Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Meet Me at the Fair


I completed the first page of my Sketchbook project, inspired by a prompt from Mrs. Stagg:



This made me think of the classic film "Meet Me in St. Louis", one of my favorites; I can trace my love of the period from first seeing this in my teens. I decided to go with the theme of the 1904 World's Fair, & searched out vintage images of the period; here is what I came up with (click the photos to see a slightly larger version):







All that's left is to cover the page with a protector sheet & add it to the Sketchbook. I have another Fair-inspired page that I'm working on, using a different era & some journaling elements, but now I need to move on to the next prompt, "A Little Needlework", which should include an element that moves.

Stop by "A Happy Miscellany" to see the links to other pages that have been created; it's fascinating to see the different visions of the same idea- who knows, you might find a little inspiration yourself.


Mrs. Staggs said...

Hi Meg,

I love all the elements that you've found. They convey the time period of your theme so well, and you've done a wonderful job of scrapping with them. It looks like a fine time was had at the fair!
Thank you so much for participating. I'm having a lot of fun and having friends play along makes it even more so.

All my best.

Amy's Blah, Blah, Blogging said...

I totally love that movie too. In fact, as soon as I saw the title to your post it made me smile!

Great pages by the way, very, very nice!

ShabbyInTheCity said...

Good job Meg :)Like a real page from that era would have looked! Isn't this fun? I didn't get my page done this week, but I participated the first two.

Anonymous said...

So creative and pretty! I like all the colors, very vintagey ;)

mitchowl said...

Very nostalgic. I love your ideas. Good job.

brsmaryland said...

Love the ferris wheel! That is my favorite ride.
Your page is great. Can't wait to see your next installment.

Dory said...

Hi Meg... finally venturing out to see a few folks.

Thanks for everything.

Carrie said...

Hey there, my nickname on the paperback swap site is: CarrieBerry. Are you on there too? Don't you love it?