"A (wo)man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of (her)his life in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of beautiful God has implanted in the human soul."- Goethe

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Present for Mammaw

To celebrate the joys of grandmahood, I gave Kirk's mom an album of our baby's first year. It was full of some really good pictures that she probably hadn't seen and that I have been trying for a while to find a good way to share. I ended up using Close To My Heart's digital scrapbooking program, which was a great way to manage the thousands (I kid you not!) of photos I had taken of our babbling, drooling pride and joy.

I have been so excited to give the album to Kirk's mama that I couldn't sleep sometimes! Do you ever get that way when you have a surprise for someone you know is perfect for them? (Plus, I knew she'd have to love it, because when it's her only grandchild, she has no other choice!) The longer I worked on it, the more excited I got. So, with no further ado, the present for Grandma (or "Mammaw," if you're a 2-year-old):

Instead of bore you with individual shots of each page, you can have some more artistic shots instead. For the wrapping paper, I carefully opened a paper grocery sack along the seams, and crinkled then flattened it out several times. I love reusing stuff. Cheap, I know, but there's no denying it's awesome. I taped the paper together with decorative tape, tied it with some twine, and added a handmade card. Perfect packaging in seconds!

1 comment:

  1. You are so creative!!! I love seeing all of these projects and crafts that you do! No wonder you are a professional!