Friday, July 11, 2008

Capture the Moment

Many of you probably only know me from my cards and 3-D items, but I have been an avid scrapbooker as well. I will admit that my pages and books have been put on the back burner in the last year or so. At one point, my son's and daughter's scrapbooks were completely caught up. I can't say that now! LOL! Anyway, my mom asked me if I would put together a mini-album for my cousin. I jumped at the chance. I needed to get my feelings out and reminisce all of the great times we have had together. I didn't take pictures of all of the pages because of time restraints, but I did manage a picture of the cover ( I erased his face with my photo editing program for privacy) and one of the layouts. The picture is from a very memorable trip to Promentory Point where my brother and older cousin ( the shirtless boys) constructed a raft out of old boards we found. We didn't bring our swim suits, so we were all in our clothes, sopping wet, but having a great time. I think I was around eight years old.

This whole process made me realize how important it is to capture the moment. I don't take as many pictures as I used to and that needs to be changed. My kids are growing up so fast. They will be grown in a flash! So...with that being said, I will be sharing more of my scrapbooking!
Paper: Signature Line by Jen Wilson
Stamps: 7 Gypsies
Stickers: 7 Gypsies and Rusty Pickle
Metal Embellishments: We R Memory Keepers, Stampin' Up
Ribbon: SU!


Anonymous said...

This is just beautiful, Kelly...a lovely tribute and memory to be shared. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
mary rose

lynn said...

What a beautiful album. I am sure it will be a treasured rememberance of your cousin.
You are sooo right about children growing up fast. I too have not been taking enough pictures of late and that should change.TFS.
You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Libby Hickson said...

You've created a truly beautiful keepsake. I hope the process helped to heal your heart a bit.

Kim Gasper said...

What a wonderful gift that I'm sure will be cherished.

jenstamps said...

So sorry to hear about your loss my heart goes out to you and your family.

I am sure this album will be a wonderful family keepsake! It is really beautiful!