Two ladies and a whole lotta wool
It has recently occurred to Danni and I that we’ve been blogging together for a year – which means it’s our anniversary. Happy anniversary to us!
It just so happens that the next post I had planned fits quite nicely with the theme as it was going to be all about paper. In keeping with the celebration in general, my dad recently turned the ripe old age of 60, and to honour such an occasion I decided to make him a photo scrapbook by my own fair hand.
I (very briefly) looked into the template photo scrapbooks you can order online (oh the shame!) – then it began to offend my handmade, homemade sensibilities and I quickly abandoned in lieu of a trip to Paperchase and a bumper order of digital photo prints. Basically evens out at about the same cost.
And here are the results:
This was a labour of love and amounted to almost 8 straight hours of gluing, sticking and pithy-comment-writing.
I even made a Vine to document my efforts in video form.
And if someone you know is celebrating a year of something or other, here are some quick, crafty gift ideas of the paper-sort: