Sunday, July 25, 2010

Our Summer Collage, COG's Scrapbooking Your Family History!

The next Carnival of Genealogy is Scrapbooking Your Family History.  Thanks to Jasia at Creative Gene for this fun challenge. Thanks to footnoteMaven for the great poster.

Part of the challenge reads, "Create a scrapbook page on any theme that suits one or more of your vintage photos."  I decided to go a bit of a different route. The twins were coming for a week, a week of record high temperatures, where we needed some inside activities.  So, I did not use vintage photos, but, we created family history, and vintage photos for generations to come.

First we collected supplies of every type.

Colored paper, scissors, stickers, glue, colored pencils, crayons, you name it we had it.
Later we even added a huge box of ribbons. 

Each girl did several "scrapbook pages", designing them and decorating them themselves.  At the end of the week, they chose the one they liked the best.  Gramma added these little summer photo frames I bought them, with photos of each of them which I took this week at the beach.

And our submission for this COG, is, 

Our Summer Collage

Copyright 2010, CABS for Reflections From the Fence


Joan said...

What a fun week you must have had with those two delightful darlings.

S. Lincecum said...

Too cute!

Dorene from Ohio said...

You are an awesome grandma! The collages are great!

Dorene from Ohio said...

PS- We have twins in our family too...but my identical twin daughters are all grown up now.

Michelle Goodrum said...

Too fun. You are creating some wonderful childhood memories for your granddaughters.

hummer said...

Well, it was worth the wait to see the finished product. The girls look like they had fun and you too. What an idea. the flip flop frame. Cute!

Kathy said...

Can I come play at your house? This looks like sooo much fun.

Cynthia Shenette said...

What a great idea! I'm always thinking about fun ways for kids to learn about family history. It looks like you're making and keeping memories!