Monday, January 4, 2016

Scrapbooking, Busy Playing



Happy New Year!  I have a fun layout for the Memory Nest to share.  This is my Christmas, but not too Christmasy, layout.  My kids were playing so nicely together the other day, so I started to snap a few photos.  Then my daughter said, "Mommy we're too busy playing for pictures."  I just had to make a page about it.  Since it happened right before Christmas, I wanted to use red and green.  My red is a bit more pink and my green is more teal.  I did dig into some of my winter embellishments.  I was really excited to use that llama stamp.  I just seem to really like llamas right now for no particular reason.




I'm also excited to share my nicely organized paper.  My paper has been laying all over my house.  I had some in a drawer, some on my desk, some on a cabinet, a bunch on a shelf, and even a pile on the floor.  It was ridiculous!  I debated for a long time on how to organize it all.  I wanted to do one of those paper towers, but I don't have the room.  I never really thought I would like organizing the paper in these vertical paper holders.  I actually was really against it, but it was the best solution for my space.


I opted for organizing the paper by manufacturer.  Later,  I will go by color within each manufacturer, but I haven't gotten that far yet.  I might tweak it a bit, but for the most part this works for me.  It definitely is a lot better than looking through all the piles I had.  I rediscovered a lot of paper that I had plans for.  I feel inspired again!

3 comments:

  1. LOL- I love the story behind the title! This is adorable! Your llama stamp is so cute and a fun addition. What a difference organization makes! Happy New Year!

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  2. A beautiful page and I love the simple, every day moment story behind the pictures.

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  3. Oh this is too precious - what a fabulous back story to scrap, perfect! Love those subtle colours and the contrast of the black & white photos.

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