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Monday, January 9, 2017

Vacation: A Trip to Remember

Hello all!!!

I did warn my readers that I would be posting a lot about my family's trip to Germany! This page is about our stop to Dresden, East Germany. I will be making another page just showing the beauty of the place, but also the residual feel of Communism that was left behind in East Germany.

So much of Germany was destroyed in WWII. Nearly every major city and building was demolished due to bombing. What's different about Europe in general is that the people want to preserve their history, not build something shiny and modern.

Dresden, Berlin, Hamburg, etc. is rebuilding what was destroyed. Because it's being rebuilt with copper, it already looks "old" since copper changes color so quickly, due to the weather. That's not really shown in these photos but I thought it was worth mentioning.

I was hugely inspired by the new sketch over at Stuck?!Sketches. So I thought I'd play along!

Thanks for stopping by today!!

--AC White Cardstock
--AC Denim (blue) cardstock
--Pretty Little Studio - Let's Go

Altenew Reflection Kit - stamps within that kit
Clock Stencil and Black Zig Pen
Tim Holtz background stamps
Pretty Little Studio embellishments - Let's Go
Denim Blue Glimmer Mist
Cork Star - Spiegelmom Scraps
"Something" I forgot . . .


  1. First off, I enjoyed reading the wonderful story behind this lovely layout. Secondly, what a fabulous page! I am loving all the white space and those clouds and star are super! Thanks for joining us at Stuck?! Sketches!

  2. Oh Vivian this is incredible! Thanks for playing along at Stuck?! Sketches! PS you had me at Germany, I was born there (on the Canadian military base) and only stayed til I was 2 so I m always interested in it!

  3. Lovely page! I really like your clean layout and all the straight lines. Thank you for joining us at Stuck?! Sketches! Hugs Åsa

  4. Wow, this is amazing!! So fresh and bright!! Love the colours!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Stuck?! Sketches!