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Wednesday 4 November 2015

Florence Piggott Banks (Driver)

Florence Piggott Banks Driver

This layout has taken a while, I seem to have had several attempts at moving forward with it. 
Papers - Maja Designs 
Stencils with texture paste.
Sizzix die and Kraft Bazzill decorated with flat backed pearls
Various blossoms and leaves from my stash.
Tando Clock face
Acetate doily's
Scallop edge scissors and Liquid Pearls

Here is the history bit:
Florence is My 3rd cousin x 3 removed
Birth 28 May 1857 in West Hampshire, Essex, England
Died 28 December 1939
Seekonk, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, U.S.A
Father – Alfred Joseph Humbley Banks 1828 – 1866
Mother – Louisa Andrew Ferris  1824 - ?
3rd child
Older brother Montague 1849 – 1902 and sister Ferrisa Banks 1851 - ? and Egan C. A. 1856,
Younger brother Gerald Lay 1860 – 1907, sister Eliza Ada Littler 1867 -1895Married Joseph Driver in 1881Emigrated to Canada and lived in Winnipeg, Manitoba 1881South Dufferin, Manitoba 1887 Stanley Manitoba 1891Morden, Selkirk, ManitobaCamp Hughes Winnipeg in 1916 (Camp Hughes was a Canadian military training camp, located in the Rural Municipality of North Cypress west of the town of Carberry in Manitoba, Canada. It was actively used for Army training from 1909 to 1934)Two sons Joseph Ferris Driver and William North Driver

Thanks for looking

Lynn x

Monday 2 November 2015

Welcome Baby Elliot James

I made a card for my friend Hilary when she became a grandmother for the first time back in September. She sent me some photographs and I made this card using one of them and a selection of papers and stickers from Kaisercraft.

I also used some white Bazzill, blue ribbon and some gems and pearls.

Congratulations to Hilary and to Chris and Steph as well of course
Thanks for looking
Lynn x