Recollections: A Scrapbook and Guide of Creating Your Own Family Album
- Publish Date: 2000-06-15
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Sallyann Murphey;Sallyann J. Murphey
Inspired by the Metcalfe Family Album--the remarkable chronicle of six generations told through each woman's mementos, recipes, crafts, letters, and journal entriesand offered in response to frequent demand, Recollections is a complete kit to help anyone create a family album to pass on through the generations. The album has a sturdy cloth spine and 100 pages of archival-quality paper to stand the test of time, all protected in a durable box with a satin lifting ribbon. Decorated with lovely vintage-style collage art, it can be personalized with tickets, letters, photos, official documents, recipes, drawings, pressed flowers, and of coursee, journal entries to tell the story of each year in the family's life. Murphey's guidebook ot creating a tradition of the family album walks us through the process and includes inspiring quotations from the Metcalfe Family Album. She tells the story behind her creation of the Metcalfe history, and how the process revealed the many ways such a family heirloom can be an insightful, moving, and invaluable treasure. Each generation lives, loves, and moves on. What they leave behind inspires all who follow. Recollections offers the place to set it all down for the years to come.