Monday, 23 April 2012

He worked here

I might have mentioned many moons ago that J picked Community Service as his Enrichment option this year.

I don't envy him the task but he had to go and ask if anyone would have him. We started in the village library. Unfortunately, you have to be 18 to volunteer. Next I took him to a charity shop in town. He did his asking and they said, "We would love to have you". "Fifteen isn't a problem but we can't let you use the till until you're sixteen. See you next week ?"

He has been going in one afternoon every fortnight to help in the store. After taking down the Halloween display, J was asked to dress the window. I had to have a photo! It is not a great photo of the window as there were a lot of passing traffic and I was trying to avoid the reflection and looking like a loony.

I wanted a trift feel for this layout hence the book page, the journalling cards from Crate Pretty Party and something I have been hoarding for a while...a sheet of Popeye buttons. I used DIY Thickers for the title which I stamped with more text.

So that's recorded. J has finished the program for the year as they are gearing up for study leaves very shortly. I hope he will pick something as worthwhile next year. I am so proud of him.


debs14 said...

What a lovely layout to remember this time by. I love the background paper, it's perfect for the theme of the page.

alexa said...

It has just the right feel for the photo and J's selfless and kind actions - hope he enjoyed the window-dressing!

Anonymous said...

Ifa, its absolutely beautiful! So wonderful! Love all the bits, the splash of Union Jack and the Popeye buttons (divine!). Love it so much!