Vacation Photo Book

When I go on vacation I tend to take A LOT of photos, but when I get home my photos are usually relegated to the depths of my SD card or, if they are lucky, my hard drive. With all the post vacation tasks waiting for me when I get home–sorting and responding to email, catching up at work, unpacking from vacation, etc.–doing something with my photos is often simply not a priority.  I have tried to make vacation scrapbooks in the past, but never seem to be able to actually finish a book. (This is a pervasive problem as I have been married almost two years and I still haven’t gotten around to making my wedding album!)

For my recent California vacation (which I blogged about here and here) I decided to break this vicious cycle and create a quick photo book of vacation highlights.

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Vacation Recap: Part II: San Francisco, California

As promised, here is part two of my recap of Jaime and my recent California vacation.  (If you missed it, you can read part one here.)  After spending a few days in the Sonoma and Napa area, we headed back to San Francisco for a few days.  I’ve already shared a bit of serendipitous crafting that I did at the Asian Art Museum so I just wanted to share a few additional photos of activities we enjoyed in San Francisco.

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Vacation Crafting: Embossed Metal Drawing

Jaime and I were on vacation in Sonoma, Napa, and San Francisco last week. We are back home now, but I picked up a lot of good ideas for cooking and crafting during our vacation and I am looking forward to sharing some of them with you.  I’ll also be sharing some of the highlights from our time in California once I have had a chance to sort through my photos and get readjusted to East Coast time.

In the meantime, I wanted to share this simple craft that I did on our vacation.

Embossed Metal Drawing

Yes, I managed to unexpectedly get a bit of crafting in on our vacation.  Here’s how the serendipitous crafting happened:

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