Photobooks & Card Projects

17 12 2011

057. Order a completed project book online [more info]
058. Make homemade Christmas cards [more info]  

Done and done!

I’ve been working on a photobook (printed at blurb.com) for our families as Christmas gifts this year, featuring our eight month-old son’s pictures from 2011. They came out really well, if I can say so myself, and I’m very happy with the quality of the printing etc. Here’s what they look like:

book covers

details on the inside of the photobook

The other project I’ve been working on recently has been our family Christmas card, I used a digital scrapbooking kit called Christmas Blessings (available on Scrap Orchard) and had them printed using Snapfish. There are some imprefections to some of the printed cards, which was disappointing – if I didn’t need to send them out ASAP then I would have requested reprinting. Hubby says that he doesn’t notice the funny bits all that much, so I’m being a bit of a perfectionist. Either way, they’re pretty cute anyway!

Here’s the image I created for the front of the card:

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Seven Months of Scrapbooking

5 08 2011

052. Scrapbook six months [more info]

77 scrapbooking layouts

As it turns out, I’ve been busier than I thought this year when it comes to digital scrapbooking… and I’ve been having a ball. It all started last year when planning my P365, and this year it’s become my favourite hobby (running a close second to photography!).

 
I think I can consider this goal done… now onto 12 months. 😉

 





The Beginnings of a Scrapping Project

29 11 2010

055. Buy a digital scrapbooking kit instead of downloading a ‘freebie’ [more info]

I have a fairly big digital scrapbooking collection, with all of it being free kits and resources I have found online during the past year or so. I decided to treat myself this month to a paid kit (which was 40% off at the time), in preparation for an upcoming project – pregnancy scrapbook – I’m planning on starting after I finish teaching for the year.

Here’s what I got (all items from pickleberrypop.com)


I’ll post with a few of my layouts once I start on them (the borders and frames will be particularly useful for my project!)