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Friday, March 16, 2012

BABY BOOKS FOR BUCHA

For a number of years now our church has engaged in the western tradition of baby showers. Several years back when I was first invited to these showers I saw that each lady would write out their congratulations on a piece of paper. Then they would go around the room speaking these and eventually give the pieces of paper to the expectant mom as a keepsake. It didn't take me long to realize those little flimsy pieces of paper would end up in the back of a drawer and eventually be thrown out. So, what you see below is an example of the little keepsake I make for each one now. Mind you I am not a "scrapbooker," but I am preserving a memory for these ladies. Just another one of the fun ministry things I do.

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

What fun. We should do more of this art booking when you are back in the states.

AW

Shallale said...

Great mini book. My eyes travel with delight to each page. These ladies are lucky to have you preserving their children memories for them.

pattisjarrett said...

What a sweet treasure. That's a wonderful gift.

Diane Lithgow said...

This is the most thougthful idea I have seen. I love that they write the blessing down as words can so easily be forgotten. I might have to make a little one for one of our teachers.
Diane (Swap-bot didi-beadwork.blogspot.com)

Coleen said...

Well I would love to AW, but your blog comment says "Anonymous" so I don't know who you are????

Nathalie Thompson said...

What a beautiful gift! I bet these books bless the recipients
:)!

Jessica said...

What a wonderful idea and gift. I think those pages came out nicely.

~J3ss1ca (Swap-Bot)

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