Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Scrapbooking: Simply A Moment - October 2013


Well hello there.

When I rounded-up the Going Postal series on Sunday I mentioned that normal service would resume soon and what better way to get back into the regular swing of things here than with a spot of scrapbooking?
2013 has certainly not been The Year of the Scrapbook round here!

I have several theories as to why that may be [some of which I'll probably bore regale you with at some time in the future ...] however ... it hasn't been an entirely un-scrapped year.

No, there've been a few valiant things which have helped me document at least some of the story of this year:
  1. I'm managing to keep up-to-date with not only taking, but also scrapping my photos from the 52 Weeks of Photos project. One photo per week is the nearest I'll allow myself to get to falling down the Project Life rabbit hole!
  2. I've been scrapping some of My Month in Numbers posts, printing out the full text from my blog posts to slot inside and ...
  3. I've faithfully scrapped every one of my Simply A Moment blog posts and again, I print out the full text, only this time I've been adding it to my pages inside pockets:
If my memory serves me, I don't think I've shared any of them here ... so I'm trying to rectify that by sharing the page I made to accompany my most recent Simply A Moment post:
I also combined it with my 3DJean Design Team post today by using some of the lovely new blank tickets which are perfect for holding stamped dates and small blocks of journaling:
After creating the page from mainly a selection of patterned paper layers, the page was feeling a little too flat for my liking, so I added a couple of colours of Shimmerz Texturez [again, from 3DJean].
These heavily textured pearlised pastes [applied directly to the page by scraping through a section of plastic embroidery canvas] plus a few splatters of Shimmerz spray inks were just the thing the page needed to stop the whole thing feeling too 'safe'.

Ah, I'm living dangerously here you know?

Whoever said scrapbooking couldn't be an extreme sport?  ;-)

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Join me back here on Thursday for something scary.

[No, not a Halloween project but my October Month in Numbers round-up which will serve as a reminder, should you need one, that this year is very nearly over!]

[Please read this with a spooky ghostly voice in your head] I'll be seeing you sooooooooooooooon!

Julie x

4 comments:

  1. Loved this page over on Scattered Scarlet Julie...wish I'd bought some of the tickets on Sunday now:0(

    Enjoy the rest of your week.xxx

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  2. Hi Julie, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris
    http://chelencarter-retiredandlovingit.blogspot.ca/

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  3. You really are the master of colour and shape - I am always in awe of how you can put all these bits together so attractively into a harmonious whole. Lovely ...

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  4. I can´t even remember when I scrapped last! I´ll be scrapping every day for Art Every Day Month in November though. :D
    See you soooooooon! ;)

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