Monday, September 29, 2008

Mia @ 35 - An ABC Album

This is a 6x6 album I created to commemorate my 35th year. My birthday was last February but as early as January, I had been planning to create this. And finally I have succeeded in finishing the album! The album is in ABC format. I just listed things that I am thankful for. Here is a glimpse of all my blessings. :-)

Title: Mia @ 35
Materials: Bazzil cardstock, Prima papers and flowers, Queen&Co. brads, Inque Boutique letter stamps, American Crafts stickers, Fiskars Lace Puncher, Carl Corner Rounder, Staedler Pen, Colorbox ink, Acrylic letters
Journaling: God has been so good to me. Thirty-five years of life, love and laughter. I created this ABC album to document a glimpse of these blessings. There is just so much to be thankful for.

A - Alyssa, so adorable!
B - Breastfeeding and bonding and bliss!
C - Carrier a.k.a. sling or pouch
D - Daughters, all three of them
E - Embrace
F - Friends
G - Good Health
H - Home, our first!
I - Imagination and creativity
J - Journals a.k.a. my scrapbooks and layouts
K - Kisses
L - Lechon from Cagayan de Oro
M - Married to Mier, my bestfriend
N - Nadine, my beautiful firstborn
O - Out of Town trips
P - Parents for their support and generosity
Q - Quiet Moments
R - Raya, my precious princess
S - Sisters, Mabel and Marla
T - Thirty toes -- perfection!
U - Unconditional Love
V - Voices of my girls -- talking, singing, laughing
W - Water
X - Xtraordinary children
Y - Years, 35 to be exact
Z - Zzz, time to sleep, time for me to scrap!


bjay said...

I really love this, mia! sana I can be able to make one like this in my lifetime :) haha.

Liza said...

love this mia! a lot to be thankful for and you've really shown it with this priceless album!

cabbie lopez said...

thanks for the very very beautiful inspiration!!! this abc mini surely will be cherished and when your children look back at this creation in the future, i am sure they will smile and even shed tears of joy!

Mia Castrillo said...

Thanks Bjay, Liza and Cabbie! I'm just so happy that I was able to finally finish this. :-) Sobrang late na nga eh. :-)

Maybelle said...

This is fabulous, Mia! And I thought ABC books are just for kids. Yours is certainly an inspiration.

Mia Castrillo said...

Thanks Maybelle! Kakataba naman ng puso. :-) I got the inspiration for this album from Simple Scrapbooks Album Shortcuts. Really love that magazine. :-)