Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Thankful for Fall

Fall is the best time of year in my humble opinion. I love the weather, the trees in all their colorful glory, a wisp of wood smoke on the air, and the shorter days. It all makes me want to snuggle into my craft room and create. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday too. It's kind of like Christmas without all the added stress of gift giving.  To me, once the meal is served and everyone sits back to relax I look around me and think, it doesn't get much better than this. Gathering together with family and friends, good food, good conversation, and walk in the woods to gather pine cones for Christmas decorating is just the respite I need before rushing head long into the Christmas season. 
This week I created a little album and titled it Family. I plan on using it to chronicle this fall season.

The pages aren't in order, but I wanted you to see the inside.  This is the Hip Pics album
 from CTMH. I've had it for a while and just wasn't sure what I wanted to do with it. The windows will hold 4" X 6" photos, but putting a paper mat in each one gives me more versatility. On the page with the arrow I wrote I'm thankful for... at the top and added a few things. I'm going to pass it around so our family and friends can add their thoughts too.
Recipe:
Hip Pics Album (Z1956)
Sangria Workshop on the Go Packet(G1097) this included the paper I used, some of the stamps, and embellishments
Mini Calendar M1050
Close to My Heart Artbooking Cricut Cartridge (Z3169) The photo frame with the leaf cut out and the arrows.
Documenting Moments/Everyday Life (D1647)  title with washi tape stamp
Serenade Cricut cartridge-The tree. 
Jackson Scrapbooking Workshop (D1650) The Good Stuff Stamp
Autumn Celebrations-The pumpkin & Happy Thanksgiving.
Challenges 
I'll be entering these fun challenges this week.

17 comments:

  1. Lovely family album! Such a wonderful keepsake.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Mandy xx

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  2. Beautiful Fall album! Great colors and die cuts! Thanks for visiting my blog!

    Glenda

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    1. Hi Glenda, Enjoyed checking out your blog. Thanks for stopping by.

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  3. This is gorgeous!! I love all those little embellishments you used!! I can't wait to play with that paper pack!!
    Thanks for joining us at FCCB!!

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    1. Thank you Sara. I'm glad you liked it. I love the colors in the Sangria package. They are so versatile.

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  4. Lovely album! Love that paper collection! =)
    Thanks for visiting my blog!
    Lilian
    The Leaf Studio

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    1. Thanks Lilian. I think it's one of my favorite paper collections so far.

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  5. It really is nice to have a holiday to enjoy. Your album is so fabulous...pretty fall colors, embellishing and frames. You will certainly enjoy your memories with this album. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

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    1. Thank you Caroline. I'm glad you like it. BBTB is one of the first blogs I ever started following.

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  6. The album is beautiful and what a wonderful keepsake!

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    1. Thank you Cynthia and thanks for stopping by.

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  7. Great idea for the Hip Pics album! Isn't that just the most beautiful paper pack ever? Thanks for sharing your beautiful album at BBTB2!

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    1. Thank you Laurie. My only problem with that paper pack is deciding which side of the paper to use!

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  8. Oh my goodness! This mini album is just too fabulous! Thanks for sharing it with us at FCCB!

    Diana ♥
    Leelee Card Designs
    FCCB Design Team

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  9. Thank you for the kind words Diana. I'm glad you like it.

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  10. What a gorgeous album! Thanks for joining us at FCCB

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