Scrapbooking as Art

This post is for Angela, who asked to see the scrapbook I did for Ellie's Nutcracker Ballet performances these past two years.  I have to say upfront that I'm not much of a scrapbooker — I lack the meticulous attention to detail and neatness — but I had a lot of fun putting this together for her.  I wanted something that would help her remember for her full life the fun of being the star, but also the joy of friends and accomplishing something as a group.

The Balanchine version of the ballet that she danced in has a "Marie" not a "Clara" but is similar in other regards.

  • The story
  • Checkin
  • Opening night
  • Battle
  • Marie
  • Waltzoftheflowers
  • The end
The end

11 thoughts on “Scrapbooking as Art

  1. Ellie’s book is delightful! She will cherish it for many years to come! You did a great job! Congrats again to Ellie, the star!!

  2. oh wow!! Joyce it is wonderful and will be such a keep sake for Ellie!!! Nice work! What memories for her…i think they will definitely last a life time for her!

  3. Lovely, heartwarming, memorable–words cannot describe this scrapbook. Ellie looks stunning and is growing up so quickly. Before you know it, you’ll be looking for colleges for her.

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