Wednesday, January 20, 2010

the music of your life


For my last GDT page for the All About Me blog, the challenge this week is This is the Soundtrack of My Life. Sounds like a good one, doesn't it?! Music is a powerful means of communication and has the power to cause emotions to well up within us. The emotional response can be varied: happiness, sadness, nostalgia, peacefulness, energy, festivity. This challenge is all about thinking of music that has been an important part of your life, your “soundtrack.” What speaks to you in a special way?

I chose the song Hanging By a Moment by Lifehouse. When my now husband and I started dating, that song was popular on the radio. And, because we worked at a radio station, my darling hubby (being in the production side of the biz), had access to songs before almost everyone else did.


One day, I came back to my cubicle and there lay a cassette tape (I know, ancient right?!) with a sticky note on it telling me to play it. It was a copy of a new song about to hit the radio: Hanging By a Moment by Lifehouse. To this day, we both still stop and listen if we hear the song.

And doesn't that song title make for a great title on a layout?! Love it!




Hope you find time to play along with us over at All About Me. I really enjoyed my guest design team member time over there this month. And I plan to play along now that the time has ended. (Thanks, Melissa!!!)

Here is the song if you need a refresher or want to hear it.




16 comments:

Brenda said...

awww Diana lovin your layout and I agree 100% with what you wrote about music! Thank you sooo much for sharing this memory with us...this is another reason I love blogging and scrapping we really get to know each other so much more than the visits on the message boards.
hugs
Brenda

Marlene said...

Love the layout. It looks as though you captured the memory very well.

Tessa Buys said...

I love that song :). Great layout. I've been meaning to do a page with a banner (maybe I'll take another look at next week's sketch and see if it fits). Yours is so cute - it looks like it is blowing in the breeze. Love it!

Jingle said...

Oh, I LOVE this layout! That banner is amazing! You are so good at creating smaller details that have such a HUGE impact! I need to learn how to do that! I love this page!!!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

ok that is one romantic story!! loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee it.... i'd really be aging myself by telling U I remember 8 track....lol lol lol lol lol lol!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee this and loving that banner!!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Yumi said...

Thank you for sharing that amazing LO. I loved the litle triangle things you decorated the page with. (sorry I don't know what you call that in English)

jessicanwilson said...

That's so true about music. It affects me deeply and I am constantly inspired by it in my art. Love that layout...so beautiful! Love, jess

Tracy said...

Love that song, it gives me goose bumps.

Hubby and mine is Every Breath You Take by the Police. We would drive and listen to that song over and over.
I should do a layout about it.

Thanks for the inspiration

jacque4u2c said...

Awe! That is so special! How awesome! I just love the layout! You did a fantastic job!!!

Nicole Terry said...

Aww... love that story and the song couldnt be more perfect!! Awesome job! LOVE the colors too!

Lydia said...

Wow what a fantastic, layout, I love those banners so fantastic!

A Sarasota said...

Love the banner and the story behind the LO!

A Sarasota said...

did a doubletake--just realized you've changed your shabby blog design and now it's identical to mine! too funny!!! great minds...

Shannon said...

Love the story behind the song. I also love the soundtrack of your life idea. Great LO!

Heidi said...

ok, i need a close up of that first pic of the younger diana! it looks so cute. love your l/o! i'm betting we both got our inspiration for the penants in the same place (SC).

~~Mia~~ said...

Beautiful LO!!! And great story too!