Saturday, June 29, 2013

Saturday Scrapbooking!

Will wonders ever cease!  A new scrapbooking layout - the first in over two years.  It felt rusty but fun.  Quite an emotional moment really to look at it sitting on the shelf.  

Much thanks to the inspiration of the Scrapbooking Top 50 Scraplift Challenge and Em Stafrace's Page Drafts sketch

So here was my effort - scrapping three photos from Lakeisha's 21st which was a full on Moulin Rouge theme extravaganza!  And yes I did all the decorations and design for the party myself too!

Thanks for visiting!

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Time for Change

It occurred to me recently that so much has changed in my life, but in some ways so little has changed.  I've spent some time considering how lucky I am to be happy and have the wonderful support I do from Shane and how much I enjoy our Halloween party each year and the incredible amount of work that goes into it.  But I've also missed dog showing and scrapbooking a little too.  It led me to think about the things that are missing from our lives in particular family and various challenges that family can often present.  I've also thought a lot lately about friendships - what makes them and what breaks them.  It's quite sad, but some of the friendships that brought me the greatest pain are probably the ones I miss the most.  But then isn't it always the way that those closest to you are the ones who ultimately hurt you the most.

Half way through 2013 and I am feeling like there are some huge changes in store for family and friends in the second half of the year.  It's been a long while since I've felt this way, but once again I am curious and optimistic about life........ stay tuned.