Making a Scrapbook for Mom

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Are you struggling with a gift idea for mom on Mother’s Day? Why not make her a scrapbook, a gift from the heart. You may think that you need lots of money and lots of time to make a scrapbook, right? Nope. Making a scrapbook for your mom isn’t that hard and is rather inexpensive. Here is how to make a scrapbook for mom for Mother’s Day.

Involve the whole family– Gather pictures from everyone in the family to include in the scrapbook, including dad, siblings and grandparents. You don’t have to just stick with pictures either. You can include the concert ticket stub when you and your mom went to see Joan Jett or the picture of your sister’s footprints at her birth.

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Choose the right pictures– You want to include in the scrapbook, pictures from the important events in life, including your birth, your brother’s graduation, dad’s work promotion or your grandparents 50th wedding anniversary. Also, include holiday pictures like Thanksgiving, Easter, Christmas and Halloween.

Choose the ideal theme– You should have sort of theme for your scrapbook for mom. Once you have a theme, you can easily showcase all of your favorite photos and memories. Some ideas for themes include: Things I Love About You- touching tribute to your mom’s best qualities, The ABC’s of Motherhood- showcase memories, facts and quotes about mom or Happy Childhood Memories- sweet trip down memory lane.

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Personalize the pictures– You can personalize the pictures with notes, poems and/or quotes. Here are a few quotes to get you started: “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness,” by author Honore de Balzac, “God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers,” a Jewish proverb and “I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life,” by Abraham Lincoln.

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