I found the products called SMASH* on Pinterest. I fell in love with the concept. Its not about perfection or being artsy (which I am not) its about “SMASHING” stuff into a journal type book and using their clever accessories to create a beautiful “messy” scrapbook. I decided that it would be perfect for me. Here is a little video on the product and concept.
My first book is devoted to my mother. It’s been such fun and therapy for me to start this project! My mom saved EVERYTHING. She has over 67 years of every card we’ve ever given to her, momentos, documents, licenses, certificates, newspaper clippings, pictures and drawings tucked away. Its a SMASHING Gold Mine! Here’s what I’ve done so far: