Last Christmas…

I’ve been neglecting this blog for awhile…I’ve done quite a bit of digital scrapbooking lately for different projects, but I forget to post about them. I’ll try to work on it.

As for tonight I am realizing I never posted about the Christmas gifts we gave to our siblings this past year….

My little sister hasn’t mastered the art that is digital scrapbooking/crafting/whatever yet, so she asked me to make this for her friends Christmas gift. I obliged cause I’m that AWESOME of a sister and then I got to thinking. (A dangerous pasttime, I know) I decided I could do something a little different.

I decided we would find a song that closely represented our feelings for the certain sibling or something we wanted them to know. This was a challenge, but my dear hubby even helped me out with some of the song choices. What can I say? He loves me.

So, I got to work making the overlay outline. Then I had to type each song and get it to fit. Sometimes that was a challenge. Then we printed it off and I had repainted ‘cheap’ picture frames (Hey, we were talking like 10 frames here – I come from a large family) to match a color in the picture.

I didn’t take step by step pics, but I will share the completed pictures and then a picture of them all in the frames. This gift was much better received than I ever imagined!!!

To see the pictures bigger, you can just click on them and they will open up bigger! šŸ˜‰

FOR MY BIG SISTER:


FOR MY BIG BROTHER:

FOR MY SISTER IN LAW (Married to my older brother):

FOR MY LITTLE BROTHER:

FOR MY OTHER LITTLE BROTHER:

FOR MY LITTLE SISTER:

FOR MY BROTHER IN LAW (Married to the little sis):

FOR MY BABY BROTHER:

FOR MY HUBBY’S OLDER BROTHER:

FOR MY HUBBY’S OTHER OLDER BROTHER:

THE COMPLETED PROJECT:

SUPPLY LIST

Frames – Walmart
Paint – Whatever I had in my ‘stash’
Fonts – Too many to name and I forget what I used (It was almost a year ago)
Word ArtBethany Harty except for the ones on the hubby’s brothers pics which I did myself
Songs –
Lost by Michael Buble
I’ll Stand By You by Glee Cast
My Wish by Rascal Flatts
Super Trouper by Abba
Piano Man by Billy Joel
My Sister by Reba McEntire
There Goes My Life by Kenny Chesney
All Star by Smashmouth
Code Monkey by Jonathon Coulton
Home by Daughtry

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