…a time to search and a time to give up,
a time to keep and a time to throw away.
As we near the end of the Organizing Your Photos series, it’s time we talk about one of the best things about photos:
Photos can replace bulkier stuff.
Do you have souvenirs from vacations that you’re ready to let go? Take pictures and put them in a vacation album.
Do you have 20 t-shirts from high school that you can’t throw away? Take pictures—or get pictures of you in them—and make a little high school album. (Or, yes, you can make a quilt.)
Do you have several tubs full of your kids’ school projects, papers, and Mother’s Day art? Take pictures, or shrink the art on a copier, and make an album for each child.
Do you have boxes and boxes of belongings that use to belong to a beloved relative? Take pictures of the items that have deep meaning for you or for them, then place the pictures in an album and write a few sentences about each picture. Then bless others with those things by giving them away.