15 March 2011

My First Off The Page

Hi everyone,
As you may now be aware, I became an auntie again yesterday. For the 9th time in fact. The new arrival Kaleaha is doing very well and so far seems to be a very lazy, sleepy bubs. But who can blame her with all the effort it takes to arrive.

So I started work on my first OTP album on the weekend, thinking I had plenty of time with bubs not due to arrive until the 24th or thereabouts. Its lucky I started when I did, since she was 10 days early. I purchased the Kaiser basics BABY album from Scrapbooking Haven at a bargain price, along with the cute baby charm and the Kaiser chipboards.  The rest was from my stash.

Here is the completed album:
And lots of close up pics:

I printed some details about the birth, including her weight, length and exact time of birth just as a nice keepsake too. This was on vellum with a butterfly print.
Its impossible to see but the butterfly is actually embossed with polka dots. Its part of one of the newer cuttlebug cut and emboss sets. The letters for the name were also made with the cuttlebug.
Here you can see the polka dots a bit better.

So while its fairly basic, I am quite proud of my very first off the page attempt. Not as hard as I expected it would be. Let me know what you think. I'm linking it up to the Memories By Christine March Scrap Party, which is baby themed so get your baby albums linked up.
Can't wait to give it to my sister now, even though its more designed as a keepsake for Kaleaha herself when she is older. I've stated in the wording that these photos were taken on the day she was born, which is pretty special.


Sheila said...

Congrats! A beautiful keepsake for your niece.

MBC Scrapbooking said...

Beautiful album- congratulations on becoming an aunt! I featured this tonight:) Thank you for linking up!