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The Smash Books craze and how to start a smashing upcycling adventure! Part 5

So the book is finally coming together 🙂 The pictures, journalling etc are all on the pages now, all smashed in my folio. That makes me happy for I feel like I have the base of the book all done. Now I am building on the base, adding layers and layers, of journalling, embellishments, memorabilia and stickers.

Most of this work was done last night and early this morning but the day has been spent meeting friends and family and writing all my little short stories 🙂 I picked 7-8 themes and wrote little stories that revolved around these themes. I printed the stories out on vellum and have stuck them in my book with some glue. The titles were also printed on vellum and some of them I just smashed in, others received a little more love 🙂

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Sentimental about School

The days we spend in high school are usually the best ones in our life, and once you have passed those golden years behind it really helps if you have something that takes you back to that time so that you can relive some of those memories. Even though time machines have not been built just yet we do have scrapbooks to preserve our memories and capture the flavor of days gone by.

The scrapbook that I am sharing with you today is one that I made of my high school days. Concerts, Fundraisers, tough exams, parties, science projects, school council elections and impromptu get-togethers are all captured in this book.

I have used a number of different techniques on these pages and I will describe some of them here. Try these out and let me know how your pages turned out.


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