Anniversary Book

Anniversary Scrapbook

My husband and I just celebrated our 38th wedding anniversary!?  How can that be…when I still consider myself to be a forty-something?  The numbers just don’t crunch!

But I am the luckiest girl alive because I am truly married to my BEST Friend!

I decided to make a little scrapbook because of a fun little idea that I saw on Pinterest, it uses all kinds of numbers and I knew that my husband would love it!Anniversary BookThis is a really fun book to make.  I learned how to make the book itself from a tutorial from Heidi Swapp.  This book can lay flat or you can stand it up in a circle and display it like this:

circle book

Here are a few of the pages from this book:

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As I said, my husband is quite a “numbers” guy, so I knew that he would get a kick out of some of these pages!

anniversary bookIt starts out with 38 years…

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Then goes to the number of days…  several of these pages have pockets and I have added many layers of tags and pictures throughout the whole book.

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We then move onto the number of hours… and 10 words about him.

anniversary bookAfter that we have “numerous” perfect days!

anniversary bookNext comes the number of children and grandchildren.  This pocket is chuck full of pictures of the grandkids and fun little quotes.

anniversary bookThe last page I have my forever number!  Some of the other pages included the number of houses and cities that we have lived in and the number of pets that we have had!  Just a fun little walk down memory lane!

So do any of you have an anniversary or big birthday coming up for someone that you love…so that you could make one of these super fun circle books?  It really was a fun project and since I don’t scrapbook that much any more, it was real treat for me to be able to put this book together!

And I just thought you might want to see how I scrapbook:scrapbook roomJust keeping it real here!  But I do have to say, that I did not buy one thing for this book!  I used everything that I already had!  I don’t know if that is a compliment or if I am just showing how much scrapbook crap I am hoarding!  :)

Thanks for visiting today!

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13 thoughts on “Anniversary Scrapbook

  1. Your special book will one day be a family heirloom….so precious and personal. You are amazing Rita. My congratulations to you both as you celebrate 38 happy years!

  2. CONGRATS!! Les and I are coming up on 50 years this November. Hopefully, i’ll get my creative juices flowing and put together a memory book. Thanks for sharing your project AND encouraging me to create my own!!
    Big hugs!
    Sue

    1. Congrats goes out to you in November! That is quite an accomplishment! I hope that you can get a book made too, they really are fun to make!

    1. Thanks Allison, this really was a fun book to make, if you have any occasion to make one of these, I highly recommend it! :)

  3. What a sweet gift to give hubby and to remember all the fun you’ve had over 38 years! Thanks for sharing at the Creative Ways Link Party!
    Blessings,
    Nici

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