I really should have heaps to share since it is school holidays here ( and that means no workplace to go to each day) but I seem to have been a bit of a social butterfly visiting and lunching with friends for the past week.
The other reason I haven't made too many cards is that I have been putting together a 8" x8" scrapbook for my third son who will turn 30 later this month. When my first and second sons turned 30 I did the same for them and no. 3 challenged me then by saying..."Well, I won't get one because you always lose interest by the time you get to me!" And the really sad thing is, he tells the truth!!! Well, not entirely, because I couldn't lose interest in this sometimes charming, always funny young man who is so much a part of our lives. BUT, I did make 21st quilts for his brothers and he is still waiting for his, which is started but hasn't made any progress since I returned to the paid workforce. So of course I couldn't let him down AGAIN so I have been very industriously sorting photos, remembering anecdotes, typing, stamping, cutting and assembling until I believe I have finished. Very pleased with it, and I'm sure he will be too.
Because I'm sure Samuel doesn't know I have a blog, I can safely put some sneak peeks here for you to check out. He was about seven months old here and so cheeky!
And near the end of the album is this page
With this page of a couple of random photos, a dress up party and last year's birthday present for Sam and his youngest brother which was a ride in an ex-army tank, I have cut a Top Note out on my Big Shot and inked and distressed it using the splodges stamp from French Foliage and a file from the Stampin' Up distressing kit to curl the edges over. I finished off with some word stickers to write "Live Life Like a Great Adventure" which I can assure you he definitely does.
Next post, the birthday card.