My Disney mini album which I shared a sneak peek of last week, is still a work in progress. The original idea came to me a couple of months ago when I saw the 7gypsies Envelope Album while shopping on Two Peas. I thought it would be fun to use an envelope per day to record our trip.
I added only a strip of patterned paper across the bottom of each envelope, inked the flap and added a number for the corresponding date in order to leave plenty of space for my journaling. I made sure to pack an archival pen with it so I could sit down every night and write about the day. To often I worry about my journaling looking and sounding “perfect.” It was nice to relax and just write about the highlights of the day that struck me at the time.
Then, I used the pockets to stash bits of memorabilia from the day. For example, on the 2nd, we received surprise fastpasses to Mickey’s Philharmagic that we didn’t use so I stuck them in the album: