Senior Picture Photo Carousel

My how scrapbooking has changed!

Since my quasi-hiatus, one of the biggest changes I have noticed is that scrapbooks are no longer constrained to books. Now those uber-creative super scrapbookers have come up with some really clever ways to display their handiwork.

As usual, I am little slow to catch on.

Anyway, I saw the 7 Gypsies Photo Carousel online and decided it would be the perfect way to display all of Kelsey’s senior picture proofs contained in this underwhelming proof book.

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I’ve had this project in mind since the fall, but it took me a long time to come up with a theme that would pull it all together. But then I found this DCWV Mariposa paper stack at Hobby Lobby and got inspired.

This is the most beautiful paper and I thought the butterflies were a perfect symbol of my baby girl and her senior year. Then the search began for embellishments and other accents to further reinforce the theme. And I scoured the internet for quotations about butterflies and also included a few other familiar quotes that get used a lot with regards to seniors and graduation.

I put all those elements together and I’m really happy with how it turned out.

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Here’s a page with one of the paper flowers I made with my recently discovered, handy-dandy mini squirt bottle.

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I love these pocket inserts.

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Here are a few of my favorite pages.

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The thing I love most about this project is that it is both a scrapbook and a decoration that I can enjoy every time I walk into my room.

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Peace, Kelly

(p.s. Please pretend that you don’t see the dust on my dresser.  Thanks!)

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About Minding My Nest

wife, mom, not-so-empty nester.
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