The challenge at Tag Tuesday this week was to use postage. The beautiful Eiffel Tower image is from The Graphics Fairy. This is a very simple tag but I love the image.
My love for things French has a lot to do with my ancestry. The French first landed on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in 1699 and established the very first French settlement of the Louisiana Colony there. After the later establishment of New Orleans, those who braved the immigration from France to the new colony began to spread out in all directions. My ancestors settled for the majority on the Mississippi Coast with a few over near Mobile in Alabama. Can you tell I'm a genealogy/history buff? LOL Flanders, Bordeaux, Avignon, Moulins, and Paris. Those are only a few of the birthplaces of my ancestors. I doubt I'll ever get to visit France but the connection to my family history just draws me to all things French. My husband can claim French ancestry also, but I doubt our respective families would ever have crossed paths. LOL He can lay claim to pretty much every royal family from just about every European country and my kin were regular ole hard working peasants. Didn't know you were going to get a history lesson today did ya?
Paper: making Memories Vintage Findings, white card stock
Inks: Black Soot, Vintage Photo, and Mahogany Distress Ink
Miscellaneous: Prima rose, lace trim, fibers
Hope you like the tag. Have a blessed day!