Scrapbooking?

United States
July 12, 2007 11:32am CST
Does anyone here scrapbook? I DO!!! And I need some help! I havent scrapped in almost a yr....YIKES! Last JUly we were getting ready to buy our home. Everything was packed up!!! We waited and waited and finally the end of October came and we were ready to move in! WELL I HAVE BEEN SOOOOO BUSY since then, with work, cleaning, kids, computer ect...I just dont have the time to scrap. ANd I really want to scrap but dont feel like I have the want to, u know? LOL. I am missing alot of moments....and forgetting about the pictures I have taken, I havent even been taking that many pictures. BAD MOM! Can anyone help me get back into the groove? ANy ideas anybody? PLEASE.
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7 responses
• United States
15 Jul 07
Hi my name is heather I Love to scarp & find myself out of the groove right now I am scrapping Feb 06 just a little behind I have three children & I do a bok for each of them ( i haven't started my sond until I catch up) My suggestion is to write first journal a little to refresh the memories, start taking pics again, use your wall calendar to mark funny stories, events, etc to be ready for when you catch up & then organize what you have if you are not organozed you will hate scrapping Good Luck & have fun
• United States
16 Jul 07
Thank you Heather!!!
• United States
20 Jul 07
great ideas Heather, I really need to start getting back into that as well. I'm so far behind, it's not even funny. I need to alter my priorities and get scrapping.
@toe_ster (771)
• United States
12 Jul 07
I am the same exact way. We just moved into our new place a few months ago and my scrapbooking stuff is still packed away. What I just did recently was go unpack it and set it in a place where I have to pass by it every 10 minutes or so (it is sitting by the front door). And seeing it is my constant reminder, it reminded me to start taking more pics, to get my other pics organized and printed to get started. When I am out and about I make sure to check out the scrapbooking isles or stores. Then actually two days ago I layed out pics I want to work on and did a few pg layouts. Thats really all I coud do having three boys running loose. but it is better than doing nothing before. Maybe doing a pg a day could catch you up.
• United States
16 Jul 07
Thank you! I guess I will have to unpack all my stuff then!
@mean_queen (1713)
• Malaysia
12 Jul 07
Hey jolenegreen~! Well I scrap too but most of the time I digi-scrap since I haven't really got time to do it the good old manual way.. :P I know what you mean by wanting to but not really wanting to. lol. Maybe what you can do is go through the galleries of scrapbookers on those scrapping websites. I don't know about you but it works for me. Whenever I see how beautiful they scrap, I tend to get inspired and really motivated to do mine. :) Well, hope you get your groover back. Happy scrapping~!
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@squaretile (3835)
• Singapore
30 Jul 07
yes I do too!! so great to find mylot scrappers. well, you could scrap about your home! I took before and after pictures of my new home, and stuck them in a book, but haven't gotten to really scrap them yet. but perhaps you have beeter things to scrap about, like the two cute kids in your avatar! well, check out these sites, i always find looking at gorgeous layouts inspiring. instead of scraplifting direct, i try to challenge myself to combine two designs and to use the materials i currently have. www.madewithlove.com.sg http://www.mayaroad.com/ all the best and keep us updated!
@secretbear (19472)
• Philippines
24 Jul 07
you could just take new pictures of your kids but not normal pictures. stolen shots. like when their sleeping, thumb-sucking (if they still do this), while their eating and they look so messy... ^__^;; those funny pictures. my latest collections for my scrapbook are the brand tags of anything that i've bought like shirts, pants, socks or anything that has a cute tag. ^__^
• United States
20 Jul 07
I scrapbook, well sort of! I can't seem to get anything done at home. Although I just cleaned of my desk so now I have no excuses. Usually I don't do anything until my friend and I go somewhere to scrapbook. I do get things done when we do that. But we only go every few months. Now we haven't been scrapbooking since April. We really need to go again, but life seems to be taking over.
@KrisNY (7609)
• United States
16 Jul 07
Go on a vacation and take lots of pictures- and then put them in scrapbooks- a great way to remember the good times- Our when you go camping- take pics of fishing and swimming and stuff and make a scrapbook card or something like that to send to grandparents- showing the fun- I scrapbook but not a lot- My daughter and my mom love to do it- Mom makes cards and such-