Scrapbooking For My Kids!

Details: For those of you that know me, you know we adopted our kids over 2 and a half years ago! And I yet have started to scrap the journey.

So I have made two pages tonight using my new Inque Boutqiue Stamps and some basic layering. No fancy bells or whistles here I wanted the pictures to stand out. They are a shocker, Yes this is the actual orphanage. 😦

I dont know how to take a good photo of a 12 x 12 yet. I will try again, These pictures came out decent.

I will be making tons more layouts soon

17 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Lauren on November 23, 2008 at 6:07 am

    That totally gets my stamp of approval! Its fabulous. I bet the children are in a much better home with you though xxx


  2. Posted by Stephanie on November 23, 2008 at 12:42 pm

    what great pages and I think your pictures are great. I can’t wait to see your story unfold via your scrapbook pages!!


  3. Posted by cadnileb on November 23, 2008 at 2:01 pm

    What a great idea – I’m sure your kids will really appreciate that when they’re older. I like how you make it simple so that you can focus on the orphanage.


  4. Posted by Christine Riley on November 23, 2008 at 9:18 pm

    Fantastic pages, I love the swirls, just beautiful!
    Hugs, Christine


  5. Posted by Jaspere on November 23, 2008 at 11:18 pm

    That is great on all levels. thanks for sharing.


  6. Posted by virginia on November 24, 2008 at 12:31 am

    Great pages My kids ar grown and gone so you are way ahead of me!


  7. Posted by Melanie on November 24, 2008 at 1:48 am

    Melssa, such beautiful pages for a beautiful occasion.


  8. Posted by Lori on November 24, 2008 at 2:08 am

    Good luck in your scrapbooking. It seems like it takes forever to do just one page! But the results are so worth it!


  9. Posted by fishlips on November 24, 2008 at 5:12 am

    Wow This brings back memories for me…Adoptions is the greatest Gift of my life…ALSO…What a treasure these pages will always be… I look at mine and still cry…Happy Happy day…the day our kids came home!!!


  10. Posted by April on November 24, 2008 at 1:35 pm

    I love these layouts! It’s nice to see some scrapbook pages, most of us do more cards then scrapbooks…myself included! I appreciate that you shared your “wonderful” moments with us!


  11. Posted by "Jany" on November 24, 2008 at 1:56 pm

    It is so beautiful what you’re doing to treasure those memories. Really it is. Well, don’t know how to go through that many pics but I have about half of that number ready to scrap and double of that to scan and scrap.


  12. Posted by cardcrazy on November 24, 2008 at 6:49 pm

    Great layouts, I’m sure that your kids will love to look at these years from now and hear you tell them all about it.


  13. Posted by Ann on November 25, 2008 at 4:38 am

    Wow! Those pics are shocking! Glad to see the kids have a permanent home with loving parents. 🙂


  14. Posted by thefrugalcrafter on November 25, 2008 at 5:22 pm

    How wonderful to capture their story! Love the IB stamps BTW…they are on my wish list:-)


  15. Posted by specialcraftmom4 on November 26, 2008 at 12:29 am

    Wonderful layouts! Thanks for sharing.


  16. Posted by Patrina on November 28, 2008 at 1:51 am

    That’s really great that you are documenting such a monumental moment in your childrens lives. They will surely appreciate this as they get older. TFS!


  17. Posted by Lisa Graves on December 1, 2008 at 2:54 am

    Your pages are beautiful and your kiddos will love you for taking the time to document it for them.


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