CREATIVE SPARKS — SATURDAY SNAPSHOT — OCT. 22

Welcome to another opportunity to spark some creativity by joining the Saturday Snapshot event hosted by Alyce, At Home With Books.

Just share a snapshot you’ve taken, or one snapped by family/friend…and link up.

The other day, a friend shared this photo of my daughter taken during her teens, when she was a bridesmaid at a friend’s wedding.

Nostalgic moments….

Does anyone remember being a bridesmaid?  I think her dress looks a lot better than the ones I had to wear!

And here’s a “spookalicious” version of grandson Noah at the Pumpkin Patch last weekend.

What have the rest of you found this week?  Come on by and share….

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30 thoughts on “CREATIVE SPARKS — SATURDAY SNAPSHOT — OCT. 22

  1. Yes, I was a bridesmaid once right after son#2 was born – ack! my dress did not fit very well. I remember crossing my fingers and hoping that the zipper down the back would hold LOL. It did, thank goodness.

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  2. Oh yes, I have 4 sisters and I was a bridesmaid in each of them. When one of my friends got married she said just wear a black dress. I thought the bridal party looked beautiful with all the unique black dresses.

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  3. Very nice dress. Do you suppose she ever wore it again? That’s the thing with bridesmaid dresses. Not often useful in the future. Yes, I was a bridesmaid a couple of times. One dress was bright yellow and one was kind of a rust color (fall wedding). Neither was appealing later. LOL

    Great pumpkin patch photo!

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    • No, I’m pretty sure she didn’t, Kay. She did carry it around with her as she moved from place to place. I think she might still have it!

      I liked spooking up the pumpkin patch shot. Thanks for stopping by.

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  4. I was a bridesmaid 12 times, some of the weddings were 2nds and 3rds. One friend I stood up for at her divorce and at her wedding! My dresses never turned out well. Thanks for the great shot. Your daughter looks gorgeous. I never know if it’s the photo quality or the fashion that makes a picture look dated. Here’s Mine

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    • I’m racking my brain trying to remember the exact date for this one! I think it was early 1990s, but I’m not sure. Funny about that…

      I remember dropping my daughter off at the wedding; I didn’t attend.

      I think my daughter was about 16 or 17.

      Thanks for stopping by, Paulita…and you’re right about the photo quality. This was definitely pre-digital cameras.

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    • Oh, I do, Diane. Puffy and even scratchy with net over the top of taffeta….Grrrr!

      I remember one dress made of a stiff fabric and designed to pouf out at the hip…so we all looked bottom-heavy. You can bet I never wore that one again!

      Thanks for stopping by.

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    • This one I grabbed from my daughter’s Facebook page. I had never even had a copy of this one, and hadn’t even seen the photo before. I did see the dress, of course.

      I have done a lot of scanning recently, though. Plumbing the old photo albums.

      Now I’m thinking of grabbing some wedding photos from my albums.

      Thanks for stopping by.

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    • The black sounds good, Bev. I was a bridesmaid a few times…I can recall yellow, pink, and teal. None of those were really “my” colors.

      Thanks for stopping by, and yes, we put up with many things for friends.

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    • I know what you mean. I think my daughter was only in this one wedding. Her own wedding was on the beach and she had no bridesmaids. Very laid back and super cool.

      I love the red dress, too. Thanks for stopping by, Lisa.

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  5. That dress is very cute for a bridesmaid dress! I was one of the first of my group of friends to get married, so I didn’t get to be a bridesmaid (not to mention that most of them moved far away). I wasn’t that sad about missing out on the bad dresses though. 🙂

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  6. Nice pix. I like the dramatic coloring going on the two pix. I do remember being a junior bridesmaid. Was my first to be in a huge affair and back then in high school, I was too skinny for my gown and well, all the self-consciousness that riddled the teen years had to captured in video. *head desk* I cringed watching the home videos. rotfl.

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  7. That’s quite nice for a bridesmaid’s dress. My friends got married in the 80s and the dresses back then were not as attractive. I did wear one black and white bridesmaid dress that I was fond of… in it’s day it looked good.

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