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Friday 2/8 Scraplift Challenge- "NJ Lighthouses"


Friday 2/8 Scraplift Challenge- "NJ Lighthouses"

Looking through Cheri Thielekes' lovely gallery it was a hard decision picking one layout to scraplift. I finally chose her page,
"SLEEP, SLEEP, EAT & SLEEP" since it inspired me to try out the new Pocket Life Products I've already purchased but been afraid to use. I also liked Cheri's use of the blocks for photos and journaling, since templates and boxes are so outside my comfort zone. I'm not quite up to Cheri's success, but was pleased with my results.
For This Layout I used:
SNU SS Embellishment Templates: 8.5x11 - Pocket Life 6301
CRO Pocket Life: Rustic Charm Cards
CRO Shabby Shores Collection Mini
and my own photos

Journaling Reads:
"Sandy Hook Lighthouse
Sandy Hook Lighthouse, is the oldest working lighthouse in the United States. The light was built to aid mariners entering the southern end of the New York Harbor. Sandy Hook Lighthouse was restored in spring 2000, and is part of the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area administered by the National Park Service."
"NJ Shore Lighthouses
I took this photo from a window in the twin lights lighthouse. It looks out over Sandy Hook point and the Atlantic Ocean. Sadly, so much of this area was devastated in Hurricane Sandy and most of this National Park still remains closed with not much hope for summer opening."
"Twin Lights
The Navesink Twin Lights is a non-operational lighthouse & museum in Highlands, NJ overlooking Sandy Hook Bay, the entrance to the New York Harbor & the Atlantic Ocean. Its unique design & twin lights allowed ready identification by mariners, allowing a rough determination of their location approaching the harbor. "



    Wonderful page Marilyn! I love your fantastic photos. Great journaling too!
    I love lighthouses! Great photos. This works well with the Project Life grid arrangement - nice way to display the photos and little facts about each one.
    Thanks for scraplifting!
    Oh, Rich and I both love lighthouses and your pictures and arrangement of them is just gorgeous, Marilyn! I enjoyed reading your journaling about them - it's always interesting to learn about these beautiful lighthouses and their history! Thanks for sharing!
    Gorgeous page Marilyn! Beautiful photos and I love how you used the pocket life pieces for your journaling. They are perfect here.
    Great photos, I love the view through the window. Interesting journaling about the lighthouses, good use of the pocket life products TFS xxx
    Beautiful photos Marilyn. I really like the pocket life page you created. Your background and embellishments are great with this.
    Some of my favorite lighthouses! :) I love your page, Marilyn! The pocket life cards work really well here. I like how you journaled about each of the lighthouses and think that the nautical embellishments looks great. Interesting info, too!
    I love these lighthouses -- and am also sad that Sandy Hook was so badly damaged by the hurricane. The arrangement with blocks of photos and journaling comes together really well on this page.
    This looks fantastic!! You picked a great kit to work with, the colours look great!! Your photos and journalling are so interesting and I too love that view through the window and your nautical embellishments... This is your second "out of comfort zone" layout in 2 days and you have totally owned each style... Yay you!!!
    This is such a good page. I'm always looking for ways to scrap scenic photos (I photograph a lot more scenery than people) and this is a brilliant idea. What are the rules for scraplifting a scraplift? LOL.