After the Summer Fun

This was our Summer Fun List last year. The kids thought it was really fun to have it hanging in the dining room. They would look at it and decide what they wanted to do that day.

As we did each activity we would take down the generic picture and put up a picture of our family.

Now what do I do with all the pictures? Hmmm! Make an album. I decided on a really simple album, just using white cardstock as the pages.

I cut the cardstock to album size, attached the pictures, punched the holes and that was it. I like that our Summer Fun List is now documented in pictures for the kids to look at again and again.

The front of the album was too plain for me so I covered it with some fun fabric using mod podge.

Fold in the corners first, then all the sides, securing them with mod podge.

Add ribbon to cover the seams, then mod podge a piece of fabric to the inside to finish off the album.

That’s it! Tomorrow I’ll show you our Summer Fun List for this year.

I’m linking to these awesome blog parties:

Show and Tell Saturday at Be Different Act Normal
Topsy Turvy Tuesday at I’m Topsy Turvy
Hoo’s Got Talent at Night Owl Crafting
Friday Flair at I Heart Naptime

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{ 5 comments… add one }
  • Susan July 9, 2011, 3:23 am

    I love the clothes line photo display! Soooo simple but so great! Everyone gets to enjoy the pics before you put them in the album and then you’re ready to display some more…. how simple and super!

  • Gośka July 9, 2011, 1:38 pm

    Great idea! Simple and and effective way to do photo album
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  • Roeshel July 9, 2011, 7:05 pm

    What a fun idea! Love it!
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  • Sam July 12, 2011, 4:30 am

    This is such a great idea! I love having photo’s on display!
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  • ashlee July 18, 2011, 1:41 pm

    love it! I never print off pictures since I went digital and i love that the whole family can enjoy reliving their favorite summer moments with this banner! I’m featuring this tonight on Topsy Turvy Tuesday’s! thanks for linking up!
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