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Monday, January 24, 2011

All You Need Is Love

First of all, I want to say thank you to all the encouraging comments I received yesterday. It's nice to know that other people know how I feel, life truly is better!

Now on to my latest mini album...I love Valentines Day! In fact, my youngest daughter, Ashley was
born on Valentines Day. When she was little, we called her "Our Heart Baby."
This Valentine's Day, she'll be turning 21 - hard to believe!


I bought the standard $1 heart mini album at Michaels and I made the flower out of cupcake liners and added a couple of buttons.


A few months ago, DH and I bought a scrapbook at Goodwill from the 1950's that was full of Valentine, Easter, Christmas and Birthday cards. Isn't this a cute card?


No mini album is complete, or at least to me, without some bling and flowers!


Here's another one of the vintage Valentine cards with a glittery flower.

The girl at the typewriter is actually a cupcake pick that I picked up last year at Hobby Lobby.
Added a glittery heart from Michaels and a flower that I made awhile ago.


Another cupcake pick with more heart embellisments.


I still need to add some fibers and charms, got a little ahead of myself with the pictures...

Already working on two other mini albums using recycled things from around the house.

Again I say, if you've never tried scrapbooking, buy a $1 mini album and some scrapook paper and a few embellishments and let me know if you don't think this is fun!

Click here for the linky parties I'm joining.

Have a great week!

22 comments:

Amy Kinser said...

Love your album. You did a great job on it. Thanks for sharing.

blessings...amy

Kelly said...

Very cute! And how sweet that your baby was born on Valentine's day!

Kelly

Military Spouse House said...

This is so cute! I just love Goodwill-You never know what treasures you'll find! I'm following you now. :)

Alicia said...

Gotcha back (following from the follower swap). I love that album =)

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Now that is just darling!!

Hugs,
Debbie

Jennifer @lifecraftsandwhatever said...

Hi! I found you thru the follower swap, and signed up to follow you. This project is adorable! I love how you repurposed the scrapbook into a personalize album. Great job!

~Tonja~ said...

Following you through the link party...
Have a Blessed day
Tonja

jandjhome said...

Hi there, following you through the link party.

Moogie said...

Lovely! I'm your newest follower. http://moogieland.blogspot.com/

Emma Michaels said...

I am a follower! I hope you will stop by my blog and follow back!

Sincerely,
Emma Michaels
http://EmmaMichaels.Blogspot.com

Court said...

I am a new follower from the linky party at Homemaker on a Dime.
I love how your V-day project so cute. :)

June@I will craft said...

Very nice album. I never thought to look at the photo albums or photo books at goodwill and thrift stores for vintage cards. What a great idea. I'm going to be looking for them now.

Tammy said...

This is a gorgeous book!

Shore Girl said...

This is SO PRETTY! Especially love the vintage images you used --- I printed quite a few from Clearly Vintage -- might have to make me a heart album like this!!
I love doing mini albums -- just finished one I called a "love bug" album -- for Valentines with lots of ladybugs in it! Haven't got it blogged about yet -- lots of fun to make!

Leigh said...

Wow, what a cute a mini album. How lucky to find those vintage valentines!
--Leigh

La said...

This mini album is beautiful, Terry.
Have a great day! La

Grannys Attic said...

What a great job!!!! I love all the vintage. Thanks for sharing, Vicky

Mary said...

Happy Birthday to Ashley! Great job on your mini album! Thank you for linking to Masterpiece Monday. Mary :O)

Pattie said...

Luv the album! Found u on Swap Followings. I am now your follower! 8>)

Kristen @ ladybug-blessings.com said...

that is so cute! I love the vintage look! Thanks so much for coming and linking up to handmade tuesdays @ ladybug blessings!! Make sure to come by tomorrow for a giveaway!! :)

Ellen said...

Adorable! Thanks for sharing,

xoxo,
Ellen

Cassie said...

This is such an amazing project!! I would love it if you linked to our Valentine Party! http://paperissues.blogspot.com/2011/01/valentines-day-party.html

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