What is Scrapbooking?Written by Edward Santosh
What is Scrapbooking?
Do you remember those days as a kid pasting newspaper clippings onto paper and bundling dozens of papers together with some fancy ribbon or a string? Do you also remember all of your hard work falling apart two months later?
Now there's a grown up way to save and preserve your treasures: Scrapbooking.
The concept behind scrapbooking hasn't changed since grade school. You can still place photographs, newspaper clippings, poems, and tickets into your scrapbook to display and preserve your memories.
However, scrapbooking techniques and tools have matured substantially since you were a kid. Scrapbooking albums have replaced messy bundles of paper. These albums are generally bound or placed in a three-ring binder. In this way, your hard work won't fall apart. Furthermore, new specialized covers allow protection from outside elements.
A Birth Announcement That Is Both Practical and SentimentalWritten by Randy Wilson
The best birth announcement is both practical and sentimental. Welcome your new baby into world in a very special way. Tell everybody your good news with a photo or a more traditional announcement. Sending out baby announcements has become a common tradition in our culture today.
You can choose any wording you like and may include any information that you want to share with family and friends. Some people choose to include height and weight of baby, or have a photo of baby for a photo announcement, but you certainly do not have to do this. Some people also include time of birth, but this is optional as well. It is enough simply to list baby’s name, birth date and any sentimental saying you feel is appropriate and birth parents’ names in birth announcement.
The Internet is full of great ideas for wording a boy announcement as well as a girl announcement. Also, there are lots of tips for how to handle wording for different family situations, such as twins, triplets, adoption, divorce and single mothers.
The following are some samples of wording for birth announcements: