Over the last four years, I have barely scrapped a paper page, even though it is my most favorite hobby.
I have resolved that this year will be 100% different.
This year, along with my Project Life book, I plan to go back and record as much as I can with the photos I have from the last… 9 1/2 years of my marriage! Yikes. Obviously, I need to streamline my artistic process to make a dent in this goal.
I have two pages that I did make in 2011 that I wanted to share, because I think that they are closer to what I’ve always wanted then ever before. Yay!
I will certainly try this minimal style out on other pages, because it’s fast and pretty. Also, if I want to I can make clusters of paper, stickers and stitches and save them for just the right page!
I know I will be repeating this layered look—a lot.
I’m still working on learning to love my own handwriting. Sigh. That is a work in progress.
I’m using my daily journals for Project Life and Writing Motherhood to practice my style and hoping for the best. But I started to also run papers through the printer and I think I will be experimenting more with that. My goal is to record our memories—not worry about my art or even having my handwriting on a page. I need to stop letting these things hold me back from doing what I love and what I think is most important with this hobby. It’s not about impressing other people… it’s about recording life. Of course I want to be happy with my work, too. And scraplifting is one way to get there!
Sigh. Now, back to work! Deadlines, deadlines. They are keeping me from playing more!