I wanted to show you one of the projects we are doing with the girls this weekend -- Mini Camp Smash Books.
You guys! Don't you love smash books?! I have a whole board on Pinterest of smash book ideas -- many of them from my friend Emma. I mean, I guess we're friends -- she used to babysit for us when she was young, but now she has an adorable baby of her own and she makes THE CUTEST smash book pages. I love her. So anyway -- if you haven't heard of them, Smash books are basically a return to old-school scrapbooking only waaaay cuter.
The idea began with this cute project from Dandee:
Adorable. I thought it would be fun to go beyond the journal idea and let the girls start their own mini smash books with memories and mementos from Girls Camp. We bought the mini notebooks here. I drew up some word art of the camp theme and made copies they can paste into their own books if they want.
We have all kinds of washi tape, post-it notes, ribbons and other cool stuff they can use to create some fun pages and get ideas for other things they can do when they get home. These are a few of the pages I threw together as examples: