Thursday, May 24, 2012

and almost 2 years later....

Yes, its been a LONG time since i've posted!  My life is insane.  The stresses of caring for 7 children, including 2 with learning disabilities and 3 on the autistic spectrum, me time has been pretty much eliminated.  I'm working hard to change that.  I've found that its critical for my functioning as a person AND as a mom that i get creative time.  I used to scrap daily, and i'm working toward once or twice a week- Its a compromise that i hope I can make work, because it really is a NEED for me, but as i've discovered, just because something is a need doesn't mean it gets to be met necessarily.  Some needs must be fought for.  Anyway, thought i'd share some layouts i've been working on lately!  I hope to be adding more to this post soon!!!!

Above is Asher :) this page is for his book and has gotten kind of bendy, hence the funny looking shape of the base- i thought he was so cute in his towel, diaper, and RAIN BOOTS on our first "warm enough to take out the sprinkler" day.  (a virtual holiday in our family!)  I used the sketch at in this layout. 

Next is a layout about our trip to the art museum in Seattle, for Chloe's album, which I made today, thinking about how she in particular enjoyed the museum. I used a whole bunch of 7gypsies tags to create the circular form and distressed the paper base.  I used the sketch here

Love me my sketch challenges!! it makes the process so much more about creating and so much less about THINKING- not my forte these days!!!!  well, Adios all! hoping to add more soon!


Debbi Tehrani said...

Wonderful pages and precious photos. Great job with the sketch!

NinaSt said...

Great layouts! Thanks for playing along with Sketchabilities!