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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

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Good Morning,
Have you been to visit The Sisterhood yet? Today you will be introduced to one of our founding sisters, be sure to go check out who she is, then pay her a visit and leave some love!
Today I'm sharing a project that is a few years old, but so close to my heart. Being a southern girl, we all call my Gran "Mamaw (Mam-aw), tell them Fern, it is the best name, next to Mom that southern woman can have. Anyways, my Gran is 83 and a few years ago, she and I sat down and I had her use her own handwriting to record some of her favorite recipes that she hopes the family will continue for many generations.
I really distressed the SEI papers with my inks and added charms, lots or ribbons, and other embellies. This is a cherished keepsake for many generations to come!

I challenge you to create a project that you know will be cherished for generations. If you have already done so, I'd love to hear about or see it, leave me a link!

Have a terrific Tuesday!


  1. How ownderful is this! I love that you have recipes in her handwriting. Perfect!

  2. Kim this is a fab idea and something that will be there for all generations to see and use. I wish I had some of my Nana's recipes, she was the best cook and baked the best cakes ever. I love all the colours and inking and the fact that your Mamaw wrote the recipes herself. Such a treasure!

    Kaye x

  3. This is beautiful! What a great idea!

  4. KIM I LOVE IT! I wish I had time with my Grandma to do this but sadly she passed away last year. She was not well for years so it is better for her and my Moms mom passed when my mom was only 15 so I was not given the opportunity to document like you, I love it! Sorry long!

  5. Kim...this is soooooo PERFECT!!! I love that you did the recipes in your handwriting!!!! What a cherished keepsake this will be!!!

    Have a great day, sweet friend~~~

  6. Wow, this is absolutely gorgeous!

  7. A really fabulous project hun, really one to cherish!
    Wish we were a closer family. . .
    Teri x

  8. wow! just gorgeous! i love the idea and plan on doing something like this too :)

    thanks for sharing!


  9. Another wonderful creation Kim. Such talent.

  10. This is incredible Kim...I love the color choices and the idea is fab...what a wonderful keepsake...a treasure!

  11. How special to have this, I so miss the southern way also. I spent many years living and enjoying the customs.
    How special to have all these jewels in her own handwriting.
    Beautiful job sweetie!

  12. Oh Kim
    I think that is fantastic!
    I really like that idea....Big Hugs Wanda:-)

  13. That is awesome Kim, what a wonderful idea and project! Love your colors and inked edges...great job! xoxo

  14. Simply stunning work
    hugs June xxxxxxx

  15. This is thee most awesome idea ever!! I love it! You did a great job!


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