Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Movies







Happy Tuesday evening everyone! I made a gift for my mom this weekend and I wanted to share it with all of you. Every Wednesday during the summer, my mom and I would go to the movies. (My sisters joined us once - they do have to work - poor things!) My mom had not been to the movies since "Ocean's Eleven" came out so she was very excited. I decided to save all of our ticket stubs and make her a little scrapbook about the movies we saw. The front and back covers are chipboard covered in paper. I copied the movie posters and summaries from the internet and printed them out on cardstock. Then I gave each movie their own page. I bound the scrapbook using a Bind-It-All machine. This is an incredible machine that punches through just about anything. (There are great videos on YouTube about how to use it!) Now she has a keepsake about our summer fun. (And don't worry! I am not spoiling her surprise by posting these pics. My mom and dad are spending the week in Hawaii!!!!! She will get it when she gets back.) Aloha!

6 comments:

Glenna said...

Holly, what a cute idea! And such a wonderful way to remember the summer. I know your mom will love it. Love, Glenna

Holly J said...

Thanks - you must try this Bind it all machine. Too much fun!

Strong Family said...

What a great idea - I love it!!! I'm sure your mom is going to love her book of memories. The pages look incredible - I could definately take some scrapbooking classes from you. You would die to see the hundreds of pictures I have just sitting in my picture box so they don't get ruined. I seriously need to get making some cute books like you have. Thanks for sharing!!!

elizabeth said...

such a fun idea!

thanks for the sweet comment on my blog. I'm sure you'll love your girls just as much!! :)

Aartee said...

This is a very cute idea...I am new to the whole blogging thing and just came across your blog...I also really like your word books...are they fairly easy to make?

Holly J said...

Aartee,

Thanks for checking out my blog! My word books are easy to make - they just take a lot of time. I can send you some step by step directions if you want. Or I can make you a book!!