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Halloween is fun for people of all ages. Kids in cute costumes and buckets full of candy can lead to a lot of photo worthy moments that you will want to turn into amazing scrapbook pages. There are several directions you can go with scrapbooking for Halloween and fall. Keep reading for inspiration and some fun ideas you can work on during your next visit to Memory Lane Inn. Embrace the dark side If you are going for Halloween pages that have a spooky element to them then don't be afraid to embrace the dark side. Black and white photos along with black and white scrapbook paper and embellishments can give your creations a spooky and eerie feel. You can keep it simple with just paper elements or add some depth with embellishm...
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  If your kids (or grandkids) are anything like mine, they love looking at pictures of themselves and their loved ones. My kids also love taking pictures with my phone and my camera. Needless to say, I have A LOT of pictures saved on my phone and computer. My middle son is always asking me to take pictures with him so there are numerous selfies of us on my phone. I decided to make him a scrapbook full of the selfies along with pictures of our family and friends. He is a rowdy five-year-old, so the scrapbook has to be durable and portable. As I searched the local craft store for materials that would work, I found a chalkboard banner. A photo banner sounded like a great idea because it can be used in multiple settings such as birthday p...

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  My mother-in-law has a beautiful table behind her sofa where she displays some of her most prized possessions. Among the keepsakes, there is a ceramic bear from Germany, a photo of herself with her mother and sister, and a mini-scrapbook. The scrapbook was a gift from her oldest daughter sixteen years ago. When my sister-in-law became a mother, she decided to make a mini scrapbook for her mom called the ‘ABCs of Motherhood’. The pages are full of snapshots of the children throughout the years with cute phrases that coincide with the pictures, such as ‘A is for Attitude.’ The scrapbook is simple but it is full of meaning and memories for my mother-in-law.              ...
Creating a Cookbook & Recipe Cards Hey, Y'all - Stefani here from Styles by Stefani.  Just wanted to stop in during the holidays to make a little suggestion for a fun project.  As you go through the holidays and you prepare those special meals and treats, snap some pictures of them.  Why you ask???  Well, I have two fun project ideas..... We all have that one special something that everyone is always asking for the recipe or maybe you are the fabulous cook of your family!  For me, I have really upped my game the last few years and started making some elaborate meals.  Now is the time of year that I do a lot more elaborate meals and some heavier/comfort favorites along with making those fun candies, desserts and snac...

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