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Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Whats on Your Workdesk Wednesday!

 My first WOYWW in 2011!
My big project this year is to make a Scrapbook album for my eldest who will turn 18 later this year, I have to make her a This is your Life album just so I will believe it!  
I have already shed my first tears at the thought of her graduating High School and going off to college in August!  I just know I am going to be a blubbering wreck at her graduation ceremony in June!
Grabbed these magazines this morning in Wal-mart for some inspiration as it is a while since I did any scrapbooking!    

This is the first page I am working on, I loved this hat and coat set, doing this is bringing back so many memories!  I am loving it!
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Thank you for all the messages re our flooded basement, all dried out now and no real damage so we were lucky!    I am finally taking some time for myself this week, doing a little crafting and sorting through photos etc.  Overdid it on the ski slopes on Sunday so my knee is needing some resting up, good excuse  eh?
Hope you play along with WOYWW this week, if you don't know what it is all about see Julia's blog for details here!

16 comments:

Handmade with Love said...

Oh Deb my son has just turned 13 & I am having palpitations about that so I can only imagine what it will be like when he is 18! Lovely to take some time to take a trip down memory lane and look at all the baby photos and make her a wonderful scrapbook that she will treasure forever. Have a wonderful week! Tracey xxx

Jingle said...

It looks like you have a wonderful project full of memories going!

Tertia said...

My baby started a new school at the beginning of the year - as a teacher! It feels like yesterday she went to grade 1 and now she's teaching grade11's.
Your project is going to be bittersweet, but so worth it in the end.
Tertia 137

Suzilou said...

Oh gosh my son is 18 next year, how scary, what you are doing looks fab and hope you show us more. I should really make a memory book for my son, would need to start it now mind hehe :)

mar1ene said...

Looking good Deb! Love the LO's
Thanks for sharing,
Marlene [71]

Debbie said...

I remember this little set she looked so cute in it,Might start one of these for Jack (not sure if he would appreciate it though)lol.
Hugs Debbie x

S said...

Your scrapbook looks like it's off to a good start. Hope to see more.

butlersabroad said...

Love the idea of a This Is Your Life Scrapbook for her, make sure you embarrass her, it's what parents are supposed to do!! Definitely need to rest that knee!!

Hugs
Brenda 20

dianneo said...

I cried and cried throughout my daughter's senior year in high school. I had major empty nest just thinking about her going off to college. It was really tough, so I understand what you're going through. And your work is beautiful, btw! :)

Andria said...

Thats looking like a very creative workspace :).
Andria (128)

okienurse said...

Think of all the love you are reliving doing this. I about went...my new word this week, learned it on WOYWW...nutters when I put together a scrap book for my son for his wedding then I got to thinking my DDIL didn't have anyone to make her up one so I did it too. I emailed her sister and got pictures and stories to journal. Birth to engagement in one head of hair(I pulled it all out) but it was 2 nice memory books. forgot to say...I don't scrap book much!
Vickie 359

Anne said...

Lovely project, you'll not be the only one shedding a tear or two! They grow up too fast, don't they? I'll have a teenager in my house this year and am finding that hard to believe :)
Hugs,
Anne

MaggieC said...

Both ours have left home a long time ago. We get the grandchildren coming back now, which is good as you can hand them back. I am sure that album will make a wonderful book of memories for the future. Lovely photos.

Shirley Pumpkin said...

Love the Scrapbook page you did. I am also glad to hear that your basement is all dryed out.

Hugs
Shirley #151

Marjo said...

Hopefully you will be able to give it to her when it is done. It may be hard to let it go...

Thanks for the peek and sharing, hugs Marjo #7

Julia Dunnit said...

Deb this is truly a labour of love - you will so enjoy it..and hey - if you blub, so what, graduation and wedding days are all about our parents displaying pride, huh!