11 x 8.5 | materials letter stamps (Hero Arts) + felt heart (American Crafts) + decorative tape (Heidi Swapp)
A Note From Tina
There is actually journaling on the backside of this layout, full of my heart's longing for children, our struggle with infertility, and our path to adoption. Mushy stuff that is a bit too private to share. But when I was thinking about this month's theme, I knew that the story I wanted to share was about them and about how they came into our family. Their individual adoption stories are theirs and for them to learn in greater detail as they get older and ask questions, and they will share their stories with others as they see fit. But they also need to know a bit of the background story. The gist of that background story is God's amazing grace and about how he knew we were all meant to be together, well before we knew.
I kept this layout as simple as possible in order to highlight my photos and highlight the message. And because my layout ended up looking so much like Emily Pitts' contribution this month (rather coincidental), I'll go ahead and thank her here for the inspiration.