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A&I WK2 (Daisies) – My Favorite Hobby

Thursday, November 08, 2012


My favorite hobby is scrapbooking. I make one every year for my sister. I enjoy stamping and making cards as well, but I never know what to do with them LOL!! I end up sending a lot for Ronald McDonal House Charities and Operation Write Home.

I enjoy scrapbooking because 1) I get together with friends to do it frequently, 2) it's nice going through all the photos, 3) I get to use my odds and ends and goodies, 4) it is fairly quick and easy once you get going and 5) it's an awesome creative outlet. I can't do much fine motor skilled things any more like embrodery because of my neck/back and carpel tunnel and since scrapbooking is mostly larger items I can handle them all well. I really enjoy color and themes and pulling things together. I have an eye for detail (like on one page I did for my sister the paper had teal colored raindrops and I put light and dark teal rhinestones on them). It's just very fun, easy and very appreciated gifts!!
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  • no profile photo CD12959307
    I really want to start scrapbooking. I have so many boxes full of memories. I've never tried scrapbooking so my first go with it will be for my son's graduation in 2 years. Hopefully I can get to organizing all of his memoriabilia by then.
    3104 days ago
    I haven't done much scrapbooking lately. I did help my aunt make a scrapbook album for my grandma's 90th birthday several years ago. Since then I haven't really done any. It can be quite fun especially when you get together with family / friends to do it. I'm sure your sister really appreciates the albums you make for her every year. You should take pics of some of your work and share them with us if you get the chance. emoticon
    3106 days ago
    I tried scrapbooking once and became very quickly overwhelmed lol. I've thought about doing the digital scrapbooking though but have yet to start it. I admire those with the creativity to make amazing scrapbook pages. Thanks for sharing!
    3106 days ago
    I love to scrap book. Because many of my friends and family are readers I make alot of book markes. they love that I make specail things for them and use them all the time.
    3108 days ago
  • DBELLE39
    Sounds like some great & rewarding fun. I've seen some really neat gifts done as scrapbooking. Fun!
    3109 days ago
  • BEFIT021
    I have seen some really creative scrapbooks. My cousin does that, too, and they are so cool! I did one a couple years ago after one of our cruises and it looked like a 5 yr old did it emoticon ! I just don't have the creativity, I guess!
    3109 days ago
    What a creative way to express yourself and have fun with friends and family. You are making wonderful memories. emoticon
    3109 days ago
  • BARBIE176
    Wonderful blog and I too share your hobby of scrapbooking. Thanks for mentionion the Ronald McDonald House Charities as I have the same problem with cards so now I have another place to check out to donate some. I've done a lot for the Operation Write Home too. I wish I had local friends I could get together with regularly to scrapbook, but that hasn't happened in a long time.
    3109 days ago
  • no profile photo CD11341835
    I'm so jealous! I love scrapbooking too but with two little ones and very limited space in our apartment I can't get into it right now.
    3109 days ago
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    3109 days ago
    Sounds like fun!
    3109 days ago
  • LARISSA238
    Sounds great! I have a friend who does stamping and cards, and they come out really pretty. I'm sure any recipient of your scrapbooks love them!
    3109 days ago
  • no profile photo CD13278552
    emoticon It sure is a great hobby to have, How often do you do it?
    3109 days ago
  • no profile photo CD5651955
    That's mine too, but only I do it digitally. I've never printed a scrapbook. I just enjoy doing them, and for challenges as well.
    Good luck with your upcoming one!
    3109 days ago
    I have friends that are really into it.
    3109 days ago
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