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Time in a Bottle

     Aloha, it's Gia ! If I could put time in a bottle, I would keep my youngest son five for another hundred years. But the summer has to come to an end and he has to go to kindergarten and all of my children have to keep growing and learning their own lessons in life. All I can do is be there for them and be their safety net, their comfort zone, a lighthouse when they are out there in dense fog and uncharted waters. That's why I make scrapbooks. To remember these moments of our lives. I even really put a little note in the bottle! 

Glitz Design paper layers are called layers for a reason- they are great for tucking in behind an edge. This one of the Hula Dancer is from the Happy Travels pack. This image tells me when this photo was taken we were living in Hawaii- although I usually sign and date my pages on the back.

The lovely scalloped papers you see here are from the Glitz Designs line called Uncharted Waters. I hope he will always know that whenever he feels lost, dreams can provide a map!

Collage images are a wonderful way to tell your story. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words! You can find the adorable little bottles here. How do you put time in a bottle with your art? 


  1. So delightful and so heartfelt. Mom's are the guiding stars in our lives. THANKS FOR SHARING


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