Postcards provide glimpses into long-ago adventures, and their dashed-off notes are lasting links to family and friends. Design a scrapbook just for them, complete with windows revealing the front and back of each card. Ours are framed, labeled, and dated.
When you were young, cookies, birthday cakes, and holiday treats may have seemed to appear magically from your mother's kitchen. Now you know they took time, planning, and recipes. Preserve those memories by gathering your favorite dessert recipes into a book to share with your siblings.
Here's a way to create a scrapbook that's as special as the photos and other keepsakes it holds. Start with a fabric-covered album, and personalize it with decorative touches. We modified this one in two ways: covering the plain pages with patterned papers and adding a metallic monogram to the cover.