
Background was blended with a couple of Vera Lim papers, and a map of Switzerland and a Swiss stamp (both downloads from the internet) I also used Studo Manu Texture overlay, overlays from Vera Lim; flower from Raspberry Road Vintage Peddlar

Comments for this page: (view all 27 comments)
Moongirl says:
Great vintage page!!
Oct 2, 2010
FunkyFairyAnnie says:
wow amazing page luv the textures and blending...
thx 4 the post
Annies funky Friends
Feb 2, 2010
Claudia says:
WOW!! WOW!!!!! I love the way you did this!!!!!! 10+10 challenge points..BEAUTIFUL!
Jan 2, 2010
Pelle says:
Dec 31, 2009
MaxiDesigns says:
Wow, He was such a very dapper elegant man!!
Most Excellent Creation!!!! Well done! 10cp
Dec 30, 2009
Sacha0606 says:
Wonderful picture, beautiful page. I love the colors of your beautiful layout. To my favorites.
Dec 29, 2009
djsm says:
You have captured the dignity and gentle wisdom of your Grandfather in this beautiful art page, Franny. It is just so beautiful and you have instilled it with a timelessness and tenderness that is unbelievably moving. I am inclined to agree with Gentletouches, your brilliance is clearly not always appreciated as it should be. This is just brilliant.
Dec 27, 2009
loveart says:
great page!
Dec 26, 2009
trishie says:
great page 10cp
Dec 25, 2009
gentletouches says:
Fran, this is so meaningful and sweet and beautiful. I've been away from SBF for a while. And now that I am here and once again seeing the voting system and the low voter, I am reminded of the things I don't miss. What I do miss are friends like you! You have a very special place in my heart.
Dec 24, 2009
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