A Big “Mini” Book

I just finished this mini book tonight, although I hesitate to call it “mini”. It’s an 8 x 8 book but its huge! I put way to many pages in it. I love it though, it is all about the trip we took last summer to Yellowstone National Park. I have been saving things for it all year and been meaning to finish it long before now. Ironically, it was exactly a year ago today that we left for our trip!

I’m only going to post a few pics of it here, but there are more on the mini books page

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I added all kinds of stuff to this. I picked up brochures and newspapers at Yellowstone when we were there so I cut various tid bits out of those that I wanted to use. I also used postcards, decals, and even a little brown paper bag I got from the giftstore there. the pages are all various sizes and the embellishments are totally mixed up. As I mentioned in a previous post, I’m all about using up my stash right now. So I hauled everything out that I wanted to use and spread it all over the floor in my scrap room. What a disaster it looks like!

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Yikes.

Here are some photos of what the room looked like before I made it look like a minor explosion happened in there… and to think that in the next few days all of this stuff will be packed up in boxes….I’ll miss this room.

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Did you notice that there are mini books everywhere around the room? And that doesn’t include the bookshelf full of them in the living room and the basket full of them on the floor. What on earth am I going to do with them all? I sure hope my mum won’t mind getting a whole bunch next week!

Anyway, I should get off the computer now and get to work on cleaning up my lovely mess…

Just a couple cute kitty pics I took yesterday:

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