Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Mother's day album that kids can create

I'm going to do a workshop next week for a friend who runs a daycare here in town. One of the projects she asked me to make was something that children could make for their moms for Mother's Day. So, I decided a great present that every mom would love would be a paper bag album in which children could write (or have written for them) their favorite thoughts and memories of their moms.

The top picture is the cover page of the album. All supplies (other than the paper bags) are Stampin' Up products. I have used Rasberry Tart paper, Kiwi Kiss, Pretty in Pink, Rose Red, Whisper White, and Cameo Coral throughout the album. The front of the album uses Jumbo pewter eyelets and Jumbo white grommets. The ribbons used are the stitched grosgrain rose red and old olive grosgrain. I used two stamp sets throughout the album as well - Lovely Letters and the new Great Friend set from the Occasions mini catalogue.
I simply made a Microsoft Word document for all of the journaling prompts and printed them out for each page. There are two pockets which allow room for additional journaling and pictures.
A little eyelet border punch and photo corner punch to spruce up the pages...
And, finally, the heart to heart punch finishes off a page for the child to sign their name. Ta-da!

1 comment:

Liz said...

LOVE this idea... what a great gift for moms and a great project for kids... I love the colours and the stamps you used! Have fun!