So I am admittedly more nostalgic than most of my friends. I love talking about "The Good Ole Days" (which in my case is the late 70's to early 90's :P): toys and cartoons, clothes and hair, movies and music, etc and so forth. My friends typically humor me until their eyes glaze over and they turn the car radio up louder until I stop talking but it's cool. I've come to realize that I may be the only one to remember half the things I talk about which leads me to wonder, "Am I the only one?" (Wow, a questioning wonderment...how very Carrie Bradshaw of me)
Anyhoo, case in point: slam books. These little beauties were something we did in junior high. We took a notebook and wrote one question on each page (What's you favorite band/color/movie, etc and the best one: Who do you have a crush on? hee hee). You sign your name on the first page and the number by your name is the line you write your answer on for the rest of the pages. We passed it around during classes and then when you got it back you had all of these entries from different people.
So when I got the "Hot for Teacher" kit from Gauche Alchemy, it screamed "Slam Book" to me. Instead of using a spiral notebook however, I decided to make a mini paper bag album. I also added some tags and these were fun to make. I decided to create the tags (and the album) as a tween might do it, drawing on people's yearbook pictures and things like that. :P Making this little book reminded me of years past and how simple crafting can be when you're young, full of stickers, glitter and Sharpies. :D
It's not the fanciest thing I've ever made but I like it. It also made me wonder, what else is there that escapes the memory of everyone but me???
The Great Space Coaster?
(P.S.-This may be TMI, but did any other gal out there have issues with Hypercolor...uh..."hypercoloring" along the chestular region of their shirt?)
*sigh* Must just be me...