Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Memory Jar

For my nephew's birthday I gave my sister in law this memory jar of her baby shower:

The label on the jar is made with the stamp set Baby Prints, Apothecary Accents Framelits and the new Pretty Print embossing folder.  I attached the label to the jar with sticky strip (nothing else would adhere to the smooth curved glass surface).  I made a small heart garland around the top using the small heart punch and strung them together with fishing line, which is tied to the hinge at the back of the jar.
The top of the jar is decorated with the adorable feet from the Baby Prints stamp set, the blue scallop circle is from the Perfect Pennants Bigz L die.
I printed off some wallet sized photos from the shower and used them to make a really simple accordion fold photo album which is made with two 12" strips of whisper white cardstock joined in the middle with a little bit of Designer Series Paper.  The photos are attached with all of our different Designer Washi Tapes.
One side of the album has the portrait photos, the other side has the landscape photos. 
At the shower, guests were asked to write notes to the mother-to-be.  The notes are inside these skinny envelopes.  These were placed inside the jar with the photos.
Do you have an event or memory that needs to be documented?  A memory jar is a fun way to keep that memory, and it's also less overwhelming than a traditional scrapbook can sometimes be.
Go stamp something!


  1. What a great project! I bet it was fun!

  2. This memory jar is really awesome. Great ideas. I really liked the accordian book Diane. TFS.