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January 04, 2011



This is an AWESOME idea. . .I started scrapbooking them *years* ago. . .and now am years behind -- ha! Might be our activity for tomorrow :)


Getting ready to work on mine!! Thank you for sharing.

Maria G

Great Idea!!


great idea! wish i had that idea sooner! I still have this years cards and might just start a new tradition with our xmas cards. would be nice to put our own card on the front cover of the book. Thanks for sharing!

Cindy Sandelin

I love it! I had a question from a reader, just yesterday,asking what she could do with Christmas cards she wanted to keep! I found your blog and idea and featured you on my blog! I hope you get a chance to check it out sometime!


Well now I know what to do with this years cards! Thanks!


What size book clips did yo uuse?


This is a fabulous idea - I'm going to use it for all the wedding and shower cards I have. I couldn't bear to throw them away, but they've been sitting in a box for over a year!


I gave this a shot after seeing it on Pinterest. So simple... it's genius! My little guys just love flipping through the books and seeing themselves and cousins. I posted about it on my blog today and linked back to you...


Love this idea!! I have been brainstorming what to do with our old cards for a while now and haven't settled on something I really like. This just made the top of the list.


What do you do with birth announcements, custom photo birthday invitations, moving announcements, etc. ... Similar in type to these Christmas cards, but no annual holiday to whip them all out. Do you think it would work if I just made books per year and included all announcements, bday invites, christmas cards, etc. So that my non-christmas cards aren't left out?

(I've included my email address if you want to email me back :D

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