Saturday, August 1, 2015

August is "TAKE A TRIP Visit the USA!"

How many of the states have you visited?
Do you have a favorite state? 
Which ones are on your bucket list to visit?
Have you visited any that fit "the first visit is last visit"?
Any point of interest you want to see?
 
We hope to inspire some travel,
some creative inspiration
and more this month...
while the Altered Pages Design Team shares
"Take a Trip Visit the USA"
 
 

There are only a handful of states I haven't stepped foot in.  One of my Bucket List items is to visit all 50 states!  At last count I think I am 15 states shy of reaching my goal!

Another one on my dreams is to travel ROUTE 66. Visit all the old towns that once were thriving before the interstates were built!  While traveling along the open road see if it is possible to count at least one license plate from each state!  Do you think I will find Hawaii on Route 66?

 
Make a dream board of the places you would like to visit! Things you would like to do!
 

 
 
My intention was to give the collage an old map feel. If you were to travel on Route 66 you would drive through 8 states! 


The highway, which became one of the most famous roads in America, originally ran from Chicago, Illinois, through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona before ending at Santa Monica, California, covering a total of 2,448 miles... Route 66 underwent many improvements and realignments over its lifetime, and it was officially removed from the United States Highway System on June 27, 1985~ Wikipedia



Supplies:
Black Cardstock for the base
Altered Pages Collage Sheets
Route 66, Drive Me Anywhere and Altered Portfolio
Glue Stick
Alpha letters

Come back for a month full of travel through the USA!
We will have a giveaway this month of authentic vintage postcards and a map.  Be sure to check back for details!
 

9 comments:

  1. A Route 66 vacation would be fun, I think. I love your travel vision/dream board. So much fun dreaming!

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  2. Fun travel board! I have a lot of places I want to travel. :-)

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  3. We have a Route 66 in our neck of PA♥ I think I have only been in 5 states and Canada. FL ans Mass are two states I would visit.

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  4. I would also like to travel the real RT 66!

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  5. I don't know about Route 66 but when I recently told my husband I thought it would be cool to drive to Alaska he looked at me like I had two heads! I like your board. I hope you make it to all 50. :-)

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  6. I have only managed 4 of the states on Route 66 but absolutely love to be able one day to manage them all. Such a fun, perfect Summer project and adventure!~kim

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  7. What a great adventure that would be on Route 66. I have been on sections of it in different states but what great fun to drive the whole thing!

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  8. What a great adventure that would be on Route 66. I have been on sections of it in different states but what great fun to drive the whole thing!

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  9. What a great adventure that would be on Route 66. I have been on sections of it in different states but what great fun to drive the whole thing!

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