Wednesday 8 August 2012

               *~*Missed but not forgotten*~*

I would like to say a big thank you to cards Galore for giving me the motivation and inspiration to start on my 1st ever scapbook page. I have planned for the past 2 years to get a book started and today i finally did . So THANK YOU !!!

My page is dedicated  to the memory of my mother-in-law Giselinde Spice  who i never had the privilege to meet.

Giselinde Steinkellner ( known as Linda ) was born in 1925   in Neu zeltweg Austria . After the 2nd world war as a young women she moved to England where she met my husbands Dad , Married and had 4 children . My husband being the youngest .

Sadley in 1976 Giselinde Passed away after a battle with skin cancer Aged just 51. At the time my husband was only 13 years old . He still misses her today 36 years on.
Giselinde's Husband went on to marry again and due to a break down in the family nearly all her photographs were lost .
I was so lucky to get hold of a few copies .

The copies themselves are also old so i had a bit of trouble working with the main photo . I coverd it with clear ink and using a clear embossing powder heated it it give it a glossy photo looking appearance . On doing this the photo became transparent so i had to mount it onto white card. It was all a bit of a risk  but thankfully it worked.

The papers i have used are all from the "stampin up " Range along with the flower stamp which i used to make the flower embellishments . I used a no name border punch for the decorative edges , and my trusty Cricut machine for the lettering .
I stamped the word  "ANGLE" as that's what i believe she is .

I hope you have enjoyed hearing my story behind the face on my scrap book page and the page it's self .Thank you all for taking the time to pop by .
Have a fantastic day .

Love & hugs 


I would like to enter my scrapbook page into into cards galore scrapbook challenge . 


  1. Caroline that is so sweet and what a lovely thing to do to treasure a memory , well done and wow would not have thought you had never done befor xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  2. That's a lovely tribute to your Mother-in-Law. the layout, papers and colours are very pretty x

  3. WOW was a fabulous layout and a sad story. I am sure you husband is overjoyed with a keepsake of his mother. Good luck in the challenge.

    Linda xxx

  4. This is beautiful, you must have got so much pleasure from making it, truly a labour of love..... Good luck with the challenge Sweetie x

  5. Hun you nearly have me in tears.. Im SOOOO happy that we have been able to get you motivated to start scrapping, and what a FANTASTIC page to start with. A beautiful story. THANK YOU SOOOO much for sharing with us xxxxx
    And thank you for eb=ntering in to tour challenge xxx

  6. So beautiful Caroline a wonderful memory, thank you so much for sharing. loving the layout flowers and the word angel just completes your first scrapbook page look forward to seeing more.x I made one for my grandaughter when she was 21 its on my blog.x

  7. As a self confessed scrapoholic - I love it !!

  8. Beautiful page! Sad story, but you have brought a memory back to life with this page xxx

  9. Thank you everyone for your wonderful comments :) . My hubby got some of the dates wrong so i have amended them xxxxx

  10. Wow you would never know that you hadn't scrap booked before. What a fantastic memory xxx

  11. This is so beautiful love your LO, such a stunning way to show memory's , hugs Rachael :) xx

  12. Beautiful way to tell this story. And that's what scrapbooking is all about. Lovely layout and the papers really set the photo out.

    Thanks for sharing this fab page with us and for joining in the Cards Galore Scrapbook challenge.