August 09, 2018

"Family" Layout - More Than Words Challenge

This is my newest layout titled "Family" and this is my entry for August's More Than Words Challenge.  The center two people in the picture are my great-great-grandparents Susan Anna Edwards Fischer and Georg Friedrich Wilhelm Fischer.  He was born in 1866 and came to Pennsylvania from Hannover, Germany in 1884.  He was a very hard-working farmer in Washington, Pennsylvania. 

Family Vintage Mixed Media Scrapbook Layout Jessica McFall

Here is this month's mood board for the More Than Words Challenge:

Most of my project is made from Blue Fern Studios products.  My background paper is Amber & Apricot's "Yesteryear". I used the "Chapters" paper from the collection and the "Calling Cards" paper from the Memoires collection as my matting.  I used modeling paste and a stencil to the right of the picture and embossed it with Black & Gold embossing powder.  Using the For the Birds stamp all the way to the top of my page, I embossed the music notes with the Black & Gold embossing powder.

The Family chipboard title was painted with white acrylic paint, embossed with Pearl embossing powder, then stamped and embossed with the Super Grunge stamp and Ivory embossing powder.  The Branch chipboard was embossed with Ivory embossing powder and I added Russett glitter to the tips of the leaves.  Here you can also see the Amber & Apricot Printed Chipboard "Sweet".

The yellow and off white flowers are from the Fresh Florals set while the blue ones are from the Spring Blooms set.

Under the glass stones is White Gold glitter and in small areas around the page I added Beating Heart seedlings.

Products used:

Amber & Apricot - "Yesteryear"
Amber & Apricot - "Chapters"
Amber & Apricot - Printed Chipboard
Memoires - "Calling Cards"

Fresh Florals
Spring Blooms

Family Memories

Embossing Powder
Black & Gold

Super Grunge
For the Birds

Beating Heart

White Gold

Lindy's Stamp Gang - Clam Bake Beige
Lindy's Stamp Gang - Whale Watch Blue
Shimmerz Spray - Truffle
Prima Watercolor - Yellow


  1. Really wonderful!!!! I love the wood vines. Thank you for playing with us at MTW challenge. xx

  2. Absolutely gorgeous page! Thank you for playing along with us at More Than Words!

  3. Dawn StapinskiNovember 21, 2018

    I am so sorry that I didn't see this until now! What a wonderful tribute to our ancestors!