Saturday, February 07, 2009
Graphic 45 papers
KnKclub's Feb. kit was loaded with the wonderfully pretty Graphic 45 Bontanical line. G-a just got all the new papers in and I was fortunate to get my order from her at the Winter Retreat. This layout is about my great aunt's sewing circle when she was younger in Hudson Ia which was her family home. My great aunt was the typical German maiden aunt. Women in a good Catholic family not married by a certain age did one of two things back then: they either entered a convent or they helped raise the children of their brothers and sisters once they had cared for their aged families. My great aunt opted for the later and not only helped raise my grandfather's three children but, when my mother and father and I lived with my grandparents, she helped raise me as well. I only have a few pictures of my great aunt and treasure them all. She was a generous and kind woman with a comfy lap and huge loving heart.