..from my previous post (you can read it here) I thought I would highlight another subtle change that has been going on since I’ve moved apartments.
Recently (since the big move) I have been feeling like scrapbooking. That’s right, scrapbooking. I’m surprised I even remember how. Honestly, I scrapbooked a total of 2 times in 2011. Yup, 2 – once in February and once in November.
Anyways the other night I revisited these steps from November, dug out my supplies and put together a layout. Here is said layout:I don’t know if it is the fresh space, the time of year (the end of winter, various fashion weeks around the world providing endless inspiration) or what. I also need to take a minute to acknowledge Vee’s role in my coming back to scrapbooking. Her layouts are always killer, and there is something about them that when I look at them I want to make some of my own. Finally it just got to be too much and I couldn’t look at anymore without playing with paper myself. Check her out, her layouts are like medicine for the uninspired scrapper. Also, the girls at The Dares have been back at it semi-regularly. So check them out too. I was pretty surprised at how easily this came together really easily. Taking my own advice, I didn’t think too much, I just went ahead and starting sticking stuff down, and went for it. I also stayed pretty closely within my comfort zone - paint, mists, and little collections of papers and other goodies- which helped keep me to keep going because things felt comfortable.
So there you go, if you’re having trouble putting a layout together, keep it simple by sticking with things you feel comfortable with and stop thinking about it, just get off your ass and do it. Which is something I need to remind myself every. single. day.