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Photos from Labor Day weekend - we went to the Japanese Festival

 

Journaling:

This was Tracy’s first experience at the Japanese Festival with the grownups and cousins. We spent Saturday doing many child-oriented activities. She enjoyed dressing up in kimono, walking around the Japanese Garden, feeding the koi, spending her money on Japanese candies and a pretty parasol, and watching the Candyman’s act. I think her favorite part was climbing into the dashi and learning to play taiko from Rosemary, one of the taiko performers. Tracy loved the Festival so much, she begged to return the following day! We brought her back Sunday, when we watched a kimono fashion show, the sumo demonstration, taiko performances by both the Community Group and Performance Group, and took a candlelight walk around the Japanese Gardens. Even though they were long days with lots of walking, sitting, and standing, plus alternating periods of heat and rain, Tracy rarely complained! In fact, she is already talking about returning next year!

 

Supplies:

ABR_CTW_PaperSpecial_Yellow (Tues. 9/4 freebie)

Count The Ways Collection Biggie

Cherries Jubilee Collection Biggie

ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Curled Up

ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Instant Photo Clusters

ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Translucent Muted 13002 Biggie

ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Alloys 6401 Super Biggie

ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Edge It 5001

ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Basic Shadows 6501

LCO_SSPaper_AsianTranquility (retired)


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Gorgeous page - love the colors, patterns, photos - everything! You've really enhanced the freebie! Now, if I only knew what Taiko is?? =)

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Gorgeous page - love the colors, patterns, photos - everything! You've really enhanced the freebie! Now, if I only knew what Taiko is?? =)

 

Taiko are Japanese drums

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Great photos and journaling! It sounds like Tracy (and you) had a wonderful weekend!

 

You've really made the freebie paper festive with the trims that you've added. I love the curl, too and that pretty Asian paper underneath. Super pretty layout!

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This turned out great, T. Love the colors and the border on the paper. Also, the extra papers and element really show off your great photos.

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What a great experience for her. I love the roll on the paper and the color you brought in is so pretty. Very clever use of the freebie. Love the layout.

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Such a pretty and festive page. The photos and colors are wonderful and I love your journaling! Sounds like an amazing time was had by all:)

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Beautiful page and the colors are wonderful. Love your photos and that turquoise paper with the fans. Sounds like you gals had a fabulous time at the Japanese Festival.

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