While I was looking through my dad's photos I was inspired. I had scrapbooked a couple of photos from his oldest album but not many. I decided, because of the age of the photos, that I needed to scan and scrapbook the all the photos to preserve his memories.
I spent most of my weekend doing family research. In most of dad's photos he had wrote on the back who is in the photos. In this album he did not do that as much. So I had to become a detective. I worked at matching photos from this album to his other albums. I had to figure out the birth order of uncles to figure out who was who. Mom helped me with who she remembered and to understand the writing on the back of some of the photos that didn't seem to make sense to me.
I'll have to share some of my discoveries in this new journey I've chosen. The important thing I learned is that Scrapbooking and Scrapbooking Art is not just about the paper and adhesive, but it is about the people, family, events, etc. that have come before me and that I have opportunity to enjoy now. So get out your detective hat and join me on my adventure.
My first layout from what I'm calling the Red Album Project is of "Perk and Mary." Mom and I are not sure exactly who they are, but we do know that "Perk" is one of Dad's older brothers. Dad's last name was Perkins and one of the brothers was called "Big Perk." Dad had wrote on this photo "Perk and Mary." For me this is a rare photo. I haven't been able to find anymore of this uncle.
Bo Bunny's Abby Road and Welcome Home.
Red Album. There are a lot of extra corner holders so I decided to incorporate them into my layouts. It like a piece of memorabilia from Dad.
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What did you do this weekend to celebrate NSD?
Have a Crafty Day!
Gratitude List1. the boys are all safe from their weekend adventures
2. sweet Mary Daniels
3. time to research and scrap
4. a late morning
5. the precious gift of sleep
6. God's love and care in my life has He gives me new adventures to explore