Exactly at the first second of my birthday my hubby surprised me with a big bouquet of 40 big red roses:
The mail brought a lot of cards, most of them home-made cards thanks to the swap-girls from Scrapfever and my mother (lol):
The rest of my birthday was a normal day as always. I didn't plan a big party, my hubby had to go to work, my kids argued all the time as always and there were some household chores to do as well. I went to puppy training with Timo in the evening and I had invited friends to have a cup of coffee later that evening.
But turning 40 is also a great startingpoint for new intentions: I decided to be more active on my Facebook account. Facebook is all over the internet nowadays and I have tried to ignore it for a long time. It is a great way to stay in touch with friends after all!
And I made my own smashbook! I saw this Youtube video about K&Company's Smashbook a while ago:
And I thought: Fun! But why on earth should you buy a smashbook if it is so much more fun to create your own?? So I collected all my scraps of scrapbookpaper, cut these into smaller pieces and used my BindItAll to bind the pages. I added some journaling tags, created pockets, added plastic cardholders and more. I glued down some words from magazine to use as prompts.
Here are some pictures:
(the front...still to be decorated...)
(I already filled one page!)
My intention with this smashbook is to jot down thoughts, memories, quotes, etc. the next 365 days. It must be fun to read this book again when I'm sixty or even older and to see how I looked upon life when I was forty! I plan to write something every day. Someday this will only be one word or a ticket or a picture glued down, other days I will write a whole story. I can add pages, tags, envelopes...anything so just let see what happens!
I have been carving a lot of stamps this week. Can't show you yet...but I can ensure you....I had a lot of fun!!!! To be continued!