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A Few Recent Scrapbook Pages....

Once and a while I get the urge (and the time!) to do some scrapbook pages.. This week I've managed to do 3 so here they are!

Toys by you.
Credits: Journaling box: MJV, Liftaflap; Vellum Tag: Miss Mint, Kindergarten
Crafts; Tag: Katie Pertiet, Simple Spots No 1; Staples: Flergs,
Troublemaker; Felt Border: Mira Designs; Star Template: Unknown

Tiny by you.
Credits: Background: Lori Barnhurst; Quiet Moment Wordart and Font: Ali Edwards; Stamped Words and Date: Amanda Clegg
Journaling Reads: You were so tiny when you were born.  You were three weeks early, weighed just five pounds and twelve ounces and you were only eighteen inches long.  None of the clothing we had bought fit and even at the hospital they bundled you up in t-shirts sized for a much larger baby.  You lost a little weight at first, as most babies do, and were even tinier when we brought you home.  The first night out of the hospital your daddy layed you down on the couch and you looked so little lying there next to him.  It's hard to imagine that one day you might be as tall as your daddy when you started out so small....

5-Months by you.
Credits:  Light Orange Paper: Bannerwoman, Pumpkin Patch; Dark Orange Paper:
Robin Young of Scrap Artist; Absolute Joy Strips: Ali Edwards; Clipping
Mask on Photo: CoffeeShop Vintage Clipping Mask; Frame: Aja Abney, Tree
Forts and Tire Swings; Number Clipping Mask: Taylormade Designs


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