Hi folks. There are a bunch of random questions out there and I’d like to get back with you on a few of those today. If you have asked me a really pressing question in previous Comments, and I’ve missed it, feel free to ask me in the Comments for this post. We’ll play a little bit of catch-up. If I don’t respond to your question, I either don’t know the answer or I simply don’t have time to answer them all (the latter is likely).
Q: What album is that on the cover of the new issue?
A: It’s the We R Memory Keepers 3-ring leather binder. My favorite for our family albums & all the kids’ albums too.
On a funny note, the picture they chose for the March issue cover shot is so funny to us, because Claire is so proud of her tongue and how she can touch her nose with it. So it’s really sweet that she happened to be doing that when the kids were looking at the scrapbook during this photo shoot. What you can’t tell, is that Porter was actually laughing so hard in the picture too. There were some really silly pictures on that layout. : )
Q: What camera do you use?
A: I shoot with the Nikon D90 (made the switch from Canon because this camera shoots video in amazing SLR quality) and I also keep my point & shoot in my bag at all times. That one is the Canon Powershot SD900.
Q: How did you hang your Christmas cards?
A: Scotch tape. Not a single bit of paint has peeled off over the past few years. The paint on our walls is Dunn-Edwards (and the color is Oak Harbor).
Q: What are your favorite home fragrances?
A: I have liked Gold Canyon candles for years, but I’ve recently found myself experimenting with different ways of making our home smell yummy. One is melting blocks of wax with products from Scentsy and another is burning oils from The Body Shop or Bath & Body. What’s the fragrance in our home right now? A mixture of 2 oils from The Body Shop: Satsuma & Summer Fruit.
Q: What do you do with all the Christmas cards you get?
A: In our on-going chronological family albums, it’s been a tradition of mine to display all the pictures from family & friends on a handful of layouts each Christmastime. As for the cards … I throw them away (actually, we recycle). Gasp! I know. But it’s the truth. Here’s a visual of what those layouts look like.
So here’s the thing. Since I’ve transformed my approach to our family scrapbooks (from scrapbooking layouts of themes & events to the Project 365 concept) … I actually have no idea what I’m doing with the Christmas card pictures from loved ones now. I’m just sitting on that one I guess. Haven’t prioritized figuring it out just yet. In the meantime, here are the pictures from 2007 & 2008 … waiting for me to do something.
Any ideas? What are YOU doing with the pictures you get? And PS – I will have to show you what I do with the baby, graduation, and wedding annoncements we receive. That’s a little system in itself.