Saturday, March 14, 2009

My scrapbooking and My Little Shoebox

Anyone who knows me very well knows that I love to scrapbook. I mean LOVE to scrapbook. I've been scrapping in one form or another since I was in junior high school. Back then I would cut out pics of my favorite actors and musicians and glue them onto scrap paper and put them in binders and would also scrap miscellaneous pictures I had of my friends and family. I went from that to working on my high school yearbook and served as co-editor my senior year.

Thankfully my style has improved since those days and what used to just be something fun to do has turned into a necessary creative outlet for me and an escape from the stresses of being a busy stay-at-home mom of three kids aged 4 1/2, 3 and 1.

I used to try and scrap something everyday and was on quite a roll for a while this year until my family started getting sick. This page that I am about to share with you was a week in the making...not quite a record for me but at least it's finally done. While I was making pages in an hour or so before I've not had much time to scrap lately since I just haven't had the time or energy to with all the sicky stuff going on at home. I hope to get back into the groove soon but for now here are a page and a card to tide you over...

I fell in love with this cute paper and its embellishments when I saw it during the CHA sneak peeks. It's from a relatively new company called My Little Shoebox and it's ADORABLE. So fun and so perfect for scrapping my kids. They are also having a design team call, so I thought I'd give it a shot since I ADORE their product. Being on a manufacturer design team would be a dream come true for me, so I'll keep my fingers crossed knowing that there will be PLENTY of other competition. But, if I don't make it I can still play with their oh-so-cute stuff. And, by the way, if you want to get a closer look you can just click on the image.


The Malsbary Patch said...

Way cute can come over and hand cut out things for me any time you want!

Janelle said...

I love the stuff you have created with MLS papers! I saw that call too and am thinking about giving it a try, although with scrappers like you trying for it, I probably don't stand a chance! :) I love their stuff, I just bought some in Amarillo the other day and can't wait to play with it!