Removing pictures from Photo Album sticky pages

Everybody has them.  Those photo albums with the  thin piece of film over a sticky page.  The photos would stick nicely and you could even write something on the page, all protected by that thin filmy page.   That was 20 + years ago.    Unfortunately those pristine pages have turned into brown fading messes. Don’t worry, there are several…

Think about the Future

You should be feeling pretty good about your project now.  You’re turning your unruly piles into smaller boxes. Each box has a common theme. Now you should be thinking about longevity.  You want to preserve your items in the best way possible.      Here are some DONT’S:  Don’t store photos in attics, basements, sheds or other places…

Taming the Chaos part 2

Welcome back!  I hope by now you’ve started sorting your boxes from grandma’s attic and have a bit of calm for the chaos.  You may not have an office to devote to your project but you should carve out a spot that won’t be disturbed. It’s fine if your Sorting space  looks more like this.         …

Taming the Chaos part 1

Congratulations, you are the proud owner of 62 boxes of photographs, slides, negatives and other mementos from grandma’s attic.    You remember this picture don’t you?  You’re probably feeling overwhelmed and already exhausted just thinking about sorting through the boxes.  Don’t worry, you can do this.    The first thing you need is a PLAN.  Grab a cup of tea…

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