Project Scrapway

November 15, 2008 in Crafts, Records - 4 Comments
I noticed that I haven’t been posting very much this month (at least not as much as usual) and I realized that it is because my memory card is empty. Instead of taking pictures, I have been working like crazy to get Blake’s scrapbook up to date so that I can display it on his first birthday. I’m happy to say that as of Saturday, November 15, at 3:24pm, Blake’s scrapbook is completely updated with photos and journaling.
It really feels like a masterpiece. I mean, look at thickness of pages in this album! I really like the style that I chose to do. Some pages are the full 12×12 size, but many pages just simply hold six 4×6 pictures and have a journaling card in one of the slots. I was hoping to simplify the book in this regard, but of course, no project of mine can ever be simple.

I realize that I may not have the time to make something as elaborate for my other children. I hope I can at least keep up with documenting moments during the first year. Even though a lot of the journaling and pictures are redundant of what I document on our blog, I really enjoy this hobby. Hopefully Blake will enjoy looking back through his completed baby book as well someday.

4 Comments

  • Mamacita Chilena November 16, 2008 at 1:11 am

    The second kid always gets the shaft when it comes to pictures/scrapbooking, that’s just a known fact 🙂

    Looks great, by the way! I remember Jamie always doing her scrapbook too, I just never was that creative.

  • Amber November 16, 2008 at 4:15 am

    you are so good!! I’ve gotten SO behind with Quinn’s scrapbook–maybe seeing you do yours will motivate me to catch up on Quinn’s book(s)….I think I’m up to 3. Maybe I just need to stop taking pictures 🙂 cute scrapbook though–you do an awesome job!

  • Stephanie November 16, 2008 at 1:15 pm

    It looks great! Good for you for being completely caught up! I’m impressed. I’m glad you like the idea using the 4×6 slots. I’m in the same boat though. Somehow I still have two bulging scrapbooks, and she’s only two years old. We’re going to need a whole house to store our scrapbooks someday, yikes!

  • Rachel November 19, 2008 at 3:28 am

    Wow! Way to stay caught up! I already gave up and have decided my blog will be it’s substitute 🙂 Those papers look awesome! Keep it up!

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