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Guitar Heroes

A quick post with a page. I mostly scrapbook from sketches or magazines, I usually jig it up a little bit and don't do an exact replica. This one came out of my own head, it just needs the journaling adding on. My problem is that my brother loves me to make the pages and shows his album to anybody that can't get out of the door quick enough, but I want him to add his own writing. Most of the pages are sitting with empty journaling areas and I can't do it for him because a lot of the time I wasn't there. Like this one, it's obviously the boys on their Guitar Heroes game but he was there and knows the conversations, scores etc. Perhaps I need to give him a training sessions on writing things down.

The page looks better in real life, I must learn how to take better photos. The background is black and pink, I trawled all round the Papercraft show at Harrogate to get some 'rock' papers in boy colours and this pink pirate princess paper was all I could find that was anywhere neary 'rocky'. I'm happy with how it looks though, it's got the idea across. These boys are fast becoming teenagers so I'll have to start looking for boy papers with an edge.

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