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I had so much fun making this little altered book using 4 x 6 photos. On cardstock, I printed out tags from various kits and cut them out and then went crazy with the stapler, ribbon, tags and photos. Everything was just stapled in, right on top of the plastic page protectors, even the photos! All the bows were just scraps of ribbons or strips of fabric from my sewing cupboard.

Journaling reads:
When it comes to doing your chores your chores you’ve got every excuse in the book
I love your curious mind, your creative thinking and all of your inventions. I love that when you decide to do a job you are fast and a really good worker. There is nothing that brings me more joy than being your mom.

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    You have so HIT IT OUT OF THE BALLPARK with this LO! I can so remember when my DS was 8, oh the excuses,
    the excuses! What a fun way to capture this stage! A++
    I love it :) This such a happy, colorful layout - well done!!!
    Paula, this is phenominal!!!!! I loved this right away when I saw it in the newsletter today!!!! Just love all the wonderful ribbons and different papers you've used. It's so bright, whimsical and full of youthful energy!!!! WELL DONE!!!!!
    Your creativity never ceases to amaze me! What a fun idea and layout! Love the colors!
    Paula, you are so creative! I love the idea of doing a whole LO on why he doesn't want to do his chores! Someday he will look at this a just crack up! Your idea of using the journal with the tabs and the picture laying on top of it all is genius. As always, fantastic work!
    Paula, you are just so all-around talented. Digital, hybrid, crafts, raising SEVEN kids....-you can do it all!
    This is so fun and I just love all the detail you put into it!
    That book looks totally awesome. And I love LOVe how you used it in a layout, too.
    This is so much fun, I love how you incorporated your real journal into this page...what an eye for color you have my dear!! (and everything else..you rock to some awesome music!)