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A Scrap Book Of Memories With The Canon PIXMA MG7120 #CanonPIXMA

Children can be very artistic and creative, and it’s a great joy for me as a mom to have my son come home from school with presents for me that he made in school, or to spend an afternoon creating some art or doing a craft project together. Overtime, my almost four year old son made an entire bureau full of artwork, and my drawers and shelves and walls were entirely full and covered with what would become the pages of our scrapbook of memories.

autumn crafts collage

I knew I couldn’t save it all, and the value of each was diminished in the pile, so I decided to save only the most significant (the first time he wrote his name, his first family drawing), and take photos of the rest for his scrap book, to save the memory and also save space. It was a great organizing tip I read somewhere, because a collage of photos of his craft projects is a single piece of paper, vs a stack in an already overfull shelf.

I print out the collages I create for my sons’ scrap books at home, so it’s especially wonderful to have a great color printer like the Canon PIXMA MG7120 Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One Printer to create vibrant images that really capture the beauty of my son’s creativity and fun, whether I am using photo paper or regular white paper.

This autumn, my son had a great time with crafts- from making a bean tail for his squirrel, to water painting leaves, making leaf wreaths, and much more. He cut and pasted and scrunched and painted and colored and drew, he loved every minute of it, and I captured as much as I could. I created a collage of some of our craft making images, and I printed out with the Canon PIXMA, ready to be hole-punched and added to his growing scrap book of childhood memories.

scrap book images

scrap book

The Canon PIXMA MG7120 Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One Printer can print from almost any gadget, without requiring a computer, such as a smart phone, tablet, or camera, so anytime you have a document, image or recipe you’d like to print out with the beautiful colors or fabulous grayscale range offered by the Canon Pixma, you can, with the PIXMA Cloud app. These images were printed on white printer paper and came out beautifully to me. Here is the printer in action:

cannon printing-3

Here is the very first photo I printed out with the Canon PIXMA MG7120 Color Photo Printer (I love it, it’s going to be the cover of his new, 4th year scrap book):

first color printer image


I participated in the post on behalf of Canon and Burst Media. Although I was compensated for my time and commitment, all opinions are my own.

  • That’s hands down one of the best pictures I’ve seen come out of a printer. Ours does a decent job on photo paper, but I think on regular paper it’s just so/so.

  • Donna

    What wonderful quality! We recently bought a new printer, but I wish I’d seen this first!

  • It looks like this printer does an amazing job! We print a ton of things, but these days it’s usually coupons and random paperwork. I know that will be changing soon as my kids begin to create more reports and school projects.

  • That’s a creative way to scrapbook memories. 🙂

  • What great photo quality and such a great way to keep memories.

  • We have a Canon printer and the quality of the images it prints is outstanding. I don’t think we’ll ever own another brand in the future.

  • The Canon looks like it prints out really great photos! I really need to get back into scrapbooking, I haven’t touched our family scrapbook in years!

  • That is such a great idea! I have a giant folder in my filing cabinet full of things from my son’s preschool class that I’ve been looking to do something with- I need to make those a collage & then start taking pictures of him crafting at home! You do the cutest things with your kids. 🙂

  • Oh my gosh I just love the scrapbook idea! My parents tossed all my things but a few stuff that they really wanted to keep and by the time they passed it was all torn, discolored and all. This is great for preserving all those beautiful memories!

  • This looks like such a great printer.

  • I seriously need to get back into scrapbooking as I use to love doing it. This printer looks amazing and I love how clear the images came out.

  • This is an amazing printer.

  • Your son is so beautiful! I take pics al the time too but I don’t do ANYTHING with them. 🙁 Every year, I intend on making photobooks … this printer would make it so easy!

  • We have a Canon PIXMA and it does a great job printing photos.

  • Fun idea! I need to do a better job of scrapbooking our memories.

  • I love my Canon Pixma printer! Looks like you are putting yours to good use.

  • Wow you can do some great things with this printer!!