Less extreme scrap booking

I have a bunch of boxes filled with photos. For years I have been printing without doing anything with them.
I think I have been aiming a bit high. I wanted them to be categorized by dates in photo albums.  With caption to every photo stating place and date with a fun fact.

So today I took a different approach on the project. I stopped thinking so much and just started. I choose the photos that I liked glued them in there and then a had Viola draw things in the book. How ever and whatever she wanted.  This is what it looked like.

Very often I find empty photo albums at flea markets. Apparently a lot of people never get around to filling them.

Here they are. The boxes filled with old photos.

Viola loves buttons. We used some for decoration in our album. The pig was just used to inspire us.

It is cold in Sweden now, so for a “sitting-still-project” like this, proper foot wear is a must.

Without any dates but still fun to look in.

And Isabelle. I think I have seen some kind of “Della´s memory photo album” at your place. I would love to see more of it!


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9 Responses to Less extreme scrap booking

  1. Jutta October 29, 2010 at 14:28 #

    So sweet. It is a project waiting to be done in our house too. Except I have all the photos in my computer, should start by printing them. What if something happened to the computer, terrible thought.

  2. sunny October 29, 2010 at 14:55 #

    I love it!!! I have gotten rid of so much extra “stuff” in my house that I’m down to boxes of papers and boxes of photos. You have such excellent timing to show this post now…. I will do a similar fun album with my photos! Thank you!!

  3. isabelle Mcallister October 29, 2010 at 23:01 #

    Jenny, yes I have some books. Will take photos and get back to you! xxx
    Love the weay they look. Photos and childrens drawings are a match made in heaven!

  4. alice October 30, 2010 at 01:37 #

    What a great idea! Makes ordinary memories look fun!!

  5. Malin November 1, 2010 at 18:40 #

    Så smart! Det behöver inte vara så pretto och det viktigaste är ju att det blir gjort, personligt och kul! Söt lite kritask, jag har en av liknande modell med en flicka och en hund som det vilar kritor i från när min mamma var liten på 60-talet. Älskar era bloggar och dos, keep up the good work, ni inspirerar…. kram M

  6. Maria November 1, 2010 at 21:09 #

    så himla rart!

  7. Annika November 2, 2010 at 21:46 #

    ah asfint! och gillar att det blir så personligt och inte så så-här-måste-ett-fotoalbum-se-ut liksom. Will sno the idea! ;) /Annika

    Jennys svar: Ja gör det Annika! Det e ju meningen,


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