Wednesday, March 17, 2010

My First Scrapbook Layout

A few years ago when struggling for Christmas gift ideas for my nan Kelly suggested making her a scrapbook
This is the first page I completed with Kelly’s assistance

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It was the perfect gift for my nan and now she is no longer with us the scrapbooks that I made her (I created one each year following the initial one) are truly treasured

Once my craft room is up and running I can't wait to start scrapbooking booking more memories

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  1. That's lovely hun, you'll treasure then forever.
    Want to do Ben one for his 21st but just don't know where to start for a blokey one. Girly I can do, wonder if he'll mind lots of roses 'hehe'.

    Beki xxx

  2. It is beautiful! I love scrapbooking although I don't claim to be any good at it! hehe :) You certainly are though! x

  3. What a lovely idea...and it will be a treasure for your grandchildren to keep one day too xxx

  4. What a lovely scrapbook page. How lucky you are to have a craft room!
    I use to scrapbook, but now just doent seem to find the time, maybe one day I will get back into it.


  5. Well done you, and what a great idea!

  6. Lovely scrapbook page and a wonderful idea! I'd love a scrapbook!!!

  7. Really lovely idea Victoria, a lovely memory.

    Hugs RosieP x

  8. A lovely idea. I did a similarish thing for my Nan, making up a book of all the info I discovered when researching her family history. I can definitely see a resemblance between you. x

  9. This is such a pretty page and memory books are true treasures...hugs, Linda

  10. What a lovely idea. Looking good.
    Have fun,
    Rachael XX

  11. Vic, you look alike your dear nan, really! xxx

  12. Your Nan was a beautiful woman! Those scrap books must mean so much to you now.

  13. Your book looks stunning. A real treasure for you to keep. Well done

  14. What a lovely idea!!!
    Hmmmm, maybe I shall start saving things now that the boys are up to, will come in handy for something similar one day.
    I miss my Grandma like mad. sniff... xxx

  15. Oh that lay out is so beautiful and I can imagine that this scrapbook is even cherished more now.

  16. Ah I loved this! Remember we were sprawled out on my bedroom floor!
    I was giggling remembering the back to front E!!!

  17. Such a lovely thing to do! Scrapbooks tell us so much more than just a simple photo album. I always imagine people looking at them in 100s of years time and being able to understand the history of a photo. So often we have old photos but no information to go with them. x


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