Sunday, July 15, 2012

Round two

Between the hustle and bustle of the 4th and then getting back into the swing of things at both Archivers and my big girl job after being gone for almost a week, this last week has just flown by!  I'm currently waiting to head out to Archivers to teach a class this afternoon, it is that annoying time before you head to work, it is too early to actually leave for work, but to late to really do much without being stopped at the half way point to leave for work-so I thought I'd share with you (finally) the next round of pages from my completed memorial album for hubby's coworker, Laurie.  Her daughter passed away of an unexpected asthma attack just a few days after her 14th birthday.

 Thanks for taking a peek and I'll be back with the last group of pages, hopefully tomorrow.  Stay cool everyone!

Monday, July 2, 2012


So my dear ladies and gents I have finally finished the memorial album I was working on for my hubby's coworker and she got it on Friday.  While I was very happy with how it turned out I was still quite nervous that she wouldn't like it.  But there were plenty of tears, smiles, hugs and lots of showing off to other employees, couldn't be more thrilled that she loved it!

I thought I'd break it down into a few different posts to help keep everyone's sanity in tact!

I used the new Indie Chic lines from My Mind's Eye. I found the colors and designs were perfect for the photos and what I was told about Abby.  I started with a BoBunny 9x9 Canvas album and spent several days going through photos and sketching out ideas for pages before diving in.  It took about a month and the sacrifice of a clean house to get it done, but our vacuum was broken anyway so whatever is a girl to do?

But here is the first part of the finished product!

The inside cover is a poem that Laurie posted on her FB page shortly after Abby passed away, it reads "God saw you getting tired, and a cure was not to be
So he put his arms around you and whispered 'come to me'
with tearful eyes we watched and saw you pass away
Although we love you dearly we couldn't make you stay
A golden heart stopped beating, hardworking hands at rest
God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best"

Look for the next batch of pages tomorrow, thanks for stopping by!