Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Halloween - Cool weather and even cooler costumes

October is one of my favorite months. I love when the weather starts to cool down and it's a little more bearable to be outside. I also love Halloween. It's one of the only times when you can wear something completely ridiculous and have it be perfectly appropriate. This year, why not turn your Halloween party pictures into a scrapbook? Of course, you might not have enough pictures of your friend and co-workers dressed in crazy outfits to fill up a whole album, so your pictures could be part of your 2008 album.

Remember, it's never too early to start thinking about your Christmas gifts. The gift of a scrapbook is the perfect way to help someone display and cherish their memories. It's also much more personal than a gift card! Visit my website or call (619) 964-5812 for more info.

Monday, October 20, 2008

New Scrapbooking Idea #2: Are you a new mom? This idea is for you

I've been thinking about a new idea for a scrapbook subject for quite a while now. It started when my friend Melissa had her first baby. Normally I would think of baby album for Melissa so that she could preserve the first pictures of her child. But I also thought how nice it would be if Maggie, Melissa's baby, could have a book about her mother so that she could see what life was like before she came along. My idea was to make a scrapbook of Melissa's life, including pictures of her when she was little, class photos, pictures of important accomplishments, hobbies, and favorite things. This way Melissa could have a keepsake of her own life and her kids could also know what makes their mom so special.

If you have an idea for a scrapbook, send me an email at and we can talk about how to turn it into reality.

Monday, October 6, 2008

New Scrapbooking Idea #1: Scrapbooks are the perfect gift for adopted children and their families

Marriage, birth, and adoption: Families grow in so many ways. Sometimes, though, when your family grows in non-tradional ways, it can be difficult to find anything ready-made in the stores that suits your unique circumstances. Combining the past and present can also be a challenge for a growing family. An adopted infant or child may someday be curious about her heritage, and will doubtlessly want to know the story of how she came to join her family. A custom-made scrapbook can include the story of a child's past: the culture and traditions of her native country, any information about birth parents, and the exciting journey of adoption that led to her new home. Tawnie McNeil, founder of The Scrapbook Fairy understands the unique needs surrounding an adoptive family, and is ready and able to create a custom-made keepsake scrapbook for your growing family. The Scrapbook Fairy offers a free consultation, so you are assured to have something perfectly-suited to celebrate your little one's special past...and her bright future!

This post was guest written by Lindsey Greenberg.

Saturday, October 4, 2008

New series of blog posts: "New Scrapbooking Ideas" from The Scrapbook Fairy

I have been thinking a lot lately of themes for new scrapbook projects. Over the next couple weeks I will post a series of blog entries explaining my new ideas and how my business can be a help to you.

Maybe you have a family member or friend who is the "person who has everything." Consider purchasing a gift certificate from The Scrapbook Fairy. I'm pretty sure that a personalized, hand-crafted scrapbook is something they don't already have.

Are you a new mom? Do you have tons of pictures of your bundle of joy and no time or energy to put them together into an album? Let me do it for you! I will take all of your pictures, help you choose the best among them, and create a beautiful, customized scrapbook for you and your family to enjoy.

Or maybe you are in the military or know someone who is. I can help you preserve all your photos of your or your friend's military service. Enlistment, promotions, and overseas tours are important moments that you want to remember.

Look for these and other ideas over the next few weeks. And if you mention my blog you will get a 15% discount on your entire order.

If you have an idea, don't hesitate to send me an email at so we can talk about turning your idea into reality.

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