I have tons of pictures in photo albums but I recently met up with a new challenge, scrapbooking! While shopping this weekend I found a scrapbook at a tent sale for $2.00! It has 100 or more pages, is leather but has one drawback, it says Disneyland on the front. Oh well, who'll notice?
The price is motivation enough to get me started. The supplies I used were scrapbooking paper and decorative gift wrapping paper, craft foam, paper glue sticks, tape, scissors and scissors which cut a decorative edge, all my old cards and photos.
With a lot of cutting and pasting I have come up with my first holiday page. I'm really excited about getting started and wanted to pass this along so that others might be inspired to do the same. This brings back that old childhood desire to cut and paste. Only now at my age my family will think I've reverted back to my childhood. At least I'll have something to do when they put me in the nursing home!
Hi, what a pretty page, you have done a great job. Have you thought about recovering the front of your scrapbook, I have done them with material and they turn out great.
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