september 7th is my felicia’s birthday and i just finished scanning old photos of her a few days before (due to my broken terrabyte harddisk).

i decided a scrapbook album is a perfect gift for her

well… then… i created an artsy ‘aged’ papers, edited some photos, added a few embelishments, carefully choose bible verses, printed them, cut it into 5″x7″, bound it and taaadaaaaaa…

mom’s handmade album for felicia’s 12th birthday


but, hey…! it’s not just an album! it also a journal book… because i added some sketch papers and envelopes there.
felicia loves to write stories and i think it’s gonna be fun if she write on a journal book full of her old photos


i printed all photos with Epson L800, bound it with zutter, and added 2 piece matte/frosted plastic covers.

why 5″x 7″??
felicia said it’s perfect for her hands. not too small and not too big.
tirza said it’s cute.
i said it’s easy for me to print at fuji or kodak printing service; in case i doesn’t have a printer at home.


this is the opening page.
she’s so cute, isn’t it??… looking at this photo makes me realize how time flies so fast!


she’s start to crawling…
**i do my best to rescue those old photos.
most of the original were already blurred and spotted**

learning to walk

my photogenic…

… i regreat we didn’t had a digital camera at that time.

i start a digital era… with borrowed digi-camera from my sister in law…haha

first day of school!!

my little photo model.
she likes being photographed in a variety expression

almost 12… she doesn’t like being photographed! period!!!!
**but mom always win**

happy twelfth, dear….

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make an album (and or) journal book for your loved one.
i provide the quick pages at my store. just slip your photos, add some words, print it and bind it.
so easy!


2 Comments

  1. Posted September 17, 2011 at 1:32 am | Permalink

    great project – love the album!

  2. Posted September 16, 2011 at 11:01 pm | Permalink

    such fun to see her grow into a young lady through the pages.
    I love your cover page too and such a good idea to add those clear see through pages.