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Sunday, 9 May 2010

can you keep a secret?

..... it's my mum's birthday on the 14th of May, that's not the secret of course but the book I've made her is .... I took some of her favourite photos and turned them into this:


This is a picture of my mum when she was little, and apart from being slighty older, she hasn't changed a bit!


Her parents, Thomas and Gladys, alongside details from the record of marriages for 1930 which shows their names and the month they were married:

A picture of my mum's nan and Aunty Babs:


A picture of my grandad's bakery, decorated for the Coronation, alongisde a page from business directory dated 1910 which give details of the shop:

And finally, a more recent picture of my mum:


I'm really pleased with how this has turned out and I think she'll like it .....

3 comments:

jms said...

Ali, its gorgeous, I'm sure she'll love it,
joy xx

Jean said...

Well done, if it was for me I would be thrilled.
Gorgeous

Just K Jewellery said...

that's so lovely, what a fab idea, I'm sure she'll love it