Skip to main content

Father's Day Album

I am in rush mode. We are going on vacation soon.

But before we leave, I absolutely have to show you a project I have been working on.

A work friend of mine asked me to create a scrapbook for her beloved for Father's Day. I have never made something for someone else before. {Maybe I should clarify that. I have made things for other people. I have made it for them, with them in mind. This is the first time I have made something for someone else without knowing the person who is getting the gift.}

I am about finished with the entire thing. Of course I keep tinkering with the album and will probably keep tinkering until the moment I pass it off.

Overall, I am so pleased with how it turned out. I am excited to show it to you!

The theme of the album is red, black, brown, and cream. It was a chipboard book we found at Hobby Lobby.


Page 1
Page 2
Page 3
Page 4
Pages 5 and 6

Page 7
Page 8
Page 9
Page 10 and 11
Page 12

Page 13

Page 14

Pages 15 and 16

Page 17

  There you have it! I hope it's new owner is going to love it! And since Father's Day is still a few weeks away, you have time to make the man in your life something special!

I have linked up!

{Junk in their Trunk}

Pink Cricut: Link It Up Tuesday

Under The Table and Dreaming

Sumo's Sweet Stuff: Market Yourself Monday

Serendipity and Spice: Manic Monday

Six Sisters' Stuff: Strut Your Stuff Saturday Link Party

Tatortots and Jello


  1. It's beautiful,Pam
    Cathy Roberts

  2. Cute !!! This are so creative thanks for the pictures. I'm a new blog follower from the Six Sisters blog hop. I would love if you followed me back at

  3. What an awesome mini- it's hard to make something like that for someone else, but you did a FANTASTIC job! Thanks for partying with us this week!

  4. Wow, that took some work. Very nice! We are so glad you joined our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday". We love to see all of the great recipes and ideas!! Thanks and we hope to see you again next week! -The Sisters


Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

My Weekend Project: A PVC Camping Lamp Post and Flag Holder

I have seen a few of these around campsites and I knew I would like to have one. The only problem that I had is The Husband.

He already thinks we drag too much stuff with us when we go camping and if I had told him my desire to have a PVC Camping Light Pole he would have shut it down quickly!

So, that leaves a girl with only one choice: Figure out how to do it by herself.

I did some internet searching and found a few road maps on RV forums. They seemed easy enough!

I visited the local hardware store for the supplies:

An exterior post lantern light2 inch PVC pipe (I used 5 feet but had to purchase a 10 foot piece)A 3 inch toilet flangeA 3 inch to 2 inch ReducerPVC GlueA 12 foot electric cord kit2 - 3/4 inch PVC Caps I also used a few supplies we already had on hand:

White Spray Paint

3 1/2 foot - 3/4 inch PVC PipeDrill Bits (1 inch and 1/2 inch)Tent Stakes

The first step was preparing the lantern light. I could only find black in the store and I knew I wanted all white. I covered the gla…

Liver Cheese: A Family Tradition

Today is an anniversary date. One of those dates you wish you did not have to remember but there is no way you can forget. 
Fifteen years ago today,two days after his birthday, my father died of lung cancer. He was a lifelong smoker and his cancer was aggressive. His battle was short. He fought for six short months after his diagnosis. He knew the chemo was not working and that his time was limited. When he came to this realization he became the best dad in the world. 
In the days before my father's passing, my family shared some memorable moments. One of those moments centers around the deli meat: Liver Cheese.I would not be surprised if you have never heard of it, or even never tasted it. But I was raised on it as it was one of my Dad's favorite things. 
What is it? Well, it is a German food that is actually called Leberkase. It is bacon, corned beef, pork, and onion that is ground together and baked. It comes with a lard ring around the meat {which kinda grosses me out, so …

Camping Activity: Wood Chip Necklaces

My worry in taking a wide range of kids camping is that the younger kids would be happy just playing together but the older ones, the one's in that awkward pre-teen/teen age, would think everything was so uncool they would just sit around and mope. So I designed a few activities that would hopefully get them up, participating, and moving.

 I came home from work a few weeks before the Family Camp-out and found my neighbors had trimmed their tree limbs and piled the mess in my yard. I refrained from getting angry. Over a nice dinner, I asked The Husband to help me with a little project.

He looked at me in disgust. I was pulling him away from ESPN to help with an unnecessary camping craft.

 I admit I did some begging. In the end, The Husband borrowed his father's chainsaw and decided to help me cut medallions out of a limb.  His mood started changing, quickly.{I then begged him to let me try my hand at the chainsaw, but he would not let budge on that one. I had to settle for hol…